User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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EU announces additional 38 million euros in aid for Haiti 30.4.2016 Latest News
The funding included 12.2 million euros for food and drinking water to more than 400,000 Haitians
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El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms 29.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms
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Asthma cases on the rise in Bengaluru 29.4.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
Pulmonologists are seeing a spike in the number of asthma patients this season, which they attribute to the intense heat.
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Heat-induced asthma on rise in Bengaluru 28.4.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
City pulmonologists are seeing an increasing incidence of summer asthma due to abnormal rise in city heat, which according to them, is adding up to the production of Ozone that has the worst impact on asthma patients.
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Heat induced asthma on a rise in the Bengaluru 28.4.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
City pulmonologists are seeing an increasing incidence of summer asthma due to abnormal rise in city heat, which according to them, is adding up to the production of Ozone that has the worst impact on asthma patients.
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World heading for catastrophe over natural disasters, risk expert warns 24.4.2016 Guardian: Environment
With cascading crises – where one event triggers another – set to rise, international disaster risk reduction efforts are woefully underfunded The world’s failure to prepare for natural disasters will have “inconceivably bad” consequences as climate change fuels a huge increase in catastrophic droughts and floods and the humanitarian crises that follow, the UN’s head of disaster planning has ...
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Palestinians create seed bank to save their farming heritage in the Holy Land’s hills 24.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

In the birthplace of agriculture, traditional crops are dying out. But one woman has a plan to preserve them

In the rocky hills of the Palestinian West Bank, farmers learned long ago how to adapt to extremes of climate that make spring the shortest season. In a part of the world where agriculture was first practised, they found crops that could survive even if watered only by the occasional rain storm.

But a form of farming that informed both Palestinian culture and identity – seeping into the language, songs and sayings – has increasingly come under threat from a combination of factors, including manmade climate change, the incursion onto Palestinian land by Israeli settlement, and agricultural companies’ marketing of hybrid varieties to farmers.

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Even half a degree change in temperature matters 23.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Even half a degree change in temperature matters
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PROVe, The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), developed by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), maps the coral reefs in Andaman & Nicobar Islands 22.4.2016 Govt of india: PIB
PROVe, The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), developed by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), maps the coral reefs in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
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Global warming: Even half a degree can come into play 22.4.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Washington D.C, Apr 22 : It's Earth Day 2016 today and the heat is on. A team of researchers has revealed that when it comes to global warming, just half a degree matters a lot.
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Why Half a Degree Change in Global Warming Matters 22.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
Wheat yields would reduce twice at 2 degree Celsius compared to a 1.5 Celsius temperature increase.
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Why half a degree change in global warming matters 22.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
London, April 22 : As the world celebrated Earth Day on Friday, a team of European researchers has found substantially different climate change impacts on Earth for a global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius and two degrees Celsius by 2100.
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United Nations climate deal signing gets the ball rolling 22.4.2016 FirstPost: World

World leaders gather at the United Nations on Friday to sign the Paris climate deal and get the ball rolling.

The post United Nations climate deal signing gets the ball rolling appeared first on Firstpost.

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UN says Paris Agreement on climate change must aim for long-term environmental stability 22.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Apr 22 : As global leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction on Thursday called on signatories to go beyond their existing commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avoid catastrophic future weather events.
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Global warming by 2°C much more lethal than 1.5°C: Study 21.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Global warming by 2°C much more lethal than 1.5°C: Study
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Mangroves to help combat climate change 20.4.2016 Hindu: News
Scientists from 13 research institutions to study the species for carbon sequestration potential
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Marathwada’s drought: How climate change has destroyed agriculture and ruined farmers 19.4.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

The rise in the country’s annual temperature by 0.7 °C and erratic climatic patterns are sure to affect Marathwada's agriculture which is primarily rainfed

The post Marathwada’s drought: How climate change has destroyed agriculture and ruined farmers appeared first on Firstpost.

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Marathwada’s drought: Crop insurance for farmers not adequate to cover cultivation costs 18.4.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

Three years of drought in Marathwada and extreme weather events have made agriculture more dicey, but insurance meant to defray the risk is failing farmers

The post Marathwada’s drought: Crop insurance for farmers not adequate to cover cultivation costs appeared first on Firstpost.

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'Need to Act Now to Beat Future Heat' 18.4.2016 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
We have witnessed the deluge of rainfall that occurred in December, now receive a weather update on intense heatwave.
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A 60-year-old's Nature Quest 18.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
He might be turning 60 pretty soon, but Anbu Charles is a man on a mission.
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