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Article Mumbai to suffer huge damage from sea flooding: study
Flood exposure is increasing in coastal cities owing to growing populations and assets, the changing climate, and subsidence, a new study says.
Article Parliamentarians to meet regarding NAPCC targets
Indian parlimentarians will be meeting the Prime Minister to discuss fiscal and policy targets regarding the National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) and the 12th Five Year Plan targets of renewable energy in the country.
Article Pollution costing Indian economy Rs 3.75L cr a year: study
According to a World Bank study the annual cost of environmental degradation in India is equivalent to 5.7% of the country's GDP.
Article Climate change set to cripple South Asia: WB report
Millions in South Asia face a grim future marked by disastrous weather events, hunger and disease.
Article Profits will rise with low carbon investment: experts
According to an expert, sustainability and climate change need to be the drivers of competitiveness globally for ensuring a greener future.
Article Indian metropolitans likely to become disaster ‘hotspots’
In the wake of the Uttrakhand flood fury, World Bank has warned that Indian cities may face threat of extreme floods, intense cyclones and rising sea levels in near future, writes Rakesh Sood.
Article Indian expert appointed vice-chairman of IBCS
Director General of Meteorology & Permanent Representative of India with World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Dr Laxman Singh Rathore, has been appointed as Co-Vice Chairman of Intergovernmental Board of Climate Services (IBCS).
Article Biofuel boom could accelerate warming in tropics
Researchers from the US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have modelled the climate impact of converting land for biofuel production.
Article Global warming will make Indian monsoon worse: study
About 80% of annual rainfall in India occurs during the monsoon season from June through September.
Article Sri Lanka takes on climate change
Sri Lanka is all set to measure the emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2), a potent greenhouse gas, caused through clearance of forests or loss of forest quality.
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