User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Greenhouse Gases
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Have we lost it? 29.7.2016 Hindu: Chennai
Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and author Amitav Ghosh discuss why we are being rain-bombed into awakening these days… VIDYA VENKAT reports
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Cloning trees to combat climate change 27.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Cloning trees to combat climate change
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Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change | Reuters 27.7.2016 FirstPost: World
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Record temperatures in the first half of 2016 have taken scientists by surprise despite widespread recognition that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense, the director of the World Climate Research Programme said. The earth is on track for its hottest year on record with June marking the 14th straight month of record heat, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said last week. Temperatures recorded mainly in the northern hemisphere in the first six months of the year, coupled with an early and fast Arctic sea ice melt and "new highs" in heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels, point to quickening climate change, it ...
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Agriculture contributed to 18 per cent of emissions in 2010: Lok Sabha told 26.7.2016 ET: Agriculture
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply that human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), including those from the agriculture sector.
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Merciless methane 26.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Merciless methane
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“Conserve endangered marine flora and fauna” 26.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
“Conserve endangered marine flora and fauna”
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EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution 26.7.2016 All International Stories
Aircraft emission were not addressed as part of landmark global climate agreement agreed in Paris
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“Conserve endangered marine flora and fauna” 26.7.2016 Hindu: News
Fishermen should be aware of conserving endangered marine flora and fauna and improving fishery resources, said Collector M. Ravikumar here on Monday.They should also be aware of the importance of fig...
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EPA clears path to regulate carbon emissions from U.S. aircraft | Reuters 26.7.2016 FirstPost: World

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health

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Weather disasters raise conflict risk in multi-ethnic nations: study | Reuters 26.7.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

OSLO Multi-ethnic nations are vulnerable to armed conflicts after weather disasters such as heatwaves and droughts in a trend that could worsen with global warming, scientists said on Monday. The outbreak of 23 percent of armed conflicts in ethnically diverse countries, a group that includes Afghanistan and Somalia, since 1980 coincided in the same month with such weather disasters, the study said. By contrast, only 9 percent of all conflicts worldwide in the same period overlapped with such a calamity, it said.

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Alphabet's 'moonshot factory' promises the moon 25.7.2016 News
Project Foghorn is one of those straight-from-science-fiction concepts we've come to expect from Alphabet, the sprawling conglomerate formerly known as Google. The idea, hatched by the company's X research lab, was to use seawater and chemistry to ...
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Gas from seawater? Google’s X research lab, in search of profits 24.7.2016 Hindu: Home
Project Foghorn is one of those straight-from-science-fiction concepts we’ve come to expect from Alphabet, the sprawling conglomerate formerly known as Google. The idea, hatched by the company’s X re...
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India stresses on verifiable data on hydrofluorocarbons 23.7.2016 All News-IANS Stories
India on Saturday said that there was a need to have verifiable data on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which was important to create the baseline and decide upon a deadline to curb greenhouse gases, which are behind the depletion of the ozone layer.
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India stresses on verifiable data on hydrofluorocarbons 23.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 23 : India on Saturday said that there was a need to have verifiable data on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which was important to create the baseline and decide upon a deadline to curb greenhouse gases, which are behind the depletion of the ozone layer.
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India's proposal on HFCs gets mixed response 23.7.2016 Latest News
For linking the developed and developing nations on reducing Hydroflorocarbons
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Opt for eco-friendly infrastructure, States told 23.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Opt for eco-friendly infrastructure, States told
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Thanks to natural forces, Antarctica temperature falls! But it's temporary 23.7.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
This extensive research was done by the British Antarctic Survey team and the findings are published in the journal Nature. 
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Earth on track to have the hottest year on record 23.7.2016 DNA: Evolutions
June marked the 14th straight month of highest recorded heat on Earth.
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States and Urban Local Bodies urged to address climate change concerns 22.7.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The need for State Governments and Urban Local Bodies to be alive to the reality of adverse impacts of climate change and take necessary measures to address the same was emphasized at a Conference
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Developing, developed countries divided over phasing down HFCs 22.7.2016 Hindu: S & T
"Their consumption is way more than us so they need to begin first and lead us in phasing down. We plan to begin it by 2030 hoping that the develop countries will have reduced HFCs by 70 per cent by then. The technology used by them meanwhile will also come handy for the developing countries," M K Singh said.
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