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Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world
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Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world

The Arctic water cycle is expected to shift from a snow-dominated one towards a rain-dominated one during the 21st century, although the timing of this is uncertain.

Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions
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Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions

A developing country using coal to pursue the path of development is justifiable and should not be equated with the West’s high carbon emission model just to maintain its luxurious lifestyle

UN climate talks: Negotiators soften stance on fossil fuel phaseout
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UN climate talks: Negotiators soften stance on fossil fuel phaseout

The latest draft called on countries to speed up 'the phaseout of unabated coal power and of inefficient subsidies for fossil fuels', a shift from the previous draft which was strongly worded

UN chief says goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius on 'life support'
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UN chief says goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius on 'life support'

Antonio Guterres said the Glasgow negotiations 'very probably' will not yield the carbon-cutting pledges needed to keep the planet from warming beyond 1.5-degree threshold

Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold
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Climate clock reset shows world is one year closer to 1.5 C warming threshold

The clock tracks global emissions and temperature data, and uses the most recent five-year emissions trend to estimate how much time is left until global warming reaches the 1.5 C threshold

Climate risks will be irreversible even if world manages to limital global warming to 1.5C says UNEP report
World

Climate risks will be irreversible even if world manages to limital global warming to 1.5C says UNEP report

The report suggests that governments use the fiscal recovery from the pandemic to prioritise interventions that achieve both economic growth and climate change resilience.

Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood
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Why India needs to mix foreign policy with Hindu ethos and heritage to regain footholds in neighbourhood

India should pursue ‘smart power’ to expand and restore Hindu culture in the subcontinent; this will also help corner China

How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess
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How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess

India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge

Head-on | Action on global warming is critical, but India can’t be cleaning West’s pollution
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Head-on | Action on global warming is critical, but India can’t be cleaning West’s pollution

India, the target of the rich world to cut its carbon emissions, has emitted 48 billion tonnes of CO2 since 1751 — just 3 per cent of the cumulative global total

We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt
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We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt

Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.

In the Arctic's, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world
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In the Arctic's, global warming is happening three times faster than in the rest of the world

Permafrost -- defined as soil that stays frozen year-round for at least two consecutive years -- lies under about a quarter of the land in the Northern Hemisphere.

'The clock is ticking': UN chief laments leadership gap ahead of climate talks
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'The clock is ticking': UN chief laments leadership gap ahead of climate talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that time is running out to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris accord and avert global warming

COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right
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COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right

progress can be slow because global climate talks involve people from all around the globe with different interests, preferences, and mandates.

In world's first, New Zealand to make banks report impact of their investments on climate change
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In world's first, New Zealand to make banks report impact of their investments on climate change

Climate Change Minister James Shaw said the disclosures would outline the real-world consequences of investment choices

Extreme heat in big cities due to population growth, global warming makes it unbeneficial for the poor to move
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Extreme heat in big cities due to population growth, global warming makes it unbeneficial for the poor to move

Bangladesh's capital Dhaka was the worst-affected city, seeing an increase of 575 million person-days of extreme heat over the study period.

Global warming wipes out 14% of world's coral reef in 9 yrs; extent of damage, why it matters
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Global warming wipes out 14% of world's coral reef in 9 yrs; extent of damage, why it matters

Hardest hit were corals in South Asia and the Pacific, around the Arabian Peninsula, and off the coast of Australia, more than 300 scientists in the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network reported.

Greta Thunberg chides leaders for 'blah, blah, blah' speeches on climate change while failing to meet funding pledges
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Greta Thunberg chides leaders for 'blah, blah, blah' speeches on climate change while failing to meet funding pledges

Thunberg optimistically said it wasn't too late to reverse climate trends. But she has clearly heard enough from leaders, whom she said have been talking for 30 years

Politicians speaking at UNGA say global warming making the world more violent, less safe
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Politicians speaking at UNGA say global warming making the world more violent, less safe

Russian and Chinese diplomats reiterated their countries’ objections to putting climate change on the agenda of the council, which is charged with maintaining international peace and security.