User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Sep 05 2020 21:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Record melt of Greenland ice sheet in 2019 as half-a-trillion tonnes of ice lost 21.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The trend is alarming as the ice sheet is the biggest contributor to rising sea levels.
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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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Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of women seaweed harvesters in Tamil Nadu 5.8.2020 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels, hotter temperatures and stronger currents have reduced the quantity of seaweed.
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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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By end of century, India may be hotter by 4.4 degrees 15.6.2020 Rediff: News
In the 30-year period between 1986 and 2015, temperatures of the warmest day and the coldest night of the year have risen by about 0.63 degree Celsius and 0.4 degree Celsius, respectively.
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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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'Lockdown has changed the environment around us' 14.5.2020 Rediff: News
'If we want a better life, we have to treat nature better, and behave properly.' 'That's nature's message to us.'
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Covid-19: 28 Indian scientists returning from an Antarctica expedition are stuck in Cape Town 4.5.2020 Scroll.in
As a result, the country’s expedition to the Arctic this year is cancelled.
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High alert: We may lose half the world’s sandy beaches to sea-level rise by 2100 5.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even in the best case scenario, we will lose 37% of the world’s beaches.
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Flash floods in city to become 25% more intense by 2050: McKinsey India study 28.2.2020 Hindu: Health
Sea level to rise by 0.5 metre; changes to affect nearly three million people living near coastline; city becomes 16th signatory to global climate action commitment
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Monsoon in Sunderbans likely to get longer, warn climate experts 22.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A fact sheet has called for long-term coastal planning to preserve intertidal habitats in the region
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Are buildings ready for climate change? 21.2.2020 Hindu: Homes & Gardens
Existing urbanisation models are not suitable for our country, especially the construction industry, and we need to evolve new strategies. By Ajit Sabnis
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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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Angaan Ching Eco-Park, a success story of conserving nature 28.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Angaan Ching Eco-Park, a success story of conserving nature
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Is CAA and NRC breaking the unity of India? 27.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Persecution due to following a certain sect is not the only reason of migration. People migrate for different reasons. A growing concern worldwide is about climate refugees. People whose native place has become inhabitable because of global warming, sea level rise, land desertification etc are increasingly leaving their home behind in search of livelihood. The […]
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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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Seven cli-fi novels that show us how life might imitate art when it comes to climate change 21.12.2019 Scroll.in
For more than 30 years, fiction has been warning us about the climate emergency.
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