User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Mar 24 2017 13:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Temperature drop led to mass extinction 35 million years ago 24.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Researchers from Australian National University (ANU) detected the mass extinction of pygopodoid geckos by using molecular evolutionary methods to examine fossil records.
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Halve carbon emissions each decade to combat warming: study 23.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists proposed on Thursday a legislative and economic framework to halve the world's carbon dioxide emissions every decade from 2020 and combat climate change, by issuing hefty penalties on carbon emitters.
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Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities 23.3.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-FLOODS/WEATHER-CLIMATECHANGE (ANALYSIS):ANALYSIS-Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities
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China's coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, spelling disaster 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The report by China`s State Oceanic Administration showed that average coastal sea levels in 2016 were up 38 millimetres compared to the previous year, and saw record-breaking highs in the months of April, September, November and December. 
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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Watery woes! 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
March 22 is World Water Day. While there’s so much talk on water being limited, let’s also see what we can do to optimally utilise this.
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FEATURE-Honduran farmers prize rainwater as most precious harvest 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the heart of Honduras' notorious "Dry Corridor", the most important harvest for farmer Daniel Cruz Castro is rainwater.
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Project to tackle ‘Climate change’ 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Drought-hit Mahabubnagar district and its environs could see more dry conditions in the years ahead because of the impact of climate change. To help the farmers tackle the crises with a multi-fold sci...
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Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.
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One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040: Unicef 22.3.2017 All International Stories
More than 36 countries are currently enduring extreme water stress, the report said
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1 in 4 children will live with water shortages by 2040: UNICEF 22.3.2017 DNA: Health
In research released on World Water Day, the UN children's agency warned that in just over two decades nearly 600 million children will be living in areas with severely limited safe water sources, as population growth and surging demand for water clash with the effects of climate change.
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One in four children may face severe water shortages by 2040 - UNICEF 22.3.2017 DNA: Health
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in four children - 600 million in total - may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, putting them at risk of deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea, the U. N. children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.
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FEATURE-Solar boreholes, irrigated crops throw lifeline to Kenyan herders 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Anthony Lang'at GARISSA, Kenya, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the only borehole with water for miles around, the troughs are under siege in Saretho village as hundreds of camels, cattle, sheep and goats await their turn.
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Indians without clean water exceed Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand population 22.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Number is 63 mn, which is more than populations of Australia, Bulgaria, Lanka, Sweden put together
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600 mn kids will face extreme water shortage by 2040 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 600 million children, one in four worldwide, will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UN report.
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World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
According to a UN report, nearly 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040.
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Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO 21.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO
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Put the rainfall and air-conditioning back into trees, scientists say 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - International climate and environment agreements have a flaw which may jeopardise attempts to curb global warming quickly: they do not highlight the role trees play in creating rainfall and cooling the earth's surface, 22 scientists said on Tuesday.
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World Water Day Reflections 21.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The U.N. General Assembly in 1993 designated March 22 as World Water Day and over the years as water resources are increasingly critically threatened and as acess to safe drinking water to greater numbers of people becomes a growing reality, this day has become a very important day and so too the themes chosen to motivate particularly policy makers and administrators dealing with critical resources such as water.
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Number of rural Indians without clean water equivalent to UK population - charity 21.3.2017 DNA: Health
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is home to the highest number of rural people without access to clean water, and faces increased strain on scarce resources due to a rising population and climate change among other factors, a development charity said on Tuesday.
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