User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Storm
Last updated: Jan 15 2019 08:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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India ‘very well placed’ to ramp up climate change efforts, says TERI’s Leena Srivastava 4.12.2018 Scroll.in
The environment expert says the country is set to reach its Paris Agreement goals a decade ahead of time.
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Villagers` survival at stake in India`s disappearing island 30.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The tiny island in Sundarbans delta, home to 4,800 people, is endangered due to climate change.
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Climate change may cause threefold increase in powerful storms in some regions: study 28.11.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The impact on local communities could be severe, with more intense and extreme storms leading to greater large-scale flooding events, according to the study.
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A visit to North Sentinel island: ‘Please, please, please, let us not destroy this last haven’ 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
The islanders, who have been in the news since an American evangelist was reportedly killed by them, have a history of wanting to be left alone.
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Why Venice’s plan to tackle worsening floods is being criticised 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city is set to be regularly 70% underwater and the massive MOSE project won't deal with the fundamental problems.
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Fasten your seat belts and prepare for a wild ride with Trump – and a divided US Congress 11.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Democratic control of the Congress is likely to have significant impact on Trump’s foreign and defence policies.
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Enforcing stronger climate action could help India improve its air quality 8.11.2018 Scroll.in
Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement can help the country deal with its air crisis.
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Hong Kong’s last fishing village wards off mass tourism, but faces greater risk from climate change 5.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Scientists say extreme weather could make Tai O uninhabitable.
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THIS diet will save the planet 4.11.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A plant-based diet can make you healthier.
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Climate change is making sea water in the Sunderbans saltier, putting women at risk 3.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Across South Asia’s coastal deltas, fresh water is in ever-shorter supply.
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Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwaguru in Agriculture: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called the eminent Agricultural Scientist, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwa Guru in Agriculture, a teacher and a scholar who continues to leave his inspirational, ideational thought prints on the world.
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World hunger has risen for three straight years – and climate change is a key reason 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
After declining for nearly a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is growing again.
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