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  • Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    London (ISJ) -The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new study from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences...

    6 Dec 2018 3:25 PM GMT
  • No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    New Delhi (ISW) - The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change. But it may not be right to connect every such event with climate change, as...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Chennai (ISW) - Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important parameter for oceanographic and atmospheric studies and for monitoring of biological habitations in marine environment. Indian scientists have developed a new sensor for measurement of...

    7 Aug 2018 2:06 PM GMT
  • Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Mumbai (ISJ) – India ranks sixth among the countries highly vulnerable to climate change, according to Global Climate Risk Index and it is evident from the frequent occurrence of extreme weather events like floods, cyclones and droughts. Climate...

    12 July 2018 10:56 AM GMT
  • Indigenous goats resilient to climate change

    Indigenous goats resilient to climate change

    Bengaluru (ISW) - Climate change is posing a challenge not only to agricultural crops but also to livestock. It is critical to identify livestock breeds that are climate resilient to sustain rural livelihoods. Indian scientists have identified two...

    10 July 2018 12:16 PM GMT
  • Coral bleaching of 2016 caused severe mortality in Gulf of Mannar

    Coral bleaching of 2016 caused severe mortality in Gulf of Mannar

    Tuticorin-Tamil Nadu (ISW) - Corals lose their beautiful colours and even die during a coral bleaching event. The corals in the Gulf of Mannar suffered severe losses during the global coral bleaching event that occurred between March and...

    24 May 2018 8:16 AM GMT
  • Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Gandhinagar (ISW): Here is more evidence why we need to worry about climate change. A new study says extreme rainfall events are on the rise in India and attributes the trend to man-made emissions, what scientists call anthropogenic warming. Not...

    30 March 2018 7:11 AM GMT
  • Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Tokyo (ISJ) – An international group of researchers have, for the first time, accurately calculated the effects of aerosols on cloud in a climate model using the powerful K computer – the highest calibre of supercomputers in the world.Aerosols play...

    9 March 2018 8:06 AM GMT
  • Heatwaves projected to become more frequent in India

    Heatwaves projected to become more frequent in India

    Gandhinagar (ISW) - Heatwaves in India are projected to become more frequent during the current century under different climate change scenarios, a new study has concluded. Even if the global mean temperature is limited to 2 degrees above...

    20 Oct 2017 2:24 AM GMT
  • Indias methane emissions stable: study

    India's methane emissions stable: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - A group of researchers have concluded, there had been no increase in the levels of methane emissions in India between 2010 and 2015. This is the first time an independent assessment of India's methane emissions has been...

    19 Oct 2017 11:30 PM GMT
  • Shift in farming techniques required to cope up with climate change: study

    Shift in farming techniques required to cope up with climate change: study

    New Delhi (ISJ) -It was in the 1970s that the term 'climate change' was coined. Agriculture is one sector that both contributes to and affected by climate change, and research around the world is now advancing towards 'climate-smart' agriculture....

    24 Sep 2017 7:50 AM GMT
  • By end of the century, deadly heat waves could hit India and neighbourhood

    By end of the century, deadly heat waves could hit India and neighbourhood

    Without action, climate change could devastate South Asia, says MIT studyWashington (ISJ) - Climate change could lead to summer heat waves with levels of heat and humidity that exceed what humans can survive without protection in South Asia, warned...

    7 Aug 2017 5:59 AM GMT
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