User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Mar 23 2017 11:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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Project to tackle ‘Climate change’ 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Drought-hit Mahabubnagar district and its environs could see more dry conditions in the years ahead because of the impact of climate change. To help the farmers tackle the crises with a multi-fold sci...
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Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.
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Moody's affirms negative outlook on Adani Abbot Point Terminal 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US rating agency Moody's on Wednesday maintained the Adani Group-run Abbot Point Terminal Ltd's Ba2 bank credit facility rating, saying its outlook is negative.
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Greener energy for a third of the world bodes well for all, says UN on International Forest Day 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Greener energy for a third of the world bodes well for all, says UN on International Forest Day
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No African delegates attend Africa business summit after all denied visas to US 21.3.2017 TOI: The United States
The summit aims to encourage businesses to invest in Africa and particularly to support initiative to provide clean energy, tackle the impacts of climate change and reduce poverty.
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Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO 21.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO
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BSES urges Delhi consumers to 'switch off' for Earth Hour 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Backing the upcoming symbolic initiative to conserve energy that would be observed across several countries, BSES, one of Delhi's two power distribution companies (discom), on Tuesday urged its 40 lakh consumers to "switch off" during Earth Hour - 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on March 25.
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Don't ignore carbon stored in soil in climate change fight - Fiji President 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Earth's soils contain more carbon than the planet's atmosphere and vegetation combined, but are dangerously neglected in the fight against climate change, Fiji's president told a U. N. conference on Tuesday.
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Unicef urges funding to tide over Sri Lanka drought 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday called for $1 million in funding to combat an ongoing drought in Sri Lanka.
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International conference on hydraulics and environmental systems from March 23 to 25 at Belagavi 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
The three-day “International Conference on Hydraulics and Environmental Systems-2017” being hosted by the city-based KLE Dr. M.S. Sheshagiri College of Engineering and Technology from Mar.23 to 25 wi...
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Goa: As CM, Parrikar faces law and order, illegal mining, unemployment 20.3.2017 Top Stories
Lately, Goa has been in the news for frighteningly violent crimes against tourists, including rape
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UN fund to help protect marshland at Pallikaranai 17.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
The government announced in the budget on Thursday that it will obtain assistance from the UN-established Green Climate Fund for conservation of the Pallikaranai marshland.
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Chappells join Australian plaint to Adani 16.3.2017 Hindu: Business
‘Queensland coal project risks wrecking ecology, hurting bilateral sporting ties’
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Chappell brothers ask Adani to abandon Australian project 16.3.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'We are writing to respectfully ask you to abandon the Adani Group's proposal in Queensland's Galilee Basin...Pollution from burning coal was the single biggest driver of global warming, threatening life in Australia, India and all over the world'
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Environment Ministry Issues Notification, Provides Six-Months Window to Get Environmental Clearance to Deal With Cases of Violation 16.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has provided a six months window, as
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FEATURE-Caribbean islands count on coral to build up coastal resilience 16.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, March 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Twice a week, fisherman Romould Compton puts on scuba gear to dive to the seabed and clean tiny elkhorns growing in the coral nursery off the Caribbean island of Carriacou, tending them until they can be transplanted to a damaged reef nearby.
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Prominent Australians ask Adani to abandon coal mine project 16.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Cricket legends Ian and Greg Chappell and other prominent Australians in an unusual move have written to Indian energy giant Adani to abandon its controversial coal mine project in Queensland, warning it could damage bilateral ties and even hit sporting links. The 21.7 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project, one of the worlds largest, to start construction this year after being given the green light by the federal and Queensland state governments. The project involves dredging 1.1 million cubic metres of spoil near the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, which will then be disposed off on land. The open letter addressed to Gautam Adani, the companys founder and chairman, cites public opposition, risks to miners health, climate change and potential impact on the fragile Great Barrier Reef as reasons not to proceed. "Cricket has a bit to do with the feeling between India and Australia," said Ian Chappell. "The thought that this [mine] could affect the relationship, hopefully thatll get through." The ...
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Biofuels can cut jet engine pollution by half: NASA 16.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Using biofuels to help power jet engines can reduce particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 per cent, according to a new NASA study that bodes well for airline economics and Earth's environment.
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