User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Aug 20 2017 17:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As India wams, farm-suicide 'epidemic' will worsen: US scientist advises 'urgent' action 20.8.2017 Sify Finance
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Coping with the worst drought in 40 years 19.8.2017 Hindu: News
Sri Lankan rice and curry is a thing of legend. With steamed rice, often of the red variety, served at the centre of their plate, locals serve yellow dal and curries made of vegetables, greens, fish a...
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Centre tells SC no proof of bad air killing people 18.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Plan on climate change to be implemented 18.8.2017 Hindu: National
Rainfall deficit triggers concern: MLA
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Saudi Arabia Moving Towards a Sustainable Future 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, Aug 18: Climate change: It's real, scary and deadly if ignored.
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Climate change costs India $10 billion every year: Government 18.8.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
In a recent submission to a parliamentary committee, the agriculture ministry said productivity decrease of major crops would be marginal in the next few years
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Climate change costs India $10bn every year: Govt 18.8.2017 TOI: Home
Extreme weather events are costing India $9-10 billion annually and climate change is projected to impact farm productivity with increasing severity from 2020 to the end of the century.
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Environment Minister Launches “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” Campaign; urges children to celebrate Pollution-Free Diwali this Year 17.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign, here today.
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Linking rivers to tanks and ponds more essential: Water activist 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
‘It is more feasible and cost-affective than linking rivers’
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Shared value an important lever in PM's vision of New India 2022 15.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
On the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to create a new India by 2022 by freeing the country from poverty, corruption, dirt, terrorism, casteism, and communalism. To fulfill this vision of a new India, it's important that all stakeholders come together and support the governments efforts on eradicating these evils.
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‘Climate change may reduce rice output in Punjab’ 15.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
While the global climate change is expected to reduce production of rice in Punjab and Haryana, at the same time it is likely to increase potato output in the two states.
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Global warming boosts deadly humidity levels 14.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Millions of people living in South Asia face a deadly threat from heat and humidity driven by global warming according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. Most of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will experience temperatures close to the limits of survivability by 2100, without emissions reductions. The research says the fraction of the population exposed to dangerous, humid heat waves may reach 30%. South Asia is home to one-fifth of the world's inhabitants. Wet bulb threat Most official weather stations around the world measure temperature with two thermometers. The first, or 'dry bulb' instrument, records the temperature of the air. The other, or 'wet bulb' thermometer, measures relative humidity in the air and the results are normally lower than just the pure air temperature. For humans, this wet bulb reading is critically important. While the normal temperature inside our bodies is 37°C, our skin is usually at 35°C. This temperature difference allows us to dissipate our ...
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India should calibrate investment in green energy: Eco Survey 13.8.2017 ET: Power
The investments in these plants being sunk, it is no longer possible to recover any returns from them although their useful life is still not over.
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Public consultation on Loktak project and Ithai barrage held 13.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Public consultation on Loktak project and Ithai barrage held
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No proposal from state on Kalasa-Banduri, SC told 12.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The Union government has told the Supreme Court that it has received no proposal from Karnataka for environmental clearance of the Kalasa-Banduri project. It has also not accorded any permission to Karnataka for the project so far, it said. The construction of the project in the ecologically-sensitive area of Western Ghats in the Mahadayi basin in Karnataka involved submergence of 258 hectares of forests. It was described as an "ecological bomb" by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, for its "negative impact on the states ecology." Karnataka, for its part, said work on the project, meant to improve drinking water supply to the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad and the districts of Belagavi and Gadag, has almost been completed in 2014. "According to the records of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, no proposal has been received from Karnataka for scoping/environmental clearance," an affidavit filed by the ministry's officer said. "Carrying out any non-forestry activity on forest land ...
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ToR issued for Sita Rama project green nod 12.8.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Project proposes to irrigate cultivable land in three districts
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'Loss of biodiversity greater threat than climate change' 11.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The threat to humanity posed by the loss of biodiversity is as great or even greater than that posed by climate change, a Mexican biologist said.
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FEATURE-As glaciers melt, "Land of Fire and Ice" watches its history seep away 10.8.2017 DNA: Evolutions
FEATURE-As glaciers melt, "Land of Fire and Ice" watches its history seep away
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Extreme heat may adversely affect pregnancy: study 9.8.2017 DNA: Health
Exposure to extreme heat linked to climate change may harm both pregnant mothers and their babies, a study has warned.
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Green reports for Kaleshwaram project in final stages 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Public hearing to be held in Karimnagar on August 26
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