User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Mar 29 2017 24:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Unicef urges funding to tide over Sri Lanka drought 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday called for $1 million in funding to combat an ongoing drought in Sri Lanka.
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At 63 million, India has highest number of people living in rural areas without access to clean water: Report 21.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
According to the report released to mark World Water Day, which is observed on 22 March each year, without access to clean water, 63 million people are living in rural areas in India.
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Not a drop anywhere! 63 mn Indians still do not have access to clean water 21.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
According to reports, India also ranks in the top 38% of countries most vulnerable to climate change
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Raise voice, or country will be sold out: Chukki Nanjundaswamy 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
International Council for Environmental Protection launched in city
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Jungle book 18.3.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
From creating forests in just 800 sq ft to nurturing 300 acre-woodlands that are replenishing water tables, meet today’s green warriors who are fighting deforestation and global warming
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Students learn about climate change on last day of Science Express 15.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Students of classes VII and VIII, DAV Model School, Sector 15-A visited the Science Express train in Chandigarh Railway station on the last day of the event, which was aimed at understanding climate change, it’s impact, adaptations, mitigation, international negotiations and positive actions.
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Nirmala Sitharaman’s ‘tea time’ on climate, tourism 15.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
In order to take a relook at the impact of climate change on tea production and explore the potential of tea tourism in India, Union commerce and industries minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet scientists from IITs, stakeholders of the tea industry,
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Defense Secretary James Mattis cites climate change as national security challenge 15.3.2017 Latest News
His testimony before a Senate panel recognises a threat others in the administration reject
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Research for drought-resistant crops gets boost as U.S. joins seeds treaty 14.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, March 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists' efforts to develop new crops able to resist climate change, droughts and other shocks have been boosted by the United States joining an international seeds treaty, a research group said on Tuesday.
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Can't only blame global warming for Himalayan glaciers' faster 14.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, said the glaciers in the Himalayas have been by and large shrinking in volume and showing a retreating front.
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Growth inequality is emptying out villages in India's 6th richest state 10.3.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Uttarakhand is the sixth richest state in India in terms of per capita income
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INTERVIEW-"No time for trial and error" as Cape Town's mayor leads green push 8.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Laurie Goering LONDON, March 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - National leaders may have been the ones to sign the Paris Agreement to combat climate change - but when it comes to putting the deal into effect, "it is cities that drive most of the change", says Cape Town's mayor Patricia de Lille.
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‘We will seek audit of the fiscal impact of demonetisation’ 8.3.2017 Hindu: Interview
The CAG talks about his office’s expanding role, from cricket to the UN, over and above its primary mandate of monitoring government expenditure
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When fences eat crops 7.3.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
In a nation where a large number of citizens are still agriculturists, it is both ironic and disheartening that successive governments over the past two decades have continually overlooked the needs of the rural and agricultural sectors.
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FACTBOX-From new beans to ancient plants, drought-busting crops take root 6.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, March 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As farmers worldwide experience more frequent drought and erratic rainfall linked to climate change, the race to find and improve drought-resistant crops grows ever more important.
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Bringing water to Kenya's drought-stricken wildlife 5.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
After the rains failed for the third time in November, Mwalua was so distressed by the obviously weak and thirsty animals that he began seeking donations to bring water to the Taita Hills sanctuary.
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