User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Oct 07 2020 21:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Is India spending enough to tackle the inevitable effects of climate change? 7.10.2020 Scroll.in
India has spent $19 billion on average against the required $170 billion every year to fund climate action.
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As parts of Karnataka record drop in rainfall, experts warn that deforestation must be halted 5.9.2020 Scroll.in
The occurrence of extreme weather events has increased both in terms of frequency and intensity across the state.
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Despite new technologies and programmes, lightning continues to kill thousands every year in India 22.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest challenge is making sure states relay the benefits of improved forecasting to vulnerable people and install lightning arresters in rural areas.
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India’s health budget is not enough to tackle impending climate disasters, warn experts 14.8.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events in the future are expected to bring along more infectious diseases and worsen malnutrition.
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India diluted the law that protects its coastal areas once the public could no longer give inputs 11.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The dilutions enable the possibility of intensifying construction activity in urban coastal areas.
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What are locusts? And why are they such a big menace? 5.8.2020 Rediff: Business
Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are currrently active. Not only are fresh locusts swarms expected to arrive in the coming weeks, but even those already present in India have mated and are breeding new offspring.
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Why our cities get submerged in the monsoon 4.8.2020 Rediff: News
'Urbanisation results in heavy rainfall events.'
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Pandemic reading: Five novels to help us think about the world around us in news ways 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Environmental literature does not focus on climate change, apocalypses and dystopia alone.
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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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