1 October 2013 Climate Change News Updates 1. India among world economies at risk of climate change impact India is among the "extreme risk" countries of the world where economic impacts of climate change will be most keenly felt by 2025, according to new research released on Wedesday. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/global-warming/india-among-world-economies-at-risk-of-climate-change-impact/articleshow/24938473.cms 2. Climate Change Alters Timing Of... Continue Reading →
Karl Marx who is said to have once declared, I do not like money, money is the reason we fight must be spinning in his grave knowing that his supposed modern-day disciples disagree with him. via WATCH: Indian Communist Politician Sleeps on Bed of Cash | TIME.com.
30 October 2013: Climate Change News updates: 1. Accelerating Rate Of Climate Change Will Challenge Farmers Climate change is forcing farmers to adapt, but the accelerating rate of change will present bigger challenges to food production. That was one of the messages conveyed during a day long symposium at the Vermont Law School sponsored by... Continue Reading →
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near the Fukushima area of Japan on Saturday at 2:10 a.m. local time, the U.S. Geological survey said, according to the Associated Press. Japan’s emergency agencies have issued a tsunami warning for the region. Fukushima Earthquake Sets Off Tsunami Warning in Japan | TIME.com.
District collector Vilas Patil is in favour acquiring land on the outskirts of Nashik to not only develop the area into parking spaces for the forthcoming Kumbh mela, but also to put it to use for other services in the future as the city grows. via Permanent land acquisition on cards - The Times of... Continue Reading →
Intermittent showers in Hyderabad have flummoxed Met officials, while climate change experts said it is increasingly becoming difficult to predict future weather events in the country, considering how ambiguous the weather systems are turning out to be. via Freak weather offshoot of climate change: Experts - The Times of India.
Khadija Ghaznawi says she knows exactly how to end the long-simmering conflict in Afghanistan: build more factories. A logistics company owner by profession and peace activist on the side, Ghaznawi says that if the government had been diligent about creating more jobs for Afghans, militants would ha... via Only Woman Running for Afghan President Gets... Continue Reading →
Indonesia is a nation of 250 million people scattered across hundreds of islands that would be vulnerable to climate change from rising sea levels. But it\'s also a big contributor to the global problem, being among the largest emitters of greenhouse gases after China and the United States. via Indonesia Forests Dwindle Despite Protection, Spurring... Continue Reading →
\"The characteristic \'smell of the ocean\' is actually derived from this compound, indicating how abundant the molecule is in the marine environment,\" said Cherie Motti, in a news release. \"In fact we could smell it in a single baby coral.\" via Coral Reefs Fight Climate Change by Impacting Weather and Forming Clouds.