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Category: Impacts :: Glacier
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Will Antarctica’s melting ice reshape Earth? 2.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Will Antarctica’s melting ice reshape Earth?
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Antarctica’s retreating ice may reshape Earth 27.2.2015 Hindu: News
In the worst case scenario, Antarctica’s melt could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide in a century or two.
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Pachauri quits UN panel after sexual abuse charges 24.2.2015 deccanherald.com
In the wake of charges of sexual harassment levelled by a junior colleague at The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri), environmentalist R K Pachauri on Tuesday resigned as chairperson of the UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). "I have taken the decision to step down from my position as Chair of the IPCC some months before completion of my term, and with effect from February 24," Pachauri said in his letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. "The IPCC needs strong leadership and dedication of time and full attention by the Chair in the immediate future, which under the current circumstances I may be unable to provide, as shown by my inability to travel to Nairobi to chair the plenary session of the panel this week," he wrote. The septuagenarian engineer-turned-environmentalist, who accepted the Nobel Prize on behalf of the IPCC in 2007, was accused of sexual harassment by a 29-year-old research associate at the Teri. On February 13, an FIR was registered against Pachauri for sexual ...
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RK Pachauri Engineerturned climate panel chief no stranger to controversy 24.2.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Rajendra Pachauri industrial engineerturned head of the UNs climate science panel and oneoff sex novel author is no stranger to accolades nor to ...
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Artificial glacier could help Ladakh villagers adapt to climate change 24.2.2015 Guardian: Environment

Engineers are creating giant pyramids of ice in the drought-hit Indian Himalayas to see if the melt water they release can help solve water shortages during the region’s dry season

Villagers of the high desert of Ladakh in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state used to harvest bountiful crops of barley, wheat, fruits, and vegetables in summer.

But for years the streams have run dry in spring, just when farmers needed water to sow seeds. They had water when it wasn’t needed during the rest of the year, such as in winter, when Ladakhis let water gush from taps to prevent pipes from freezing and bursting.

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12 risks that could cause THE END of the world 24.2.2015 Rediff: News
Let's take a look at the doomsday scenarios:
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Antarctica turns into a lab 14.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Antarctica turns into a lab
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Antarctica, a laboratory for climate change research 6.2.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
Antarctica has become a laboratory for research on climate change as a result of the impact that global warming is having on some of the continent's regions and its role in regulating the Earth's climate.
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Antarctica, a laboratory for climate change research 6.2.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Fildes Bay (Antarctica), Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Antarctica has become a laboratory for research on climate change as a result of the impact that global warming is having on some of the continent's regions and its role in regulating the Earth's climate.
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Antarctica, a laboratory for climate change research 6.2.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Melting ice spells volcanic trouble 6.2.2015 New Scientist: GM Organisms
Emerging links between climate change and shifts in the Earth's crust suggest the world faces an upsurge in volcanic ...
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Step in to the ice age: a tour of Iceland's new Ice Cave – in pictures 3.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

In May 2014, work began on the world’s first ice-cap glacier cave on the western slopes of Iceland’s Langjökull. Work is still in progress and it is due to open in June – but here’s a sneak preview of ambitious new tourist attraction
• Iceland on film: a road trip around the ‘Hollywood of the north’

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Thaw point: Why is Antarctica's sea ice still growing? 3.2.2015 New Scientist: Health
In the waters around the warming continent, the icy grip of winter seems stronger than ever. We explore the mystery of the Southern Ocean sea ice (full text available to ...
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New evidence to rewrite Martian climate history 29.1.2015 New Kerala: Technology
Read Full story of 'New evidence to rewrite Martian climate history' at newkerala.com.
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Pitch to jointly take on climate change 28.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
America is doing its part to lead global efforts to curb its greenhouse gas emissions, but India will also need to pursue clean energy to avert the worst effects of global warming, Barack Obama said today.
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers
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Obama wants India to embrace cleaner fuels 27.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Obama wants India to embrace cleaner fuels
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Global partners means confronting challenges of climate change: President Obama 27.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Global partners means confronting challenges of climate change: President Obama' at newkerala.com.
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Obama urges India to embrace cleaner fuels 27.1.2015 Rediff: Business
Obama said US is leading the efforts to combat carbon pollution
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.
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