User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Global warming
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Hawaii faces more flooding with possible record high tides 23.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Hawaii will likely suffer more coastal flooding this week driven by record high tides, a symptom of global warming that could become routine within decades, scientists said Monday.
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An Inconvenient Sequel: cinema with a cause 22.5.2017 Hindu: Home
India’s concerns feature in second Al Gore documentary
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It's high time we take politics out of 'climate change' debates: Here's why 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
In climate-controlled place, weather is a reminder of one's privilege, luck or hardship
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Delhi can become a desert if green cover goes: HC 21.5.2017 deccanherald.com
The national capital can turn into a desert if the green cover and forest land fall prey to illegal construction and encroachment, the Delhi High Court has observed. It said this environmental issue was a matter of concern and needed to be addressed on a war footing in view of the adverse impact due to global warming. "The city is facing (the threat) of advent of a desert. It is the biggest threat the city is facing as green cover goes away," a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar observed while hearing a PIL against alleged encroachment on forest land near Neb Sarai village in south Delhi. The petition has sought blocking of a road constructed in the forest to provide access for emergency vehicles to reach Indira Enclave, an unauthorised colony, close to the posh Sainik Farms area which too has been in the news over alleged illegal constructions there. The court did not approve of the road being built through the forest, which is in the ridge area of the city, saying, ...
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Cracking Washington's gridlock to save the planet 20.5.2017 All International Stories
'If Americans demand action on climate change from Congress, there's no doubt that it will happen'
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Antarctica is on the verge of turning green, thanks to climate change! 20.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The scientists analysed data for the last 150 years, and found clear evidence of “changepoints” — points in time after which biological activity clearly increased — in the past half century.
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How melting ice sheets in Antarctica could wreak havoc around world 20.5.2017 TOI: Home
Recent computer forecasts suggest that if greenhouse emissions continue at a high level, parts of Antarctica could break up rapidly, causing the sea to rise 6 feet or more by the end of this century.
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Researchers warn against betting on deployment of carbon removal technologies 19.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Two researchers from the Stanford University on Friday warned against betting the future of the planet on massive-scale deployment of carbon removal technologies.
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Climate change could potentially wipe tiny island nations off the map: Prince Charles 19.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Charles said some northern nations seemed worryingly ambivalent about the difference.
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Anil Madhav Dave was an exceptional personality, his last wish says it all 18.5.2017 Zee News : India National
Anil Madhav Dave, an expert in river conservation and a member of the parliamentary forum on global warming, was appointed environment minister only last year.
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Basic energy access does not unlock broader socio-economic benefits 18.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Decentralised solar power, when utilised by unelectrified households, reduces money spent on kerosene but is not conducive to accessing larger social and economic benefits, a study published in Science Advances, an online publication, has found.
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Guilt-free online shopping: Can parcel deliveries ever be carbon-neutral? 18.5.2017 News
Buying online is always a preferred choice for many
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Anil Madhav Dave - A man passionate about river conservation 18.5.2017 Zee News : India National
Anil Madhav Dave was involved in social work right from his early days and founded NGO "Narmada Samagra" for conservation of the river.
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Dave - A man passionate about river conservation 18.5.2017 deccanherald.com
An expert in river conservation and a member of the parliamentary forum on global warming, environment was a subject close to the heart of Anil Madhav Dave who was appointed environment minister only last year. Dave was involved in social work right from his early days and founded NGO "Narmada Samagra" for conservation of the river. A two-time Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh, Dave was known in the BJP as a man gifted with immaculate organisational skills. He had a long time association with the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh and shot into prominence in 2003 when he crafted the strategy leading to the defeat of Chief Minister Digvijay Singh. Following this, Uma Bharti who became the Chief Minister, made him Advisor to the CM. As an NCC Air Wing Cadet he took his early flying lessons and found a lifetime passion. He was a holder of a private pilot licence and had once flown a Cessna aircraft around the banks of Narmada for 18 hours. As Rajya Sabha MP, he has served as Member of Parliamentary Forum on ...
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Dave — A man passionate about river conservation 18.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The Environment Minister, who passed away on Thursday, was involved in social work right from his early days and founded the ‘Narmada Samagra’ .
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Electricity access doesn't mean broader socio-economic benefits for Indians 18.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Installing a solar lighting system had little effect on the household patterns of time spent on work
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Climate change: Nations pin hopes on India, China 17.5.2017 TOI: Home
Trump doubts global warming has a human cause and says he will decide on a campaign threat to "cancel" the Paris Agreement, the first to bind all nations to set goals to curb emissions, after a group of Seven summit in Italy on May 26-27.
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Minister paints a grim picture of State’s water security 17.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
State considering setting up desalination plants along coastline
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Coffee Board to seek higher subsidy for growers 17.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Coffee Board will soon urge the central government to increase subsidy on lift-irrigation equipment to 80 per cent from 25 per cent for growers to harvest water for plantations, said the board's chairman.
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NASA's global temperature analysis declares April 2017 second hottest in 137 years! 16.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
This past April was only slightly warmer than the third warmest April, which occurred in 2010 and was 0.87 degrees warmer than the mean.
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