User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
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Scientists looked at sea levels 125,000 years ago. The results were terrifying 10.11.2019 Scroll.in
Ice melt in the last interglacial period caused global seas to rise about 10 metres above present levels.
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Top news: Congress claims credit for Centre’s decision to not join RCEP free trade pact 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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India among ‘most vulnerable’ to rising sea levels due to climate change, says UN chief 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that unless countries changed the trend, 300 million people will face floods by 2050.
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By 2050, Mumbai and other major coastal cities may be wiped out by rising sea, say researchers 30.10.2019 Scroll.in
A paper published in ‘Nature’ estimated that rising sea levels could affect three times more people than current projections.
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Two of the biggest concerns for Tests are the effect of T20 cricket and climate change: Ian Chappell 30.9.2019 Scroll.in
These are things that the boards around the globe need to pay serious attention to.
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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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Climate fiction: Both utopic and dystopic views of the world are necessary in this literature 21.9.2019 Scroll.in
Cli-fi by Margaret Atwood and Stanley Robinson, among others, will prove to be a defining genre for our apocalyptic times.
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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If not for the pollution, India could have been even hotter 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
Sixty-five per cent of India’s population was exposed to temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius between May and June, the worst in four years.
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‘All went into water’: As Pakistan’s Indus delta sinks, families are migrating en masse 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Villagers cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream.
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Can clones save Darjeeling tea from the stresses of climate change? 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
Scientists are experimenting with climate-resistant clones and organic cultivation that may help preserve the plants’ flavour.
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Meet the guardian angel of Mumbai’s defence against climate change 30.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Seema Adgaonkar, one of the four Range Forest Officers at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit until recently, has been guarding the city’s vital mangroves that act as a natural barrier against sea level rise and coastal flooding.
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One woman’s dogged campaign to protect Mumbai’s mangroves 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
A former range officer at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit, Seema Adgaonkar has been preventing illegal encroachments and planting new saplings.
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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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Deficient rains in Chennai are linked to climate change: MSSRF scientist 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
If the inordinately long dry spells in the city are indeed an effect of climate change, what are the larger implications for the coastal areas in the city? Dr V Selvam, former Executive Director of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, shares his insights.
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India facing heavy rainfall, heat waves amid rise in sea levels, Centre tells Lok Sabha 29.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Minister of State Ashwini Kumar Choubey was responding to questions on climate change and consequences of global warming.
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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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Can we use beloved works of literature to predict the future of cities? 17.4.2019 Scroll.in
The Literary Method of Urban Design takes an unusual approach to envisioning the future.
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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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In Odisha, women are on the front line of the battle against climate change 19.2.2019 Scroll.in
Floods and rainfall have become synonymous for residents of Sitalpur in Bhadrak, along Odisha’s northeastern cost.
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