User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Nov 13 2019 11:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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This map shows that climate chaos is already claiming lives (including in India) 24.10.2019 Scroll.in
A pilot project plots deaths linked to natural resource insecurity.
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Dystopia or utopia? Politics or aesthetics? What are the challenges of writing climate fiction? 13.10.2019 Scroll.in
The second of a three-part exploration of the relationship between climate change and literature.
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Why contemporary fiction can no longer evade an ethical obligation to engage with the climate crisis 6.10.2019 Scroll.in
The first of a three-part exploration of the relationship between climate change and literature.
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A community radio station in rural Tamil Nadu is giving a voice to those affected by climate change 5.10.2019 Scroll.in
Started in Vizhuthamavadi village in the aftermath of Cyclone Gaja, the Voice of the Vulnerable is invaluable in helping communities build climate resilience.
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Apocalypse now: Here’s what will happen if Earth heats up by another 2 degrees Celsius 26.9.2019 Scroll.in
Expect more heatwaves, droughts, cyclones, floods, loss of 99% of coral reefs, and worse.
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Sustainability needs a people-centric approach; is smart city Chennai geared to that? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A city tackling climate change needs to think big and small and involve all stakeholders in the process -- policymakers, state and local governments, private entities and citizens. That should be one of the primary goals of the Chennai Smart City programme.
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India and Pakistan face a common threat: climate change 21.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Unlikely as it seems, collective action may be just what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations in South Asia.
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‘Time has come for the world to say good-bye to single use plastic,’ says Narendra Modi 9.9.2019 Scroll.in
Modi also said the central government had released funds worth nearly $6 billion to state governments in India for the purpose of development of forest lands.
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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How to correctly calculate the cost of climate change-fuelled disasters such as Hurricane Dorian 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
Damage estimates must capture the cost of lost investments – the money for which had to be diverted into disaster recovery efforts, impacting the country's GDP.
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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How catastrophic will climate change in the Himalayas be for the rest of India (and the world)? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Wild Himalaya’ is Stephen Alter’s monumental history of mountain range explores its present and its future as well as its past.
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While Adani gets set for Carmichael project, Australian insurers are refusing to touch coal mines 14.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
As communities and governments hold fossil fuel companies responsible for climate-related damage, coal insurers increasingly face the risk of litigation.
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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If not for the pollution, India could have been even hotter 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
Sixty-five per cent of India’s population was exposed to temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius between May and June, the worst in four years.
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Human body can’t cope infinitely with rising temperatures – and in India, it is close to its limits 27.7.2019 Scroll.in
At a certain temperature, sweat stops evaporating – shutting down the body's cooling mechanism, causing death. Parts of the world are already there.
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Govt committed to combat climate change at highest level: Environment ministry 26.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Responding to a query in the Lok Sabha on India's preparedness to tackle climate change, minister of state for environment Babul Supriyo said several schemes have been initiated by the government to fight the global issue, including the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).
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‘Despite second wave of flood, monsoon rainfall was not excessive’ 26.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Despite second wave of flood, monsoon rainfall was not excessive’
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