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Climate Change Tracker: Why did the locust swarm come to India? -Bibek Bhattacharya Global Warming, winter storms in the Arabian peninsula and pre-monsoon rains, all played a part As readers of this column will know, I host a weekly podcast called the Mint Climate Change Tracker which looks at the challenges posed by a rapidly heating planet. The second season began on 15 May with a new focus. Each episode now features an expert who helps demystify issues related to national and global conversations...

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75% climate pledges fall short: Researchers -GS Mudur

-The Telegraph The report examined each of the 184 voluntary pledges under the Paris climate pact Nearly three-quarters of the climate pledges from 184 countries under the 2015 Paris climate pact are insufficient to adequately lower Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions and cap Global Warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius, researchers iterated on Tuesday. India, China and the US are among the 136 countries (74 per cent) whose pledges to curb their emissions...

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A case for a differential global carbon tax -Rohit Azad & Shouvik Chakraborty

-The Hindu All nations must climb down the emissions ladder without giving up on their standard of living Climate change is a global problem, and a global problem needs a global solution. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report suggests that we, as humankind, might have just over a decade left to limit Global Warming. The IPCC says total global emissions will need to fall by 45% from 2010...

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'Climate change to hit 150 Himalayan fish species' -Shivani Azad

-The Times of India DEHRADUN: An internal study of the Wildlife Institute of India reveals climate change will adversely affect around 150 native fish species of the Himalayan states, including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh. Common snow trout, found in the Himalayas and much sought after as food, alone is likely to lose around 21% of its existing space of 16,251 square km. Scientists say “continuous stalking of...

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Climate on the farm

-The Indian Express IPCC report shows how land use affects climate change. It must not be used to target developing countries on Global Warming A report released on Thursday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that better management of the world’s farms and forests is necessary to tackle climate change. Land use has always been part of conversations on climate change and activities like afforestation have held...

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