User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Global warming
Last updated: Jun 22 2017 17:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India may become 2-4 degrees celsius warmer: Study 22.6.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
But India simply cannot afford to ignore the new health and livelihood challenges
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India may become 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The next year turned out to be India's hottest ever, since record-keeping began in 1901. And earlier in 2017, summer got off to an unprecedented intense start, as heatwaves in late March swept through nine states.
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India may become 2-4 degrees C warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists who studied India's 2015 heatwave that claimed 2,500 lives (over 1,700 in Andhra Pradesh alone) concluded that the region was likely to see intense heatwaves once in every 10 years, instead of once in every 100 years.
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Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier for posterity 21.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
A team of international scientists are transporting samples of ice from a melting glacier in Bolivia to Antarctica, for study and preservation before the glacier disappears.
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Colourful corals in the Red Sea resistant to high temperatures 21.6.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
However, they face other risks like fertilisers, pesticides and oil pollution
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Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached - report 21.6.2017 Sify Finance
By Ron Bousso
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A lot of hot air 19.6.2017 FrontLine: Home
President Trump’s speech announcing the withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change was short on facts, and he took the opportunity to take potshots at India and China. By R. RAMACHANDRAN
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Early weather forecasts key to saving lives in drought - U.N. 19.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With droughts set to become more frequent due to global warming, delivering timely, long-term weather forecasts to farmers in the developing world will be key to limiting damage and saving lives, the head of the U. N. food agency said on Monday.
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Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched! 18.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.
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Harsh Vardhan urges people to become 'paryavaran rakshaks' 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday urged the people to become "paryavaran rakshaks" (environment protectors) to fight the challenges posed by desertification, global warming and climate change.
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“DESERTIFICATION CAN BE TACKLED EFFECTIVELY WITH PEOPLES’ PARTICIPATION AND COOPERATION AT ALL LEVELS”: UNION ENVIRONMENT MINISTER 17.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Asserting that desertification can be tackled effectively and solutions are possible, Union Environment Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that active participation of the local people and cooperation at all levels are the tools to achieve this aim. The Minister urged the people of Haryana and the nation to become a large force of ‘Paryavaran Rakshaks’ (environment protectors) to fight the challenges posed by desertification, global warming and climate change. Addressing the gathering at a function t
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Paradise getting lost 15.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The little pleasures of mountaineering — escaping into the bountiful Nature and discovering yourself while getting lost — have disappeared due to its vulgarisation, as has happened in the case of Moun...
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‘Goa netas allow beef to boost tourism’ 15.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Paris to Pittsburgh 13.6.2017 HBL: Columns
What Trump doesn’t tell us about climate
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War-torn Kabul becomes a protected site for migratory birds 13.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
A rare Afghan marsh that was once a royal hunting ground is set to come under the official protection of the UN environment agency, with the aim of saving hundreds of migratory bird species.On the long, arid journey to the Caucasus and Siberia, across the Hindu Kush massif, the Kol-e-Hashmat Khan wetlands outside Kabul provide sanctuary for the thousands of storks, egrets, pelicans and flamingos that head north every spring from southern India.But after 40 years of conflict and neglect, their habitat is being threatened by the growth in new homes, irrigation systems, rubbish and global warming
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Global warming will increase rainfall in Earth's tropical regions: NASA 12.6.2017 Latest News
Rainfall is not related just to clouds available to make rain, but also to Earth's 'energy budget'
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G7 summit kicks off in Italy 12.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A two-day environmental summit of the Group of Seven (G7) nations plus the European Union and four invited countries kicked off in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday.
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GTU students discuss their innovations with CM 11.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Could UK abandon its role in climate change fight? 10.6.2017 TOI: Home
While the UK has been a global leader in the fight against climate change, it has shown signs of faltering in its commitments since the Brexit referendum.
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US pull-out will not impact our commitment to Paris deal: EU envoy to India 9.6.2017 Zee News : India National
"The way of thinking was that it would be our common interest to have this agreement and to implement it," Ambassador of the EU to India, Tomasz Kozlowski said.
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