Tag: IPCC

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  • Climate and Food

    Climate and Food

    While greenhouse gases emanate from cattle and rice fields, deforestation and erosion of lands have resulted in alarming levels of carbon emissions.

    August 11, 2019
  • The Heat is On

    The Heat is On

    The coincidence is as remarkable as it is profoundly critical. In parallel with the award of the Nobel prize in Economics to two economists who have worked on the “green growth” model, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has emitted a direly disconcerting signal to the world from Incheon in South Korea. In a …

    October 10, 2018
  • India could be hit by terrible heat wave similar to 2015: Climate change report

    India could be hit by terrible heat wave similar to 2015: Climate change report

    India could be hit by a severe heat wave similar to the one in 2015 which killed nearly 2,500 people across the country, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned on Monday.

    October 8, 2018
  • Paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos, warns UN

    Paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos, warns UN

    Earth's surface has warmed one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) -- enough to lift oceans and unleash a crescendo of deadly storms, floods and droughts.

    October 8, 2018
  • The battle over terminology

    The battle over terminology

    In the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), every word used can be contested between countries (sometimes they even argue for hours about a comma!). Hence every term has to be accepted by consensus by all the countries for it to be adopted in any UNFCCC decision. Under these circumstances …

    May 11, 2018
  • Climate and food security~I

    Climate and food security~I

    The agricultural system the world over is under tremendous pressure on the use of resources. This is largely due to the burgeoning population, urbanisation, climate change and environmental decline. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has estimated that food production will have to be raised by at least 60 per cent to …

    April 10, 2018
  • An array of opportunities

    An array of opportunities

    Interning with an organisation where you get to handle multiple profiles and responsibilities will prepare you for your first job.

    September 9, 2017