User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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Climate change is more than an environmental issue | Ed Miliband 22.2.2015 Guardian: Comment is Free
Tackling global warming is not just a global responsibility, argues the leader of the Labour party, it’s an economic necessity for Britain The general election means 2015 is a critical year for Britain. It is also a critical year for the world on climate change. Within months of Britain voting, the UN is holding a summit in Paris to agree a binding global agreement to tackle climate change. But there is a real danger that this great chance to achieve action is going to slip by, without the world even noticing. That might suit some politicians at home but it will be a disaster for our country and the world. Climate change has never been just an environmental issue. It affects the economy, migration and living standards ...
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For water resilience 21.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
For water resilience
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The Climate is Changing: So What? 19.2.2015 Hindu: News
We will act only if it makes sense personally for us to act
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Women - the soft target of the natural disasters 19.2.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Women - the soft target of the natural disasters' at newkerala.com.
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Concern over impact of Bhutan hydel projects 19.2.2015 The Assam Tribune
Concern over impact of Bhutan hydel projects
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Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans in Bengal 19.2.2015 FirstPost: Life

Seas are rising more than twice as fast as the global average in the Sundarbans, a low-lying delta region of about 200 islands in the Bay of Bengal where some 13 million live.

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Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans 18.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans
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Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans 18.2.2015 FirstPost: Life

Seas are rising more than twice as fast as the global average here in the Sundarbans, a low-lying delta region of about 200 islands in the Bay of Bengal.

The post Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans appeared first on Firstpost.

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The world could go hungry 18.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
The world could go hungry
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Is the CIA trying to weaponise weather? 18.2.2015 Hindu: International
Using the weather as a weapon to subjugate the globe sounds like the modus operandi of a James Bond villain, but a senior climate scientist has expressed concern over the US intelligence services’...
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Climate change hampering world food production: scientists 17.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Climate change hampering world food production: scientists
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Keep tunnelling, expect deluge: Uttarakhand flood survivors 17.2.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Keep tunnelling, expect deluge: Uttarakhand flood survivors
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A wake-up call 16.2.2015 FrontLine: Home
The books calls for a new economic model and a new way of sharing the planet. By SHELLEY WALIA
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Can the CIA weaponise the weather? 16.2.2015 Guardian: Environment
A leading climate-change scientist has warned that the US secret service’s interest in geoengineering technology may not be benign. But it’s not the first time a government has tried to control weather patterns Using the weather as a weapon to subjugate the globe sounds like the modus operandi of a James Bond villain, but a senior climate scientist has expressed concern over the US intelligence services’ apparent interest in geoengineering. Geoengineering seeks to combat climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or by increasing the reflectivity of the earth – with clouds or even space dust – to reduce the sun’s ...
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Climate change hampering world food production: Scientists 16.2.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The acceleration climate change and its impact on agricultural production means that profound societal changes will be needed in coming decades to feed the world's growing population, researchers at an annual science conference said.
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Assam tea industry should increase production: ABITA 16.2.2015 ET: Agriculture
In recent years, the shortage of labour in tea estates had also thrown up a challenge to meet targets in production, thereby necessitating the option of mechanisation in plucking.
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Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India 16.2.2015 Rediff: News
India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day.
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Mahyco, Arcadia reach key milestone in development of WUE rice 15.2.2015 ET: Agriculture
Seed company Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds (Mahyco) said it has achieved a key milestone in the development of 'water use efficient' rice using the technology by Arcadia Biosciences.
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'Capital City Hotter than Jaipur, Delhi' 15.2.2015 newindianexpress.com
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US should prepare for 'unprecedented drought' 14.2.2015 TOI: Home
In a paper, published by the journal Science Advances, researchers warn that a vast swathe of the US, including the south-west states and the central plains, should prepare for “unprecedented drought conditions”
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