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Last updated: Dec 10 2018 15:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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Awareness programme on environment held 10.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness programme on environment held
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India's Wind power potential decreasing with climate change 9.12.2018 Sify Finance
Rapid climate change may be causing a slow decline in India's wind power potential, a recent study suggests.
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Climate change is making soil saltier, forcing farmers worldwide to find new livelihoods 8.12.2018 Scroll.in
India’s rice farmers can expect to lose anywhere between 7% and 89% of their crop to rising soil salinity.
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RFRI conducts training programme 7.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
RFRI conducts training programme
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India ‘very well placed’ to ramp up climate change efforts, says TERI’s Leena Srivastava 4.12.2018 Scroll.in
The environment expert says the country is set to reach its Paris Agreement goals a decade ahead of time.
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World Bank doubles funding for Climate Action 3.12.2018 Sify Finance
The World Bank Group on Monday announced that it will be doubling its current 5-year investments to around USD 200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate
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Three homes lost to a river: A woman’s tale of hardship reflects climate change impact in Bangladesh 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environmental degradation has also forced Sahia and her husband to change their livelihood, from fishing to working in brick factories.
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Villagers` survival at stake in India`s disappearing island 30.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The tiny island in Sundarbans delta, home to 4,800 people, is endangered due to climate change.
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El Niño condition that affects weather patterns could form within three months, says UN agency 27.11.2018 Scroll.in
The World Meteorological Organization said there is 75%-80% chance that the phenomenon, which has led to droughts and floods in the past, may form by February.
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Cyclone Gaja: Absence of local body officials has crippled relief, rebuilding process in Tamil Nadu 27.11.2018 Scroll.in
Ten days after disaster struck, the majority of those affected are still in camps and the government is struggling to bring things back to normal.
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Why Indian researchers are studying the Arctic to predict monsoon patterns back home 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
An interview with Director of India’s National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, M Ravichandran, on India’s polar projects.
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Clashing with Trump, US government report says climate change will batter economy 24.11.2018 Zee News : World
Climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, hitting everything from health to infrastructure, according to a government report issued on Friday that the White House called inaccurate.
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Kerala: Climate change caused devastating floods in August, says Met department chief 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
About 75% of the geographical area in the state is vulnerable to flooding, according to KJ Ramesh.
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A visit to North Sentinel island: ‘Please, please, please, let us not destroy this last haven’ 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
The islanders, who have been in the news since an American evangelist was reportedly killed by them, have a history of wanting to be left alone.
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Advancement of Science & Technology, inclusive approach is crucial to become a developed nation: VP Science & Technology to make people’s lives better; Scientists must address challenges such as climate change and global warming; This is the most appropriate time for India to leverage the many opportunities before it & leap frog in development parameters; Step up investments in Science & Technology to support innovations; Presents NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2018. 21.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said that the nation must leverage the talents and skills of the young and educated by realizing the demographic advantage of having 65 per cent of the population below the age of 35 years.
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Narendra Modi to stop Polavaram dam construction in Andhra Pradesh 21.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The chief minister said the project would displace the Adivasi population in the state’s Malkangiri district.
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In photos: The ravaging effects of climate change in the Sundarbans 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
In his ongoing photo project ‘Ebbing Away of Identity with the Tides’, Sushavan Nandy highlights the plight of three islands in the delta region.
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Cup of elephant-friendly tea: Assam’s tea growers are making their plantations safer for pachyderms 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
Tea plantations are generally used as ‘stepping stones’ or ‘rest stops’ by elephants as they move through a human-dominated landscape.
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Why Venice’s plan to tackle worsening floods is being criticised 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city is set to be regularly 70% underwater and the massive MOSE project won't deal with the fundamental problems.
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