User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Jun 23 2017 09:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Massive deforestation causes weather disasters 23.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Massive deforestation causes weather disasters
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Darjeeling shutdown hits tea industry's production, revenue 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Darjeeling tea industry is expected to lose 20 per cent of its premium quality annual production and 40 per cent of its revenue due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, say tea planters.
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Early weather forecasts key to saving lives in drought - U.N. 19.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With droughts set to become more frequent due to global warming, delivering timely, long-term weather forecasts to farmers in the developing world will be key to limiting damage and saving lives, the head of the U. N. food agency said on Monday.
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The last expedition of similar scale in Qinghai-Tibet plateau was conducted in the 1970s
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 Zee News : World
The expedition will take scientists to a pass linking to South Asia, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 ET: Infrastructure
India's future infrastructure investment requirements rise to 8.8 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) when adjusted for climate resilience, ADB said.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Asia and Pacific countries, including India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, need to thwart challenges posed by natural calamities that have been taking toll on their infrastructure, ADB has said.
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Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched! 18.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.
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China includes $50 billion CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibetan plateau 18.6.2017 News
Archaeologists will try to answer why humans came to this plateau, where did they come from
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China includes CPEC in expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 TOI: Home
China has included the controversial $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor in its second scientific expedition to the 4,000-metre-high Qinghai-Tibet plateau to study changes in climate, biodiversity and environment over the past decades in the region. The expedition will also take scientists to a pass linking to south Asia, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
China has included the controversial USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor in its second scientific expedition to the 4,000-metre-high Qinghai-Tibet plateau to study changes in climate, biodiversity and environment over the past decades in the region.
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Harsh Vardhan urges people to become 'paryavaran rakshaks' 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday urged the people to become "paryavaran rakshaks" (environment protectors) to fight the challenges posed by desertification, global warming and climate change.
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Part of forest in Aravalli named after ex-PM Chandra Shekhar 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The forest around Aravalli foothills in Bhondsi area here has been named in the memory of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, who had an farmhouse there and pushed for afforestation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.
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“DESERTIFICATION CAN BE TACKLED EFFECTIVELY WITH PEOPLES’ PARTICIPATION AND COOPERATION AT ALL LEVELS”: UNION ENVIRONMENT MINISTER 17.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Asserting that desertification can be tackled effectively and solutions are possible, Union Environment Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that active participation of the local people and cooperation at all levels are the tools to achieve this aim. The Minister urged the people of Haryana and the nation to become a large force of ‘Paryavaran Rakshaks’ (environment protectors) to fight the challenges posed by desertification, global warming and climate change. Addressing the gathering at a function t
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The Universe in One Tangerine: A Politics of Inter-being 17.6.2017 DNA: India
I have always been a fan of salted cashewnuts—a very expensive treat anywhere in the world. When I was a child, the canteen of Metro Cinema in Bombay had them and if we were very good and very lucky, we might get to eat them during the interval. Those were the only salted cashews I had ever eaten. As an adult, it felt luxurious finding them readily in American supermarkets and of course, on the road in Sri Lanka—still an expensive treat, but available! Like others, I eat cashew nuts quickly and thoughtlessly, as if to catch them before they disappear.   Recently, I got to meet people who work in this sector. They do not like to eat cashew nuts. Perhaps this is because they cannot forget the work that goes into making the nuts look and taste as we like them. They are peeled by hand, stinging and staining the hand. Processing them is laborious. It is not as if cashews grow on trees all the time! It is a short season, and the trees take a long time to get to the point where they yield fruit. Into that long ...
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‘Nation Committed to Achieve Land Degradation Neutrality by 2030’: Dr Harsh Vardhan 16.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that the Modi Government is committed to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality by the year 2030, Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that India’s
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Ronald & Donald: From Reaganian history to Trumpian future of planet Earth (Comment: Special to IANS) 16.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"Tear down this wall," Ronald Reagan, former Republican President of the US, challenged Mikhail Gorbachev in his speech at Brandenburg Gate, in Germany, exactly this week of June in 1987.
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JSW-The Times of India 8th edition calls out green warriors to apply for Earth Care Awards 16.6.2017 TOI: India
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Spurt in dengue cases 14.6.2017 Hindu: National
150 confirmed cases being reported daily
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Spurt in dengue cases in State 13.6.2017 Hindu: News
150 confirmed cases being reported on an average daily
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