melting of glaciers

Jammu, Kashmir lock horns over Amarnath infrastructure


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The question of improved amenities for pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine has again divided the people of Jammu and those of the Kashmir Valley, ... Read more...

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Small island nations want global treaty now


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) While major economies like China have proposed to take legal emission cuts post 2020, the Association of Small Island Nations (AOSIS) Wednesday rejected the proposal saying ... Read more...

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Inflow of salt water from Indian Ocean could stabilize climate in Europe


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It has been predicted that global warming will weaken the effects of the Gulf Stream leading to dry climate in Europe, but a new study has suggested that ... Read more...

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INCCA launch black carbon research initiative NCAP tomorrow


March 28th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): The science plan of the Black Carbon Research Initiative National carbonaceous Aerosols Programme (NCAP) under the aegis of the Indian Network for Climate Change Assessment (INCCA) will ... Read more...

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Melting Himalayan glaciers to have varying impact on river basins


June 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The melting of glaciers in the Himalayas will have varying impact on the waters of the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Yangtze and Yellow rivers, according to a new Dutch ... Read more...

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Flashfloods in Himachal snap road link with Kashmir


May 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) Flashfloods in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district due to thawing of glaciers and incessant rains have snapped road connectivity with neighbouring Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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Hydropower generation dips in Himachal, supply hit


May 16th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 16 (IANS) Hydro-electric power generation in Himachal Pradesh has suddenly dipped by 10 to 20 percent due to scanty rainfall in the past week, affecting electricity supply to northern states ... Read more...

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Defence forces should opt conventional energy sources, Pallam Raju


March 18th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju on Thursday said that with the defence forces around the world being amongst the largest consumers of energy, ... Read more...

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India to fight attempts to unseat Pachauri: Jairam (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government would back Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R.K. Pachauri and would fight "any attempt to unseat him", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday. ... Read more...

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India will fight attempts to unseat Pachauri: Jairam Ramesh


March 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government had full confidence in Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R.K. Pachauri and would fight "any attempt to unseat him", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

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After Indian PM, European Union backs IPCC


February 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh expressed solidarity with Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) saying India maintains full confidence in IPCC, ... Read more...

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Pachauri won’t quit over glacier blunder (Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Saturday said he would not quit over the IPCC blunder of saying that Himalayan glaciers would ... Read more...

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Pachauri too doubts if glaciers would vanish by 2035 (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Noted environment scientist R.K. Pachauri, who heads the United Nation panel for assessment of climate change, Monday said that Himalayan glaciers are indeed melting faster but ... Read more...

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Himalayan glaciers won’t melt by 2035: Jairam Ramesh


January 18th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Himalayan glaciers are "indeed" receding, which is a cause for great concern, but the view that these rivers of ice would melt down completely by 2035 due ... Read more...

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Swiss glaciers melting slower now than in 1940s!


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception that glaciers are melting faster the world over due to global warming, a new study says that Swiss glaciers were melting even faster in ... Read more...

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Soot and dust damaging Himalayas: NASA


December 16th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 16 (IANS) Soot and dust contribute as much to a temperature rise in the Himalayas as greenhouse gases do, according to a new study by the US space ... Read more...

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Lakes formed by glacier melt, threatening valleys


November 14th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) Faster melting of Himalayan glaciers due to global warming has led to formation of numerous lakes at their snouts, as the streams cannot carry the water ... Read more...

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Maldives President says melting glaciers can result in serious conflicts


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed said on Friday that fast melting of glaciers in future could lead to serious conflicts arising due to large-scale migration of people ... Read more...

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Glacial melting blamed for increased pollutants in environment


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new study has determined that the melting of glaciers due to global warming may explain the mysterious increase in persistent organic pollutants in sediment from certain lakes ... Read more...

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International experts express concern over melting Kashmir glaciers


October 12th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 12(ANI): A three-day conference pertaining to effects of global warming on melting glaciers in the Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir commenced in Srinagar on Monday.The conference is being attended ... Read more...

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Changing climate new adversary of India’s armed forces


September 6th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A warmer world that threatens to change the battlefield and impact the capability of the military on land, sea and air is the new adversary ... Read more...

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World on thin ice, say green activists


August 28th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With just 100 days to go for the UN's climate change talks in Copenhagen, green activists Friday unveiled a life-size ice sculpture here and let it melt ... Read more...

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Climate change may intensify food crisis, warns UN


February 17th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (DPA) As environment ministers from across the world gathered in the Kenyan capital, the UN Tuesday warned that the global food crisis could be intensified dramatically by climate change. A ... Read more...

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Sea level has risen by 20 mm from 1955-2008


February 17th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has determined that the observed ocean warming has contributed approximately 20 mm to global average sea level for the time period ... Read more...

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Nathpa Jhakri project remains closed for seventh day


June 17th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower Project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh remained closed for the seventh day Tuesday because of the high silt level. The silt ... Read more...

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Sand artist Sudarsan wins prize in Moscow


May 31st, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) A sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh expressing his concern over global warming, created by Orissa artist Sudarsan Patnaik, has won the people's choice prize at an international sand ... Read more...

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Climate change brings riotous blooms to Sweden


May 19th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London, May 19 (IANS) A riot of blooms and superabundance of greenery have transformed Swedish mountainsides into a verdant paradise - thanks to climate change. Trees like oak, elm, maple and black ... Read more...

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Swedens mountains are growing greener, thanks to climate changes


May 19th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): New studies have found that climate changes are creating green and flowering mountains in Sweden, a phenomenon which has been observed for the first time in 8,000 ... Read more...

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Students spread global warming message through musical


May 3rd, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
Agra, May 3 (IANS) Over 700 students of St. Peter's College here took part in a spectacular musical about the dangers of global warming. "It was a total environmental package comprising varied ... Read more...

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IIM Lucknow to set up climate change centre


April 4th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) A centre for climate change dedicated to providing information to industries will come up at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here. IIM-Lucknow director Devi Singh said Thursday ... Read more...

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India and China likely to face food shortage due to melting glaciers (Re-Issue)


March 23rd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, March 23 (ANI): A new study has determined that the melting of glaciers due to global warming might trigger food shortages in India and China.According to a report in ... Read more...

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India and China likely to face food shortage due to melting glaciers


March 21st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
London, March 21 (ANI): A new study has determined that the melting of glaciers due to global warming might trigger food shortages in India and China.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Vanishing central African glaciers threaten water supplies of millions


March 19th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Data gathered by WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) in the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda, has shown that Africa is at risk of losing the central African glaciers ... Read more...

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Melting of glaciers has doubled worldwide


March 17th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
London, March 17 (ANI): Data from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has shown that the rate at which some of the world's glaciers are melting has more than doubled.The findings ... Read more...

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TERI focuses on ICT as a tool for adaptation to climate variability and change


February 7th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI/Business Wire India): ICT is the most fast emerging paradigm that will play a proactive role to disseminate information of climate change and its impact on common people ... Read more...

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