User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Glacier
Last updated: Apr 15 2014 07:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate Change Clouds Farmers 15.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Indian election speaks to internet, nukes and climate 8.4.2014 New Scientist: GM Organisms
Although India's main political parties place the battle against corruption at the heart of their manifestos, science also features ...
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Can our agriculture tackle climate change? 7.4.2014 HBL: Opinion
The latest report of the inter-governmental panel points to the impact of extreme weather events on farming in India
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warm regard (Cached) 1.4.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
More than 300 scientists from 115 countries, forming a Nobel-winning intergovernmental panel chaired by an Indian, have made some dire, but not hopeless, pronouncements on climate change from Japan. This is the second of three reports from the United Nations panel on climate change, specifically on the effect of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions on people and the planet. The first had made an erroneous prediction on the melting of Himalayan glaciers that had tarnished the panel's credibility. So it has made absolutely sure this time to deliver a foolproof report on state-of-the-art studies and opinions on exactly how bad, and how remediable, the effect of climate change will be on human, animal and natural lives. The threat, it seems, had been underestimated, both of the extent of warming and of predicted rise in sea-levels. The primary threat is to food security, with declining crop yields (especially wheat and corn) leading to inflation, migration and conflict. Human security would also ...
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How do you go from seal to satellite? 1.4.2014 Hindu: Home
What is Qwikipedia? Qwikipedia is a game that tries to quench our curiosity. The objective is to get to a particular wiki page, starting from a specific article, using minimal clicks.
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Himalayan Glaciers to Shrink by 2100: UN 1.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Climate change panel says ice masses may lose half of their bulk if temperature rises by 1.8°C; change could hit Indian farm yield.
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Warming report sounds Calcutta alert (Cached) 1.4.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, March 31: The most comprehensive scientific report yet on the myriad impacts of climate change has warned that no continent or ocean remains unscathed and placed Calcutta among the five top Asian cities vulnerable to coastal flooding.
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UN climate panel warns India of severe food water shortage (Cached) 1.4.2014 Hindustan Times: India
UN climate panel warns India of severe food water shortage
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Clock on climate change ticking: John Kerry (Cached) 31.3.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked countries to match the urgency of response with the scale of the science.
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Clock on climate change ticking: Kerry (Cached) 31.3.2014 Rediff: Business
Unless we act dramatically and quickly, science tells us our climate and our way of life are literally in jeopardy, says Kerry.
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India, China will face more extreme weather, problems of food security: UN panel (Cached) 31.3.2014 TOI: Home
Both India and China will have to see "negative impacts on aggregate wheat yields", impacting overall food security in the continent, a UN report says.
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Ban warns against escalation of crisis in Ukraine (Cached) 29.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Mar 29 : Reiterating his strong call for a diplomatic solution to the crisis over Ukraine, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Fridayevening warned the concerned parties - and the wider international community - that "at this time of heightened tensions, even small sparks can ignite larger flames of unintended consequences."
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IPCC report: climate change felt 'on all continents and across the oceans' 28.3.2014 Guardian: Environment
Leaked text of blockbuster report says changes in climate have already caused impacts on natural and human systems

Climate change has already left its mark "on all continents and across the oceans", damaging food crops, spreading disease, and melting glaciers, according to the leaked text of a blockbuster UN climate science report due out on Monday.

Government officials and scientists are gathered in Yokohama this week to wrangle over every line of a summary of the report before the final wording is released on Monday the first update in seven years.

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Greenland: Ban wraps up visit with tour of Ilulissat Icefjord (Cached) 28.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Mar 28 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to the Ilulissat Icefjord on Thursday as he wrapped up his visit to Greenland, which was aimed at building momentum ahead of the summit he will convene in September on climate change.
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Greenland: Ban looks into impacts of climate change (Cached) 27.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Mar 27 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saw first-hand the impacts of climate change during a visit on Wednesday to Greenland, where the melting of ice sheets is accelerating.
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World Meteorogical Day: Need more meteorologists, says UN (Cached) 24.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, March 24 : In a message on the occasion of World Meteorological Day, the UN has called upon more young people to take up meteorology as a profession.
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UN seeks awareness among youths on climate change (Cached) 24.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Mar 24 : Seeking to increase awareness among young people about climate change and mobilize them as champions for action, the United Nations is marking this year's World Meteorological Day with a call for more young people - especially women - to become meteorologists, a profession which makes a vital contribution to the safety and well-being of society.
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Today on New Scientist 22.3.2014 New Scientist: Being Human
Today on New Scientist
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Wrinkly radar rainbows reveal a galloping glacier 21.3.2014 New Scientist: GM Organisms
Wrinkly radar rainbows reveal a galloping glacier
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New computer model could help better predict glacial response to global climate change (Cached) 20.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
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