User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Oct 22 2014 19:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wild weather forces climate adaptation on Europe's political agenda 14.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

European Environment Agency finds adapting to climate change now on political agenda but action on ground still rare

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New study show why Karakoram glaciers aren’t melting despite global warming 14.10.2014 FirstPost: Life

These glaciers have exhibited mass stability or even expansion in the Karakoram region contrasting with the glacial mass loss across the nearby Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau.

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Climate change `immediate` national security risk: Pentagon 14.10.2014 Zee News : World
Rising global temperatures, rapidly melting arctic ice and other effects of climate change are posing immediate risks to US national security and military and humanitarian operations, the Pentagon warned Monday.
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Hagel: Climate change will challenge US military 14.10.2014 Sify News
Rising sea levels and other effects of climate change will pose major challenges for America's military, including more and worse natural disasters and the threat that food and water shortages
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Urban green spaces for climate change 13.10.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Flash floods and extreme rainfall events are becoming common occurrences now. The recent flood in the Kashmir valley has brought to the focus how nature plays havoc if interventions are inappropriate. In the year 2005, India's highly populated city Mumbai was completely shut down due to extreme rainfall and flooding, with flood waters to a depth of 0.5 m to 1.5 m in low-lying areas, causing severe economic losses and damage to infrastructure. A team of World Bank and climate change experts noted that though the city is prone to frequent floods as being in a tropical region and receiving abundant monsoon rains. The risk to flood was aggravated by the manmade geography; especially due to inhibition of natural runoff surface water and loss of network of drains, rivers, creeks and ponds that drain directly into the sea (Ranger et al. 2011) and the unplanned urbanisation is again believed to have affected the flood management capacity of the Kashmir valley causing extensive damage. The IPCC fifth assessment ...
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Pentagon: global warming will change how US military trains and goes to war 13.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

Climate change to become immediate factor for all strategic, operational and planning decisions

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Mystery behind the stable Karakoram glaciers unveiled 13.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
After years of remaining a subject of mystery the reason behind the Kararoram glaciers' stability has finally been revealed.
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Why the Karakoram glaciers are not melting 13.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Even as the climate continues to grow warmer and melt glaciers around the world, the stable glaciers of the Himalaya's Karakoram region, a picturesque chain of snowy peaks spanning the borders between Pakistan, India and China, has long been a ...
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Building for the future 11.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Building for the future
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Building for the future 11.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Building for the future
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'Cities Contributing to Climate Change' 11.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Coastal cities need to plan for climate change 10.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Coastal cities in India need to plan and implement climate risk management strategies as an integral part of city development, experts said Friday.
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Coastal cities need to plan for climate change 10.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Coastal cities in India need to plan and implement climate risk management strategies as an integral part of city development, experts said Friday.
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Coastal cities need to plan for climate change 10.10.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Oct 10 : Coastal cities in India need to plan and implement climate risk management strategies as an integral part of city development, experts said Friday.
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Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week: Gauri and Nainika use fashion to raise awareness on global ... 10.10.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Gauri & Nainika raised awareness on global warming through their Spring-Summer 2015 creation. Gauri & Nainika proved that fashion can also be a powerful tool to raise awareness on issues which the world se
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Dutch lessons to keep Indian feet dry 10.10.2014 Hindu: Home
Holland’s response to rising sea levels and intense rainfall linked to climate change offers a template of policies and innovations for countries such as India
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Gauri-Nainika pay tribute to Mother Nature at Wills fashion fest 9.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
They believe that looking beautiful is everyone's right and seek to project this through their collection which can be defined as classic, feminine and glamorous. The spring summer line of designer duo Gauri and Nainika at ongoing Wills Lifestyle ...
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Expect more rain 9.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Expect more rain
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US tidal floods will be `chronic` in 15 yrs: Study 8.10.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Many US coastal communities already struggle with flooding at high tides, a problem that will become "chronic" in the coming 15 years due to global warming, scientists said Wednesday.
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Gujarat getting warmer every year: Study - Times of India 7.10.2014 Gujarat News
Gujarat getting warmer every year: Study Times of India AHMEDABAD: The average annual minimum temperature in Gujarat is increasing by 0.02 degree celsius every year, while the maximum temperature is also increasing at the same rate. This was revealed in the 'State-Level Climate Change Trends in ...
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