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Climate change to affect small farmers: ActionAid


February 28th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 80 percent small farmers, contributing to half of India's crop production, will be affected by climate change, which is impacting faster than predicted ... Read more...

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IPCC dilutes stand linking cyclones to climate change


November 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 30 (IANS) The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has considerably diluted an earlier stand strongly linking extreme weather events to climate change. It now says it ... Read more...

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Mountain glacier melt-off to raise sea level by 12 cm by 2100


January 11th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) Melt-off from small mountain glaciers and ice caps will raise global sea levels 12 cm by 2100. The largest contributors to the projected sea level rise would be ... Read more...

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India’s Pallava Bagla gets US science journalism award


December 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) India's Pallava Bagla has been awarded the American Geophysical Union (AGU) David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for his articles on the impact of ... Read more...

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Al Gore left car engine on during environment lecture


October 30th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former US vice president Al Gore, who is known for his climate conservation campaigns, has been accused of not switching off his car engine while he gave an ... Read more...

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UN panel seeks ways to better assess climate science


October 15th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Busan (South Korea), Oct 15 (IANS) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said it will make major changes in the way it works to ensure best assessment of climate science.The ... Read more...

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Indian wins American science journalism award


September 1st, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) India's Pallava Bagla has won the American Geophysical Union (AGU) David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for his articles on the impact of climate change on ... Read more...

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Indian scribe wins American Geophysical Union Award


August 31st, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) India's Pallava Bagla has won the American Geophysical Union (AGU) David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for his articles on the impact of climate ... Read more...

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Pak floods, Russia wildfires and China landslides due to global warming: Experts


August 11th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Climate change experts are of the view that global warming predictions are correct and the world weather crisis that is causing floods in Pakistan, wildfires in Russia and ... Read more...

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World on course for hottest year since 1880


July 21st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The world is on course for the hottest year since records began in 1880 after record-breaking temperatures in four of the first six months of the year, according ... Read more...

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Dutch review supports key warnings of IPCC report


July 6th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A Dutch review of the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) brings to light a number of mistakes - some of them trivial, others more ... Read more...

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Current CO2 emissions could lead to ‘climate tipping point’ by 2200


June 29th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): If carbon dioxide emissions continue on their present course, there will be a fundamental shift in the global climate system- a tipping point-by 2200, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Chairman Dr. Pachauri under the scanner as review of IPCC workings opens


May 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), May 14 (ANI): A review into the workings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is starting in Amsterdam.IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri will be the first person ... Read more...

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World’s water cycle has intensified


April 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle, according to a new research.The stronger water cycle means arid regions have become drier and high rainfall regions wetter as atmospheric ... Read more...

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East Anglia University climate scientists cleared by inquiry


April 15th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): An inquiry panel of leading scientists, nominated by the Royal Society, has said the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU), which is involved in the row over ... Read more...

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India initiates project to study impact of global warming


March 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India Thursday announced that it would initiate "hazard mapping" across its 7,500 km long coastline to study the impact of global warming and assist in protecting coastal ... Read more...

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UN begins review of its climate panel work


March 11th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has announced an independent review of its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that faced flak due to some wrong predictions in a report ... Read more...

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U.N. Climate Panel Work To Be Reviewed By Independent Body


March 11th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A prominent international scientific organization would be reviewing the work and research of the United Nations climate change panel after it has been revealed that ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General asks IPCC to go under the scanner


March 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11(ANI): Reports indicate that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked the world's science academies to review work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which had made a major ... Read more...

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95 per cent chance that Man is to blame for global warming


March 5th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): A new study has found that there is a 95 per cent chance that human activity is to blame for global warming, and only 5 percent chance that ... Read more...

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Independent scientists to review IPCC report


February 27th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of independent scientists will review the working and the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the wake of mistakes being found in ... Read more...

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IPCC scientist dismisses furor over Himalayan goof up


February 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The scientist behind the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that falsely claimed the Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035 has dismissed the furor over the errors ... Read more...

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IPCC should investigate ‘warming bias’ in its report, says former climate chief


February 15th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The former chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that the climate body must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in ... Read more...

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Pachauri defends producing 121.1 tons of carbon dioxide in air travel


February 6th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): UN climate chief Dr Rajendra Pachauri has expressed his helplessness in preventing the production of 121.1 tons of carbon dioxide during more than half a million miles of ... Read more...

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PM backs IPCC, disappointed with Copenhagen (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday backed the beleaguered UN climate change panel, saying India had "full confidence" in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh backs IPCC


February 5th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday backed the beleaguered UN climate change panel, saying despite criticism of some of its work India had "full confidence" in the ... Read more...

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UNFCC, government back Pachauri (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing criticism after the goof-up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Rajendra Pachauri, chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Thursday got support from the Indian ... Read more...

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Pachauri under pressure to resign over Himalayan glacier goof up


February 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is under pressure to resign over the error that the IPCC made on ... Read more...

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IPCC ignored leading scientists’ warning on false Himalayan glaciers report


January 31st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 31 (ANI): The United Nations' climate watchdog was warned by leading scientists not to publish its bogus claims that the Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035, but it ignored them.Austrian ... Read more...

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Pachauri was told of false glacier claims before Copenhagen


January 30th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was informed that claims about melting Himalayan glaciers were false before the Copenhagen summit.According ... Read more...

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Goof-up on Himalayan Glaciers’ melting was a “human mistake”, says IPCC deputy


January 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 27 (ANI): The deputy leader of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that the UN's climate science body's claim that the Himalayan Glaciers would melt by 2035 ... Read more...

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BASIC ministers support IPCC despite Himalayan blunder


January 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Environment ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India, China (BASIC countries) Sunday came out in support of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) despite its blunder in ... Read more...

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IPCC to focus on humanitarian issues: Pachauri


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Saturday said the UN body's fifth assessment report scheduled in 2013 will focus on "socio-economic factors ... Read more...

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Pachauri accepts Himalayan mistake, but won’t resign (Third Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Ruling out his resignation as chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) after its goof-up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Rajendra Pachauri Saturday said that ... Read more...

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BASIC countries should involve other countries over Copenhagen accord: Pachauri


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Saturday said that environment ministers of BASIC countries should come up with a clear plan to ... Read more...

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