User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Jun 28 2016 14:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Indian researchers exploring the Arctic 18.6.2016 Hindu: Science
From metering the precipitation in the Arctic region to drawing up a baseline data on microbial biodiversity in Kongsfjorden sediments and carrying out a biochemical evaluation and biomarker character...
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Obama family explores ''Big Room'' cavern on national parks tour 18.6.2016 Zee News : World
US President Barack Obama and his family escaped the blistering heat of the Chihuahuan Desert on Friday when they went through a maze of ancient caverns where the only sound was the drip-dripping from stalactites.
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'Rare, dangerous' heat headed to parts of Western US 18.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
Extreme heat is likely to become more common, scientists say, blaming man-made greenhouse gas pollution.
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On Day to Combat Desertification, UN calls for action to restore land resources 17.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, June 17 :Nearly 800 million people are chronically undernourished as a direct consequence of land degradation, declining soil, fertility, unsustainable water use, drought and biodiversity loss, requiring long-term solutions to help communities increase resilience to climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared on Friday.
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Ganga’s properties 17.6.2016 Hindu: Opinion
Although scientists have a responsibility to educate and enlighten society, they should not be hasty in dealing with issues especially connected to religious practices (“Testing the waters: Labs stud...
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Flood protection plan soon: Governor 17.6.2016 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Addressing the 15 Tamil Nadu Assembly, Mr. Rosaiah said the devastating floods in December had caused heavy damage in several parts of the State.
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Marching onwards from Paris 15.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Marching onwards from Paris
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Working towards popularising the concept of green buildings 15.6.2016 Hindu: National
Is there a growing awareness among the people of Mysuru about the concepts of climate change and global warming consequent to drought and unprecedented heat in the recent past? Are people warming up t...
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Hottest summers on the cards for the world in 50 years! 15.6.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
If this happens, then the resultant impact due to the rising temperatures will also affect our health, damage crops and deepen droughts. 
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Marching onwards from Paris 15.6.2016 Hindu: Home
The Bonn meeting could energise the global discussion on the types of changes needed to reduce emissions
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Brace for warmest ever summers across the globe in 50 years 14.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Washington, June 14 : In less than five decades, summers across most of the globe could be hotter than any summer experienced by people to date, researchers have estimated.
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Why Greenland benefits from global warming 14.6.2016 TOI: Home
The north Atlantic island "is in the midst of new thinking", Environment Minister Mala Hoy Kuko said, to capitalize on an alarming thaw that included a record early melt on the vast ice sheet in April 2016 before a cooler May.
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Women and girls more affected by drought: Maha Governor 13.6.2016 Oneindia.in: News
Mumbai, Jun 13 The Governor of Maharashtra Ch Vidyasagar Rao today observed that women and girls are deeply impacted by poverty, climate change, food insecurity and lack of development and said that even in the ongoing drought in Marathwada, it is
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France floods tied to global warming: study 12.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
France floods tied to global warming: study
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Pre-monsoon rain pattern has changed in Assam, Tripura 12.6.2016 The Assam Tribune
Pre-monsoon rain pattern has changed in Assam, Tripura
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The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India’s wetlands. But is this the best way? 12.6.2016 FirstPost: India

Wetlands are the natural kidneys of our planet, and in India, they deserve much more than what the Draft Wetlands Rules 2016 propose

The post The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India’s wetlands. But is this the best way? appeared first on Firstpost.

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‘False assertion made by Environment Ministry’ 11.6.2016 The Assam Tribune
‘False assertion made by Environment Ministry’
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Turns out, climate change hurts globalized economy too 11.6.2016 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, Jun 11 : The globalization has made the economic production far more vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather, including heat stress on workers, according to a new study.
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German modelling to crack monsoon code 10.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
IIT-Madras associates itself with Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research’s project, IMD kept in the loop
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Coal revenues suffer Rs 2,400 cr loss in 2016 due to drought:Greenpeace analysis 10.6.2016 New Kerala: India News
Mumbai, Jun 9 : The water scarcity crippling large parts of India has already cost coal power companies nearly 7 billion units in lost electricity generation, with an estimated revenue loss of Rs. 2,400 crore in the first five months of 2016 alone, according to an analysis by Greenpeace India presented at a press conference in Mumbai on Thursday.
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