User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Jul 01 2020 11:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’ 1.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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India’s two cyclones, locust outbreak, marine heatwaves – and their climate change link 17.6.2020 Scroll.in
India must develop early warning systems and an ocean monitoring system to tackle these challenges.
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Lessons from cyclones Amphan and Nisarga for India’s disaster management plan 5.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts suggest that building climate resilience in coastal cities should be prioritised.
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How Amitav Ghosh imagined the impact of a cyclone hitting Mumbai in his book ‘The Great Derangement’ 4.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘What might happen if a Category 4 or 5 storm, with 240 kmph or higher wind speeds, were to run directly into Mumbai?’
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Cyclone Nisarga: Mumbai, Thane, Gujarat safe 3.6.2020 Rediff: News
'Cyclone Nisarga will pass by Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Panvel and Navi Mumbai by a safe distance,' says Air Vice Marshal G P Sharma, President, Meteorology and Climate Change, Skymet Weather Services,
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'Average wind speeds will be about 90 km per hour' 3.6.2020 Rediff: News
'It could rain about 200 mm in short span of time.'
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How much damage will Nisarga cause? 3.6.2020 Rediff: News
'What's being predicted for Mumbai is not so different from what Kolkata experienced.' 'People should definitely be alert and aware and follow the advice of the disaster managers.'
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Cyclone Nisarga to make landfall near Alibag in Maharashtra today; heavy rainfall expected 3.6.2020 Scroll.in
Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli have also been put on high alert.
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Cyclone Amphan is the latest reminder that India needs to upgrade its disaster management systems 27.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In 2019, India saw five million new internal displacements caused by climate disasters.
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State Wildlife Board proposed Tikok project in 2016! 25.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
State Wildlife Board proposed Tikok project in 2016!
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The Armed Forces's COVID-19 Challenge 1.5.2020 Rediff: News
'The COVID-19 pandemic must push the military into a long-term reconsideration of its primary challenges.' 'There must be greater emphasis on humanitarian aid and disaster relief including the management of contagious illnesses and impending crises caused by climate change,' notes Ajai Shukla.
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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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