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Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change 19.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
San Juan, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental experts have said.
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Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change 19.9.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental experts have said.
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Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change 19.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
San Juan, Sep 19 : Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental experts have said.
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The silence on climate change is deafening. It's time for us to get loud 17.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

In Dr Seusss parable, it take all of Whoville to make enough noise to save their planet. How much will it take to save ours?

All of Dr Seusss childrens books or, at least, the best ones are sly, radical humanitarian and environmental parables. Thats why, for example, The Lorax was banned in some Pacific Northwest districts where logging was the chief economy.

Or theres Horton Hears a Who: if you werent a child (or reading to a child) recently, its about an elephant with acute hearing who hears a cry from a dust speck. He comes to realize the dust speck is a planet in need of protection, and does his best for it.

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Far more displaced by disasters than conflict: Study 17.9.2014 Zee News : World
Disasters last year displaced three times more people than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to improve resilience for vulnerable people when fighting climate change, according to a study issued Wednesday.
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Natural disasters displaced more people than war in 2013, study finds 17.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Norwegian Refugee Council finds mega disasters such as typhoons and hurricanes drove 22 million people from homes

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Climate change cause of floods? Not quite 16.9.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Sept. 15: Neither the prolonged floods in Kashmir this year nor the flashfloods that ravaged Uttarakhand last year can be directly attributed to climate change, Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the UN panel of climate change, said today.
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Climate crimes: Naomi Klein on greenwashing big business 13.9.2014 Guardian: Environment
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Continue reading...
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India will face more Jammu & Kashmir floods-like calamities in future, warn researchers 12.9.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
The study stressed that such extreme weather conditions are being induced by climate change.
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‘J&K floods, a grim reminder of climate change’ 11.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘J&K floods, a grim reminder of climate change’
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‘J&K floods grim reminder of climate change’ 11.9.2014 Hindu: News
Unprecedented rains, unplanned urbanisation are behind the J&K floods, the Delhi-based environment research and advocacy organisation said.
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Govt to Study Extreme Weather Pattern in Country 11.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Scientists see gaps in forecast system 11.9.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Sept. 10: The floods that have ravaged Jammu and Kashmir have exposed gaps in India's flood-forecasting network and signal an increasing vulnerability to extreme weather events because of unplanned development, hydrologists and other scientists have said.
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J&K floods: Development planning, drainage system blamed 11.9.2014 All Current Affairs Stories
The sudden massive rainfall event over Srinagar fit in to the growing trend of extreme weather events hitting India
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Centre finally wakes up and decides to study extreme weather events after Kashmir floods 10.9.2014 DNA: Popular News
Following India experiencing "extreme weather events" in regular intervals – Leh cloudburst in 2010, Uttarakhand tragedy in 2013 and now unusually heavy rain and floods in Kashmir – Indian government has now decided to study reasons behind it and also find if it has any links to climate change in the south Asia region. Events like 2005 Mumbai floods are also among such some extreme weather events that have hit the country in the last decade or so. The study would be done under the watch of the union ministry of earth sciences (MoES) as they have witnessed an increase in frequency of extreme weather events like sudden and extreme rainfall in Mumbai, Leh, Uttarakhand and now Jammu and Kashmir which not only lead to loss of lives of thousands but also damaged property worth tens of thousands of crores of rupees. "This study would explore the reason behind such events. We are also trying to explore possibility of international cooperation for this as extreme weather events are inter-related and changes in ...
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Climate Change May Have Caused Kashmir Floods: CSE 10.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
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J&K floods a grim reminder of increasing climate change impact in India: Centre for Science and Environment 10.9.2014 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Extreme weather events might have taken six decades to hit Jammu & Kashmir but it may not now wait for that ...
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J&K floods due to unprecedented rains, unplanned urbanisation: CSE 10.9.2014 FirstPost: India

An analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the floods could very well be another manifestation of an extreme weather event induced by a changing climate.

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Climate change may have caused Kashmir floods: CSE 10.9.2014 Hindu: Other States
Unprecedented rains, unplanned urbanisation are behind the J&K floods, the Delhi-based environment research and advocacy organisation said.
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Climate change may have caused Kashmir floods: CSE 10.9.2014 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Sep 10: The devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir could be a manifestation of extreme weather events induced by climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Wednesday.Sunita Narain, director general of CSE, said the calamities in Mumbai
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