User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Mar 05 2020 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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