User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Global warming
Last updated: Apr 24 2017 01:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump sets exec orders on environment, energy this week - official 24.4.2017 Sify Finance
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, a White House official said on Sunday.
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India's killer heat wave claims 4,620 lives in last four years 23.4.2017 Latest News
If the temperature rises to 4 to 5 degrees above normal, then the condition is termed as a heat wave
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Students pledge to save earth, birds 23.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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Earth Day-2017: Nature's warning - mend ways now or be doomed 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Even as the world celebrated the 48th Earth Day on Saturday, over a hundred farmers from drought-hit Tamil Nadu were seen protesting in the national capital along with the skulls of their kin, who chose to kill themselves as deficit rains for the fourth year in a row spelt doom for them.
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Global warming, a chance to reset development paradigm 21.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The United Nations has marked April 22 as the International Mother Earth Day, and this year the theme is "Environmental and Climate literacy." Literacy, which refers to the knowledge-status of a person, drives change. At this juncture, the Mother Earth is stressed from overuse and pollution. Hence, promoting literacy about environmental degradation and global warming is necessary to create a demand for adjusting the trajectory of modern development towards sustainability and wellbeing. The pursuit of development has led to the current global warming trend. It is a manmade planetary scale phenomenon. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), impacts of global warming are evident in the sea level rise, melting of polar icecaps and increase in extreme climate events. Global warming poses a direct threat to the sustainability of food production, fresh water supplies and human health. Release of carbon dioxide from human developmental activities is the major cause of the current ...
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Over 200 to join 'March for Science' in India 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Joining people in over 500 cities across the world, Coimbatore in India will "stand up for science" in the world's first ever March for Science on Saturday.
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CATCH the spirit of the day 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
On Earth Day (April 23) celebrate the gifts that it has made available to us.
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We need to get rid of carbon in the atmosphere, not just reduce emissions 21.4.2017 News
Paris climate agreement aims to limit global warming below 2 degree Celsius
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Governments can no longer ignore climate change: UNFCCC Executive Secretary 20.4.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa remains optimistic about climate action despite the ‘Trump threat’ to the fate of the Paris Agreement, during an exclusive chat with The Hindu
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Three simple ways to combat the summer of the south 19.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Our summer reality differs a lot from our summer expectations. While we dream about enjoying bright sunshine-filled mornings and drinking tender coconut water in the open air, the harsh rays of the su...
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Divorce Vastu studies from religion: Experts 18.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
There is no reason to think that teaching rudiments of Vastu Shashtra in architecture classrooms is akin to saffronisation, felt teachers of the subject at top institutions of the state. In fact, Vastu studies should be consciously divorced from religion, they argued.
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Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of 'river piracy' 17.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
It also means the water from the glacier ends up in the Pacific Ocean instead of the Arctic's Bering Sea.
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Climate change impacting the faculties of citizens, global leaders? (Comment) 17.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"The rift has accelerated since end of the last year", reported all the major news agencies in North America and elsewhere. "It may get close to a full break, never seen before in the history," they added.
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Genomic boost to protect Assam's muga silkworm 17.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A "snapshot" of the muga silkworm genome decoded by Indian scientists offers vital clues for imparting disease-resistance to help conserve the economically important insect which spins the distinctive golden yellow fabric synonymous with Assam.
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NASA's global temperature analysis declares March 2017 second hottest on record! 17.4.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The monthly analysis by the team at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York is assembled from publicly available data acquired by about 6,300 meteorological stations around the world, ship- and buoy-based instruments measuring sea surface temperature, and Antarctic research stations.
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A glacial fight 16.4.2017 Hindu: Home
While India and Pakistan have been unable to resolve the Siachen dispute, the new enemy is global warming
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Antarctica was once green: Scientists 15.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 300 million years ago, the frozen, inhospitable Antarctica was covered by lush subtropical forests, according to scientists.
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Making a point through her work 14.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In summer 2014, a German astronaut on the International Space Station posted an image to his Twitter account with the caption, "My saddest photo yet." It showed the lights of the Gaza Strip from above; what the astronaut saw but the static shot did not capture were rockets flying over the strip amid the region's 50-day war between Israel and Palestine. Back on earth, at least one person was instantly captivated. "I was immediately like, download, print," said Céline Semaan, a Lebanese designer and the founder of Slow Factory, a Brooklyn fashion company that began in 2012 with the goal of creating and selling products that raise awareness around issues such as the plight of refugees or the threat of global warming. Eventually, Céline printed the image onto silk scarves for a collection called "Cities by Night." The current political climate has provided ample fodder for her creative challenges. This spring, Céline, who arrived in Canada with her parents in the late 1980s as a refugee ...
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Automakers raise the stakes in SUVs as Trump vows to ease fuel rules 13.4.2017 News
Pickup trucks and SUVs have accounted for about 62% of all new vehicles sold in US so far this year
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Dry foliage adds to emission: Experts 12.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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