User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Dec 21 2018 16:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Past decade was hottest on record, extreme weather events will continue, warns UN agency 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The World Meteorological Organization confirmed that 2019 was the second-hottest year on record.
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The last decade was India’s hottest on record, 2019 was seventh warmest year: IMD 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events, such as avalanches, floods, heat wave and thunderstorms, killed about 1,630 persons in 2019.
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Five charts show how India fared on climate change, unemployment and women’s safety in 2019 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
Data released this year showed joblessness at a 45-year high and a record number of extreme weather events.
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Climate change is making India’s west coast (including Mumbai) vulnerable to cyclones 24.12.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel.
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Why fishermen in suburban Mumbai find their catch shrinking steadily 19.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Many in Versova Koliwada have a story to tell of dwindling fish – the reasons range from local-level pollution to global-scale warming. Both have combined to bring the impact of climate change to the city’s shores.
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Sydney’s Delhi moment: It’s time for Australia to wake up to the climate change challenge 12.12.2019 Scroll.in
Even as people are taking note of the escalating climate emergency, research tells us hardly anyone talks about it.
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India is the fifth most vulnerable country to effects of climate change, says new report 7.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2018, India saw extreme weather conditions, causing economic losses of Rs 2.7 lakh crore – nearly as much as its defence budget.
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Crompton launches new range of superior high-performance water heaters 6.12.2019 Projects Monitor

December 05, 2019 Mumbai: As the winter season approaches with a drop in the temperatures, water heaters have become one of the saving graces for a relaxing hot/warm shower. One of India’s leading consumer durables and everyone’s go-to brand Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. has, therefore, launched a new range of superior high-performance water heaters […]

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Climate change: India fifth among worst-hit countries due to extreme weather in 2018, says report 5.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2017, the country was 14th on the list.
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‘No threat of Mumbai getting submerged, trust Indian scientists’ data’: Union minister Harsh Vardhan 3.12.2019 Scroll.in
A research published in an international journal had said in October that large portions of Mumbai are at the risk of going under water by 2050.
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Winter Session: Venkaiah Naidu asks for review of marshals’ uniform after criticism 19.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Upper House was adjourned till 2 pm after protests over Kashmir and the JNU fee hike.
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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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