climate change impacts

Oceans absorbing half of greenhouse emission


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide (CO2) released by human activities, but US researchers fear this may not ... Read more...

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Rising temperature to hit wheat production in India, says report


May 9th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The annual mean temperature in India is expected to rise by 3.5-4.3 degrees Celsius by 2098, badly impacting production of wheat - a major grain ... Read more...

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Global warming may severely impact U.S. naval forces


March 13th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A Texas A and M University researcher has said that changing global climate due to on-going and projected warming could severely impact U.S. naval forces worldwide.A warming climate ... Read more...

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Clean energy to power the globe by 2050: Report


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Energy needs around the world could be met more cleanly, renewably and economically by the year 2050, a report by the World Wide Fund (WWF) said Thursday.Titled ... Read more...

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Plants moved downhill, not up, in warming world: Study


January 21st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A University of California, Davis, study has challenged a widely held assumption that plants will move uphill in response to warmer temperatures.Between 1930 and 2000, instead of colonizing ... Read more...

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Global meet on green technology transfer Tuesday


November 8th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Ahead of global climate change talks in Mexico's Cancun in December, ministers from 48 nations will meet in the capital Tuesday to discuss mechanism for transfer of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate change one big factor in malaria spread


March 4th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Climate change has been found to be one of the biggest reasons behind malaria spread, but researchers have said that other factors such as migration and land-use changes ... Read more...

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Climate Change: Government preparing NATCOM II


February 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed that the Government is engaged in preparing the National ... Read more...

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Greenpeace occupies Aztec-god sculpture in Mexico protest


February 5th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace staged a protest in this Mexican capital to press demands for an effective climate-change treaty, occupying the fountain that famed artist Diego Rivera dedicated to Tlaloc, ... Read more...

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‘Block the sun, control global warming’


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Canadian and US scientists want to block the sun to cool the earth and limit global warming. Research and field-testing on what they call "geo-engineering" of the earth's atmosphere ... Read more...

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Allowing flood-plains to be submerged during storms may cut future flood risks


December 29th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 29 (ANI): In a new study, scientists in the US have suggested that allowing flood-plains to be submerged during storms would reduce the risk of flood damage in nearby urban ... Read more...

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Ten climate change “flagship” species named at Copenhagen summit


December 15th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): A report released at the Copenhagen climate change conference by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed ten species likely to suffer huge losses ... Read more...

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Animals that face new impacts by climate change


December 8th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a list of animals facing new impacts by climate change, some in strange and unexpected ways.The report, titled, "Species Feeling the Heat: ... Read more...

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Climate change impacts global mental health- Experts


December 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 04 (ANI): Climate change can have an adverse effect on global mental health, according to experts.Dr Lisa Page and Dr Louise Howard from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) at King's ... Read more...

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Recession ‘cuts down’ carbon dioxide emissions


November 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): The rise of global greenhouse gas emissions has been held back by recession, according to researchers.Experts at the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) found that global emissions ... Read more...

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Climate change: India, Argentina call on developed nations to do their bit


October 14th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): India and Argentina on Wednesday recognized that climate change is a global challenge with strong economic, environmental and social dimensions.The leaders of the two countries said climate ... Read more...

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Climate change threatens Asia’s farming, energy security


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Climate change poses fundamental threats to Asia's food and energy security which, if left unchecked, will result in an upsurge of migration into already overburdened mega cities, ... Read more...

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Big impact of climate change on India’s farm yields: World Bank


May 25th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Dryland farmers in Andhra Pradesh may see their incomes decline by 20 percent, the sugarcane yield in Maharashtra may go down 30 percent, and there may be ... Read more...

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Britain, India to run 5 projects to study climate change


May 12th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India and Britain have announced five new projects to assess the potential impact of climate change in India and to undertake regional projects to identify and develop ... Read more...

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‘Super reefs’ near East Africa can fend off climate change


April 24th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change, and can be termed as 'super reefs'.The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Indicator shows climate change affecting Europes birds now


March 4th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): In what is the worlds first indicator of the climate change impacts on wildlife at a continental scale, scientists have determined that climate change is already having ... Read more...

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Get ready for worse climate change impacts: expert


December 14th, 2008 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 14 (IANS) An extra billion people will face water shortage, cereal production in developing countries will drop and coastal regions will face more damage from floods and storms because ... Read more...

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Very soon, we won’t be able to adapt to climate change: Pachauri


December 11th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 11 (IANS) Very soon, the impacts of climate change will exceed our capacities to adapt to them, Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), ... Read more...

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Drowning countries clutch at monetary straws


December 4th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 4 (IANS) Climate change is already drowning homes of people in coastal areas, especially in the developing world. The money available to them from the international community to adapt ... Read more...

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Conservation zones in the wrong place to protect coral reefs from global warming


August 27th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A new research has warned that conservation zones are in the wrong place to protect vulnerable coral reefs from the effects of global warming.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Saarc nations agree on joint fight against climate fallout


July 4th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Ministers from eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) countries have resolved to work together to build regional capacity for mitigating the impacts of climate change and ... Read more...

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Turtles are excellent indicators of the effects of climate change


April 20th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 20 (ANI): The fact that marine turtles are emerging as excellent indicators of the effects of climate change might benefit people living along the coastlines of the world. According to ... Read more...

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Joint Forest Management can increase carbon stocks, says Minister


March 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Minister of State, for Environment and Forests, Namo Narayin Meena, today said that the introducing Forest Management (JFM) in India could increase the productivity of forests, improve ... Read more...

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First comparative test on climate impact on species diversity undertaken


November 22nd, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.22 (ANI): Geographic patterns of species diversity and their underlying processes have intrigued scientists for centuries, and continue to spur scientific debate. Studies carried out over the past 20 years have ... Read more...

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UN report on global warming warns of irreversible impacts unless action taken


November 17th, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A report by the United Nations has called for an immediate plan of action to prevent the worst predicted effects of global warming coming to pass. Made by ... Read more...

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One in three European freshwater fish facing extinction


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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