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Tag: Climate Change

Protected Areas In India Up From 4.90% To 5.03% Since 2014
Protected Areas In India Up From 4.90% To 5.03% Since 2014

Another positive listed by the Ministry was that the number of Ramsar sites (Wetlands of International Importance) in India have increased to 47, covering an area of 10,90,230 hectares, which also include 21 new sites designated during 2019-2021.

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Climate Change May Force Aeroplanes To Fly Higher: Study

The analysis of weather balloon observations alarmingly showed that the tropopause has increased in height at a steady pace since 1980: about 58-59 metres per decade.

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COP26: Glasgow Summit Consigning Coal To History

As countries, banks, and organisations move away from the single biggest contributor to climate change, coal is being consigned to history on Thursday at the UN climate change summit (COP26)

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10 publishers behind 69% climate change misinformation on Facebook

10 publishers including Breitbart, Russia Today, and Media Research Center are responsible for spreading most climate change misinformation on Facebook, according to a new report by UK-based Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH).

Climate Change
COP26: BASIC Countries Reiterate Principles Of Equity, Policy Space For Low Emission Future

Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) have said that the COP26 must aim for higher global ambition on climate finance and adaptation as well, along with recognition of parties' differing historical responsibilities

Modi Speaks to UK PM, Discusses Climate Change
Modi Speaks to UK PM, Discusses Climate Change

The UK is to host the climate change summit of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow from October 31.

Climate Change
Global Action To Combat Climate Change Just Not Enough: UN Body

The latest stock taking of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) imply that global green-house gas (GHG) emissions will actually be some 16 per cent higher in 2030 compared to 2010

Shah Rukh Khan Says ‘Main Hoon Naa’ For Veganism, Promotes Plant-Based Meats
Shah Rukh Khan Says ‘Main Hoon Naa’ For Veganism, Promotes Plant-Based Meats

As per the climate experts, the deteriorating climatic condition is posing a severe threat to living beings on the earth. Several studies have also suggested that going full vegan can be helpful in tackling climate change.

Killer Fact: Severe Heat Waves Up In Odisha
Heat Waves Down, Severe Heat Waves Up In Odisha: Study

Malkangiri seems to have emerged as Odisha's coolest district, as both the heat and severe heatwave events are showing a decreasing trend

In 30 Years, 80% of South Mumbai May Sink, Says BMC Chief
In 30 Years, 80% of South Mumbai May Sink, Says BMC Chief

The areas Chahal referred to comprise the cream of residential and commercial districts of south Mumbai like Cuffe Parade, Nariman Point, Fort and Colaba in the country's financial capital.

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Climate Actions Must Be Determined Nationally: India To COP26 President-Designate

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) Bhupender Yadav extended full support to the UK for COP26 to be held in Glasgow in November 2021

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Paradip May Go At Least 2 Feet Underwater By Turn Of 22nd Century

Due to melting of glaciers, 12 Indian coastal cities including Paradip will submerge in the sea by the end of 21 century, NASA predicted

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Monsoon Extremes Likely To Increase Over India, South Asia: IPCC Report

Rainfalls, floods and droughts will also increase. Droughts will occur more because the soil will lose moisture. Due to an increase in temperature, there will be more water evaporation which will in turn decrease soil moisture and leads to droughts, R Krishnan, Executive Director, Centre for Climate Change Research (CCCR), Indian Institute of Tropical Research and one of the co-authors of the report said.

'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report
'No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses': UN, UNFCCC On IPCC Report

The report from the Working Group I - 'Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis' - is the first installment of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which will be completed in 2022.

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Lost Villages Of Odisha: Remaining Ones Waiting To Become One With Sea

These are footprints of something ominous. Till date, the sea has ruthlessly engulfed 7 villages and is just waiting to devour the last little tokens of their existence.

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No Study On Climate Change's Role In Increasing Cloudbursts: Govt

The National Disaster Management Authority and the State Disaster Management Authority work in close association with the local administration to address the impact of a given disaster by issuing alerts/warnings, and guidelines from time to time to the local communities for a response during extreme rainfall/cloudburst events, the Minister said.

Coastal Erosion
Climate Crisis | Signs Ominous As Sea Drives Into Konark Marine Drive

Chandrabhaga Beach located in Konark offers some stunning sunrises and sunsets.

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G7 Leaders' Summit To Begin With Focus On Covid, Climate Change

The much-anticipated G7 Leaders' Summit, which will mark the first in-person meeting of the member heads of state since the Covid-19 outbreak last year, is set to begin on Friday with the main focus on the pandemic and climate change.

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Climate Crisis Will Have Catastrophic Impact In India: Study

The climate emergency will have a catastrophic human and economic impact on India. Different threats will interact to devastating effect, as exemplified by cyclones Tauktae and Yaas during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

UN Chief
UN Chief Calls For Global Partnership For Green Growth

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a global partnership to tackle climate change and strive toward inclusive green growth.

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Investing Less Than 1% Of World GDP In Nature Can Tackle Climate Change

A total investment of $8.1 trillion in nature is required over the next three decades to successfully tackle the climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises, according to the State of Finance for Nature report. This amounts to $536 billion a year by 2050.

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Hundreds Of Dead Jellyfish Wash Ashore At Puri Beach In Odisha

In a mysterious occurrence, hundreds of dead jellyfish were spotted washed ashore at the Puri sea beach on Monday.

Climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic
Will 'Being Positive' Avert Pandemic Doom?

Odisha’s biodiversity has a major contribution to climate change mitigation because the emissions due to the metal & mining industry need to be absorbed and contained.

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Poor Living Conditions Of Farmers, Tribals Make Odisha 3rd-most Vulnerable To Climate Change

Bhubaneswar: The vulnerable condition of farmers and tribals, who dominate Odisha’s socio-economic demography, has made the State emerge as the third most vulnerable in the country to climate change. Even…

Australian Bushfires: More Frequent, Prolonged, Severe Courtesy Climate Change, Warn Experts
Australian Bushfires: More Frequent, Prolonged, Severe Courtesy Climate Change, Warn Experts

Canberra: Experts have warned that Australia’s devastating 2019-20 “Black Summer” bushfires were a “wake up call” to the extreme effects of climate change in the country. In a study published on late Thursday, a team from the Australian National University (ANU) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes warned that […]

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