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09 Jul 2019 description
report Times of India


  • Though the government said global warming may lead to increase in frequency or intensity of weather events, it denied any “direct” linkages between natural disasters and climate change

  • The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC), which comprises missions in specific areas of solar energy, energy efficiency, water, agriculture, Himalayan ecosystem, green India, was being implemented to tackle the issue

07 Mar 2018 description
report Times of India

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand which is considered reservoir for Indian subcontinent has faced drought in 10 out of 13 districts for two years from 2007-09 . With scant rainfall in winter, the state is likely to go through the situation of severe water crisis and forest fire. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has laid bare the findings of its more intensified Drill Down Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRS) conducted till December last year with regard to water crisis in the state.

11 Sep 2014 description
report Times of India

Vishwa Mohan,TNN | Sep 10, 2014, 08.27 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Extreme weather events might have taken six decades to hit Jammu & Kashmir but it may not now wait for that longer.

Climate models, analyzed by experts, predict that India will be hit more and more by extreme rainfall events in future and J&K is certainly among the most vulnerable ones due to impact of global warming on Himalayan glaciers.