User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: May 13 2019 16:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Lightning kills more people in India than other extreme weather events, finds study 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
Hailstorms, lightning and dust storms proved more fatal than heat waves, cold waves and extreme precipitation between 2001 and 2014.
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Climate change’s next casualty may be tiny insects – and the impact will be huge 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
Forty per cent of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, finds a study.
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Last four years warmest ever on record, rate of heating is ‘exceptional’: UN weather body 7.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Extreme weather events last year included the floods in Kerala, California wildfires and drought in South Africa.
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World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park
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Government to launch Technology Mission Centre on Solar Energy & Water Treatment in Chennai. 24.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will be launching three important centre’s set up by Department of Science and Technology (DST), nucleated at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on 25th January 2019 at IIT Madras in Chennai.
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IMD to launch system for predicting thunderstorms by April 2019 15.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The IMD has decided to implement an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms or lightning by April 2019.
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Govt. to launch an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Last year during the pre monsoon season a series of thunderstorm/dust storm affected the northern states and claimed about 200 lives. In view of this the India Meteorological Department will be implementing an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019.
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Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study 11.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
A warmer ocean causes sea level to rise, bringing problems like dangerous coastal flooding. It leads to the loss of sea ice, heating the waters even further.
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New draft rules will marginalise fisherfolk, hand over India’s coasts to tourists, real estate firms 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2018 uses affordable housing as an excuse to allow for denser construction closer to the high tide line.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Earth Sciences. 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards; to explore marine living and non-living resources in a sustainable way and to explore the three polar-regions (Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas).
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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Climate change is making soil saltier, forcing farmers worldwide to find new livelihoods 8.12.2018 Scroll.in
India’s rice farmers can expect to lose anywhere between 7% and 89% of their crop to rising soil salinity.
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