User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Mar 14 2020 23:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In 2018, floods cost India 1,808 lives and farmland the size of Mizoram 14.3.2020 Scroll.in
On average, floods and extreme rainfall led to 14 deaths per day during the 2019 monsoons.
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High alert: We may lose half the world’s sandy beaches to sea-level rise by 2100 5.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even in the best case scenario, we will lose 37% of the world’s beaches.
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India’s 2019 coastal regulation law ignored 90% of the objections made to the draft 29.2.2020 Scroll.in
Fisherfolk and activists said there was no public consultation before finalising the law.
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Monsoon in Sunderbans likely to get longer, warn climate experts 22.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A fact sheet has called for long-term coastal planning to preserve intertidal habitats in the region
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Curbing fake news: Here’s why visuals are the most potent form of misinformation 18.2.2020 Scroll.in
Psychological research has shown that images change the way people consume and remember information.
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Plan to develop Andaman and Nicobar Islands into tourist hub has put its forests under pressure 18.2.2020 Scroll.in
Lakshadweep, a group of 36 islands, is also facing the threat of soon becoming uninhabitable.
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Three things historical literature can teach us about the climate crisis 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ and Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’, among others, tell us about our historical view of nature.
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The Reserve Bank of India can’t counter food inflation without factoring in extreme weather events 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
What’s behind the rising price of onions in every alternate year since 2013? Climate change.
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Past decade was hottest on record, extreme weather events will continue, warns UN agency 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The World Meteorological Organization confirmed that 2019 was the second-hottest year on record.
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The last decade was India’s hottest on record, 2019 was seventh warmest year: IMD 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events, such as avalanches, floods, heat wave and thunderstorms, killed about 1,630 persons in 2019.
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Five charts show how India fared on climate change, unemployment and women’s safety in 2019 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
Data released this year showed joblessness at a 45-year high and a record number of extreme weather events.
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Climate change is making India’s west coast (including Mumbai) vulnerable to cyclones 24.12.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel.
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Why fishermen in suburban Mumbai find their catch shrinking steadily 19.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Many in Versova Koliwada have a story to tell of dwindling fish – the reasons range from local-level pollution to global-scale warming. Both have combined to bring the impact of climate change to the city’s shores.
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Sydney’s Delhi moment: It’s time for Australia to wake up to the climate change challenge 12.12.2019 Scroll.in
Even as people are taking note of the escalating climate emergency, research tells us hardly anyone talks about it.
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India is the fifth most vulnerable country to effects of climate change, says new report 7.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2018, India saw extreme weather conditions, causing economic losses of Rs 2.7 lakh crore – nearly as much as its defence budget.
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Crompton launches new range of superior high-performance water heaters 6.12.2019 Projects Monitor

December 05, 2019 Mumbai: As the winter season approaches with a drop in the temperatures, water heaters have become one of the saving graces for a relaxing hot/warm shower. One of India’s leading consumer durables and everyone’s go-to brand Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. has, therefore, launched a new range of superior high-performance water heaters […]

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Climate change: India fifth among worst-hit countries due to extreme weather in 2018, says report 5.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2017, the country was 14th on the list.
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‘No threat of Mumbai getting submerged, trust Indian scientists’ data’: Union minister Harsh Vardhan 3.12.2019 Scroll.in
A research published in an international journal had said in October that large portions of Mumbai are at the risk of going under water by 2050.
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Winter Session: Venkaiah Naidu asks for review of marshals’ uniform after criticism 19.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Upper House was adjourned till 2 pm after protests over Kashmir and the JNU fee hike.
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32% rise in number of cyclones in past 5 years: IMD 13.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Back-to-back cyclones have caused havoc and affected weather patterns recently. But the sharp rise in the past five years in comparison with the previous decades could be an alarming pointer to the calamitous effects of global warming, weather officials said.
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