User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Jul 10 2019 22:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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Deficient rains in Chennai are linked to climate change: MSSRF scientist 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
If the inordinately long dry spells in the city are indeed an effect of climate change, what are the larger implications for the coastal areas in the city? Dr V Selvam, former Executive Director of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, shares his insights.
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The Daily Fix: Intense rain in short bursts is the new normal – Mumbai’s rulers must deal with it 3.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
City authorities must build infrastructure that is appropriate for the new realities of climate change.
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Resilience, diversity in focus as Bhubaneswar tries to restore trees lost to Fani 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Government, civil society and corporate bodies have joined hands to regreen cyclone-ravaged Bhubaneswar, but what is needed is not just replantation but also proper urban forest planning.
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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin.
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‘My book is not an apocalyptic book at all. I guess I’m leaving hope as a possibility’: Amitav Ghosh 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The author of ‘Gun Island’ on the role of fiction, his relationship with the Sunderbans, and why pre-modern texts might hold answers to today’s problems.
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The Daily Fix: If India is to tackle disastrous heat wave, it must first recognise scale of problem 13.6.2019 Scroll.in
The country routinely underestimates the toll, as the most vulnerable groups are left to the mercy of the elements.
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New mangrove study shows exactly how coastal forests protect economic activity during cyclones 9.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Satellite imagery data showed that communities with greater mangrove cover were more resilient.
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In Odisha, Cyclone Fani survivors struggle with stress disorders, depression 8.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state has started building teams to identify symptoms of mental trauma and to provide counselling.
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Trump blames India, China for not doing enough 7.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Trump blames India, China for not doing enough
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Donald Trump blames India, China and Russia for pollution, says can’t breathe in some cities 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
Trump told ITV that the United States has among the ‘cleanest climates’.
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Can Bhubaneswar’s smart city infrastructure withstand summer heat stress? 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Extreme heat stress caused by high 'wet bulb temperatures' and urban heat island effect come into play in Odisha's capital, that is often the hottest city in the country during summers. But what do these terms imply, and how are they a threat to the upcoming smart city?
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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The Daily Fix: Cyclone Fani reminds India that climate change should be on the political agenda too 8.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It’s ruining millions of lives. It must be addressed head-on.
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Climate change has slowed down India’s economic growth by 30% 1.5.2019 Scroll.in
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought 28.4.2019 Scroll.in
In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.
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Farmers are critical for the well-being of the nation: Vice President 28.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that farmers were critical for the well-being of the nation and they play a huge role in ensuring and maintaining home grown food security in India.
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Did an Indian monsoon 130,000 years ago increase global warming and trigger end of ice age? 20.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A new study on the weather system’s ancient past found an interesting subcontinental phenomemon.
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Tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sudarbans may be wiped out by 2070, finds study 13.3.2019 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels combined with climate change threaten the Bengal tiger in its last stronghold.
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