User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Jun 23 2020 15:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Why fishermen in suburban Mumbai find their catch shrinking steadily 19.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Many in Versova Koliwada have a story to tell of dwindling fish – the reasons range from local-level pollution to global-scale warming. Both have combined to bring the impact of climate change to the city’s shores.
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Mixing local wisdom and policy might save Sikkim’s yak herders from climate change 6.12.2019 Scroll.in
Rising temperatures have caused seasonal shifts, reduced snowfall and led to more animal deaths in the region.
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‘No threat of Mumbai getting submerged, trust Indian scientists’ data’: Union minister Harsh Vardhan 3.12.2019 Scroll.in
A research published in an international journal had said in October that large portions of Mumbai are at the risk of going under water by 2050.
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Greenhouse gases hit a record high in 2018, says World Meteorological Organization 25.11.2019 Scroll.in
The WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin said that globally averaged concentrations of carbon dioxide reached 407.8 ppm in 2018, up from 405.5 ppm in 2017.
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Deforestation major factor for climate change 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation major factor for climate change
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