User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Jul 21 2017 07:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Manavikam to focus on study of humanities 13.7.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Pattom school initiative to raise quality of studies
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Look at climate change 9.7.2017 Hindu: Opinion
 The research on the link between El Nino and the warming of the Bay of Bengal will serve little purpose in preventing calamities (”Scientists find out why Chennai was deluged in 2015,” July 6). It un...
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Extreme sea levels likely to be more frequent: Study 9.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With a surge in global warming, extreme sea levels that are expected to happen on average once every 100 years could, now occur every decade or even every year by 2050, a study cautioned.
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Why is our air becoming dangerous? 8.7.2017 Hindu: Home
What is polluting cities?It is now a part of record that several cities in India are among the most polluted in the world. The villain, in most cases, is aerosols and particulate matter. It is a catch...
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Leading the way in sustainability: generating zero-waste 8.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Climate change is no longer a buzzword for politicians. It is real. The planet as we know it is changing. The environment is creaking and falling apart after decades of abuse. Everyone has the right t...
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Fact check: Climate change responsible for over 30% of all deaths in India 6.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Since April 2010, water- and earth-based natural calamities caused 15,287 deaths in India
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Climate change may turn Africa's arid Sahel green - researchers 6.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Alex Whiting LONDON, July 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius and triggers more frequent heavy rainfall, scientists said on Wednesday.
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Van Mahotsava celebration 2017 5.7.2017 Kangla Online
Van Mahotsava celebration 2017
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‘Waterman’ opposes interlinking of rivers 5.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
They will trigger judicial hassles, says Rajendra Singh
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BSF’s intensive plantation drive in Jaisalmer border 3.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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The harvest shall come 3.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Liz Graznak is the co-owner of Happy Hollow Farm, a family operation located in Missouri, USA, where she grows crops like tomatoes. Liz said she's seen big changes in weather conditions since she started farming 10 years ago. These days, she said, "it's more extreme one way or the other." This and other effects of climate change represent a global challenge, and farmers like Liz have found themselves on the front lines of the struggle to adapt. For her, that meant altering the way she farms. Large tunnels covered in plastic dot the seven acres where she grows vegetables, protecting them from greater variability in rainfall and temperature. In the village of Joynagar in West Bengal, Srimonto Soren is dealing with such challenges in his own way. He grows rice, long beans and ladies fingers. Like Liz, Srimonto has been farming for the past 10 years, and noticed shifts that affect his livelihood, such as rainfall that's now "more erratic and unpredictable." Srimonto and other farmers in the area look to ...
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'Small rise in temperatures may cause heavy rain, heat waves' 3.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Even a slight rise in global temperatures may lead to extreme weather conditions, say scientists who found that just half a degree Celsius of warming has led to an increase in heat waves and heavy rains across the planet.
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Climate-proofed and inclusive 2.7.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Projects to help people adapt to climate change should not inadvertently worsen living conditions of the poor
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Explainer: How the Sunderbans is losing its mangrove forest? 2.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The mangrove forest cover in the Indian Sunderbans has been depleting alarmingly over the past few decades. The fragile ecosystem of the Indian Sunderbans that, other than being home to the Royal Beng...
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Parijat Industries giving a sniff of hope to pest-hit farmers 1.7.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Parijat Industries giving a sniff of hope to pest-hit farmers
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Parijat Industries giving a sniff of hope to pest-hit farmers 1.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Parijat Industries giving a sniff of hope to pest-hit farmers
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Climate change to make US poorer, increase inequality: Study 30.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In what could settle the debate over whether climate change will help or hurt the US economy, new research projects that unabated rise in global temperatures will make the country poorer and more unequal.
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Nitish to review flood preps tomorrow 29.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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Odisha government develops Real Time Flood Forecasting Model 28.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that his government has developed a Real Time Flood Forecasting Model for the entire Mahanadi river basin for better flood control.
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Study expects 2 billion climate change refugees by 2100 27.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Global mean sea level rise may dislocate hundreds of millions of people by 2100, making about one-fifth of the world's population -- two billion people -- climate change refugees, says a study.
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