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Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study
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Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study

Tiny particles and gases that a large volcano blasts into the air enter into the stratosphere and remain there for a few years.

The Great Barrier Reef might not recover from the mass bleaching event that took place in March
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The Great Barrier Reef might not recover from the mass bleaching event that took place in March

An aerial survey has shown that the coral bleaching is sweeping across the reef for the third time in five years.

Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years
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Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years

scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.

Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade
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Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade

A decade of deforestation, broken commitments and murder of rainforest defenders later, the 2020s begin with a dark moment for the world’s rainforests.

Global warming: October 2019 might have been second-hottest month in the second-hottest year on record
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Global warming: October 2019 might have been second-hottest month in the second-hottest year on record

The report comes after numerous similar studies of monthly global temperatures that show Earth's climate has warmed steadily.

El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study
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El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study

A powerful El Nino can trigger drought in places like Australia and India, and cause flooding in other areas like California.

India's monsoon rains are the product of weak El Nino and positive EQUINOO
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India's monsoon rains are the product of weak El Nino and positive EQUINOO

There was speculation that 2019 monsoon could turn out like the summer monsoon of 2014 which was a drought year.

Nearly half of India received excess rainfall in August, says IMD; predicts normal rainfall for September
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Nearly half of India received excess rainfall in August, says IMD; predicts normal rainfall for September

The south India peninsula and central India divisions of the IMD saw 56 and 39 percent more rainfall than normal respectively

227 Chimu children's skeletons found in Peru, evidence points to ritual killing
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227 Chimu children's skeletons found in Peru, evidence points to ritual killing

The children, aged four to 14, were sacrificed to appease El Nino and the Chimu culture's gods.

July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen
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July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen

He said greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and “we need carbon neutrality by 2050.”

Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days
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Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days

Monsoon will reach Kerala in next 48 hours, while people in the national capital region will have to wait for some more days for the monsoon rain

Carbon dioxide levels reach record high after having crossed safe levels in 1950s
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Carbon dioxide levels reach record high after having crossed safe levels in 1950s

The last time CO2 levels were as high was 3 million years ago, when Antarctica was covered in forests.

Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20; volatile fuel prices to have limited impact on headline number: Crisil
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Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20; volatile fuel prices to have limited impact on headline number: Crisil

The rise in the consumer price inflation (CPI) will be largely on a surge in food inflation to 3 percent from the abnormally low of 0.1 percent

El Niño has rapidly become stronger and stranger, according to coral records
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El Niño has rapidly become stronger and stranger, according to coral records

El Niño's change in behaviour has serious implications for societies and ecosystems around the world.

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.

IMD’s ‘good news’ for farmers vs Skymet’s warning of deficient rains: Who will get the weather forecast right this year?
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IMD’s ‘good news’ for farmers vs Skymet’s warning of deficient rains: Who will get the weather forecast right this year?

IMD forecasts going wrong has given shockers to farmers in certain years. Past evidence shows that IMD has gone wrong on occasions surprising the policymakers and economists

Monsoon likely to be near normal this year with well-distributed rainfall; weak El Nino conditions may prevail
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Monsoon likely to be near normal this year with well-distributed rainfall; weak El Nino conditions may prevail

IMD director general KJ Ramesh said overall, the country is expected to have well-distributed rainfall scenario during the monsoon season which will be beneficial to farmers in the country during the ensuing kharif season.

Monsoon forecast: Will IMD’s prediction of near normal rainfall be good enough to instil optimism in country?
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Monsoon forecast: Will IMD’s prediction of near normal rainfall be good enough to instil optimism in country?

We have seen in the past that delayed monsoon has implications for the crops as sowing is dependent on the arrival of the rains.

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps: Analysts expect another reduction in June on growth concerns, lower inflation forecast
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RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps: Analysts expect another reduction in June on growth concerns, lower inflation forecast

A reduction in June will make it three cuts in a row, after the second consecutive interest cut of 25 bps effected earlier in the day after a similar move in February.

RBI monetary policy: Cental bank lowers GDP growth forecast to 7.2% for current fiscal
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RBI monetary policy: Cental bank lowers GDP growth forecast to 7.2% for current fiscal

The RBI on Thursday lowered the GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent from the earlier estimate of 7.4 percent amid probability of El Nino effects on monsoon rains and uncertain global economic outlook