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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts

It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half

Poor air quality affects everyone's wellbeing, but children are worst affected
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Poor air quality affects everyone's wellbeing, but children are worst affected

The most measured and important pollutant of concern is particle pollution, specifically PM2.5.

Cities need more trees, but the commonly planted ones won't survive climate change
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Cities need more trees, but the commonly planted ones won't survive climate change

A study looked at climate change impacts on 176 of the most common tree species planted in Australian cities.

Climate change hits the French Alps hard, rockfalls and grey snow common occurrence
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Climate change hits the French Alps hard, rockfalls and grey snow common occurrence

Older visitors who return recall a time when they could touch ice just outside Montenvers tramstop.

Sweeping stretches of Arctic forests are burning, ‘unprecedented’ satellite images show
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Sweeping stretches of Arctic forests are burning, ‘unprecedented’ satellite images show

This, after the hottest June on global record, followed by a devastating heatwave in the US & forecast for the same in Europe.

Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions
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Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions

Microbes react very quickly — within five to seven years — to even slight changes in the climate.

Predicting weather is hard: A brief history of the National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting
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Predicting weather is hard: A brief history of the National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting

NCMWRF, founded in the 20th century, was among the first Indian institutions to acquire a supercomputer, in 1989.

OPEC secretary-general calls climate change activists 'greatest threat to industry'
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OPEC secretary-general calls climate change activists 'greatest threat to industry'

Mohammed Barkindo believes that the oil industry is part of the solution to the scourge of climate change.

Climate Change will soon become critical and India is unprepared to handle it
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Climate Change will soon become critical and India is unprepared to handle it

N H Ravindranath is heading the only Indian climate change study and will present it to the govt & UN.

Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation
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Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation

The phenomenon where cities are hotter than the surrounding countryside is actually known as an urban heat island

Greenland to lose 4.5 percent of ice cover by 3000 due to greenhouse gas emissions
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Greenland to lose 4.5 percent of ice cover by 3000 due to greenhouse gas emissions

Between 1991 and 2015, Greenland's ice sheet has added about 0.02 inches per year to sea level.

Climate apartheid: rich adjust to climate change but poor suffer the consequences
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Climate apartheid: rich adjust to climate change but poor suffer the consequences

A UN report states that climate change could leave 140 million people from the developing world homeless by 2050.

Climate change: Not everyone cares about the impending crisis, but reproach won’t change their minds
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Climate change: Not everyone cares about the impending crisis, but reproach won’t change their minds

Most people who don't care about climate change are nonetheless empathetic and care about other issues. Respecting opinions and understanding the root of a difference has been found to be more useful than arguing about facts.

Canadian permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, a sign of climate crisis
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Canadian permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, a sign of climate crisis

Experts suggest that thawing permafrost, a tipping point for climate breakdown, is a clear sign to decarbonize our economies.

Climate change narratives in society is important to make people aware of the crisis
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Climate change narratives in society is important to make people aware of the crisis

The division in the thought process between the rural and city dwellers was displayed during the climate election in Australia.

High-alert called for drought in West, Southern states after pre-monsoon rains fail
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High-alert called for drought in West, Southern states after pre-monsoon rains fail

Two-thirds of India's pre-monsoon rains are either low or very low, with the country now on drought-alert.

Climate change can be tackled by converting methane into carbon dioxide: Study
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Climate change can be tackled by converting methane into carbon dioxide: Study

Removing methane will have an outsize and fast-acting effect in the fight against climate change.

Climate Sensitivity: Why is predicting climate change, temperature rise so damn hard?
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Climate Sensitivity: Why is predicting climate change, temperature rise so damn hard?

Scientists use a tool to measure how factors actually affect climate, but they don't fully understand it.

UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'
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UK becomes first country to declare a 'climate emergency'

The United Kingdom will take up this issue on a war footing and put it at the centre of the government policy

Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed
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Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed

Virtually no chicks have hatched at Antarctica’s second-biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins.