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Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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196 nations near climate deal 14.12.2014 Telegraph: International
Negotiators from around the globe were haggling today over the final elements of a draft climate change deal that would, for the first time in history, commit every nation to cutting its greenhouse gas emissions.
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Jammu Kashmir is preparing to combat harsh winter after the floods 13.12.2014 New Kerala: India News
By Nazam Din Mir and Priyanka Chatterjee, Srinagar, Dec. 13 : In Jammu and Kashmir, this month has been about elections, terrorist attacks and ceasefire violations. All this has completely wiped out the floods from the headlines that had hit the state in September leaving its people completely shattered.
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In overtime, U.N. climate talks head for watered-down deal in Lima 13.12.2014 FirstPost: World

LIMA (Reuters) - United Nations climate talks, which ran on into a an extra day on Saturday, are heading for a watered-down deal on limiting global warming, leaving many of the toughest issues for next year's Paris summit.

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United Nations climate talks head for watered-down deal in Lima 13.12.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
United Nations climate talks, which ran on into a an extra day on Saturday, are heading for a watered-down deal on limiting global warming, leaving many of the toughest issues for next year's Paris summit. Peruvian Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, hosting the talks, told delegates that a new text on Saturday morning to try to break impasses was not perfect, but reflected common ground. Rich and poor nations were at odds after two weeks of talks in Peru over how to share the burden of curbing rising world emissions and how to raise a promised $100 billion a year by 2020 to help the poor cope with a warmer world. Lima is meant to establish the building blocks of a new global deal to limit climate change to be agreed at a U.N. summit in Paris in December 2015, but many of the most contentious issues remain to be decided. "We are pushing the big things to Paris," one delegate said on Saturday in a break in the talks on how to avert more floods, heat waves, droughts and rising seas. China, the ...
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With rich-poor split, climate talks run into overtime 13.12.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
UN climate talks went deep into overtime on Friday as negotiators struggled to break a deadlock between rich and developing nations on the underpinnings of a world carbon-cutting pact. 
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NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change 12.12.2014 Hindustan Times: World
NASA is offering more than 35000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that make use of climate data to address vulnerabilities faced by the US in coping with climate ...
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NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change 12.12.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
NASA has offered $35,000 in prizes to create apps which use US climate data. The contest, called the Climate Resilience Data Challenge in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), offers prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that will help the United States cope with climate change.
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NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change 12.12.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Dec 12 : NASA has offered $35,000 in prizes to create apps which use US climate data. The contest, called the Climate Resilience Data Challenge in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), offers prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that will help the United States cope with climate change.
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NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change 12.12.2014 All News-IANS Stories
NASA has offered $35,000 in prizes to create apps which use US climate data. The contest, called the Climate Resilience Data Challenge in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), offers prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that will help ...
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Scant progress as UN climate talks in Lima enter final stretch 12.12.2014 FirstPost: World

UN global warming talks head into their last scheduled day on Friday with rich and poor countries arguing over what kind of climate action plans they should present.

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Radiation processing units for three places 12.12.2014 Hindu: Madurai
“They will treat medicinal and food products”
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U.S.’s Kerry tells rich and poor to make climate deal to avoid ‘tragedy’ 12.12.2014 FirstPost: World

LIMA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Thursday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N.

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Call for policy changes 12.12.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Apples and oranges figured prominently on the concluding day of the Meet of the Mountain States here as elected leaders of the Himalayan states gave a collective call for policy changes to address development issues today which coincided with International Mountain Day.
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U.S.’s Kerry tells all nations to work on climate to avoid ‘tragedy’ 12.12.2014 FirstPost: World

LIMA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for all nations to work for an ambitious U.N. deal next year to fight climate change, saying time was running out to reverse a course "leading to tragedy".

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Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise 12.12.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
High in the Peruvian Andes, the glacier-fed lake Laguna 513 brims with meltwater atop a populated valley in a region prone to earthquakes.
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Peru’s melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise 12.12.2014 FirstPost: World

CARHUAZ, Peru (Reuters) - High in the Peruvian Andes, the glacier-fed lake Laguna 513 brims with meltwater atop a populated valley in a region prone to earthquakes.

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Drying Amazon may speed up global climate change 11.12.2014 All News-IANS Stories
A 13-year decline in vegetation in the eastern and southeastern Amazon has been linked to a decade-long rainfall decline in the region, finds a NASA-funded study.
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Latin American nations struggle to reconcile growth, climate action 11.12.2014 FirstPost: World

LIMA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the U.N. climate talks this week, a group of Latin American and Caribbean countries are pushing a bold goal: A world with zero net emissions by 2050. But achieving that even within their own borders will be a challenge as the region struggles to harmonise often competing ambitions for economic growth and climate action, Peruvian and Colombian experts said

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India talks tough, invokes WTO at UN climate meet in Lima 10.12.2014 HBL: Home
No review of emission cut targets: Javadekar
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Govt. policies aimed at ensuring rapid development: Javadekar 10.12.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Dec. 10 : Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has said the Narendra Modi-led government in New Delhi is pursuing action-oriented policies to ensure rapid development to the people while purposefully addressing climate change.
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