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20/10/2013
India appears to be a creaking battleship struggling hard to come to terms with climate change. Not only has India become warmer than it was five decades ago but extreme weather events such as flooding, drought and cyclones are driving this ...   
31/7/2012
Blame it on the rain--at least partially. Northern India has been plagued by prolonged blackouts over the past few days that have left some 600 million people without regular power. The electrical grid has never covered the entire country--around ...   
1/9/2011
Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different natures, a new NASA study suggests. The ...   
11/11/2010
Measuring the meltdown With global warming hitting the Tibetan plateau hard, scientists gather to plan an international research campaign to understand and mitigate changes at the 'third pole'. More than a billion people rely on ...   
16/8/2010
"If this is not God’s wrath, what is?" 40-year-old taxi driver Bakht Zada said of the massive floods in Pakistan that have swept away his life earnings. Speaking to IPS from Madyan city in Swat district in north-western Khyber ...   
14/1/2010
Harvard climate scientists suggest that the Tibetan Plateau -- thought to be the primary source of heat that drives the South Asian monsoon -- may have far less of an effect than the Himalayas and other surrounding mountains. As the monsoon ...   
16/9/2006
Who would think that something like dust in the air could trigger rain? According to a new NASA study, this is just what's happening over South Asia's Tibetan Plateau. Very small dust particles called aerosols blow in from desert ...   
26/1/2006
Lonnie Thompson has clocked more hours above 18,000 feet than any other person in history, and yet he doesn't exactly like climbing mountains. A masochist? No, just a hard-driving climate scientist. Thompson treks up the highest ...   
19/5/2005
Say "climate change" and people tend to think global warming. But we also should think about water, specifically, the cycle of precipitation, evaporation, and river flow that is a key climate component. A little decline here, a ...   
9/9/2002
Pakistan has been facing drought conditions for the last six years. The following analysis shows that the combined effect of a number of factors has brought about a change of an irreversible nature in the monsoon system which governs the ...   
4/6/2001
Climate News Compilation, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) S-KYOTO ALTERNATIVE TO RELY ON VOLUNTARY CUTS (Washington Post) 2) JAPAN-GOVT WILL STICK TO KYOTO PROTOCOL VOW (Yomiuri Shimbun) 3) EC OUTLINES POST-KYOTO STRATEGY (Financial Times) 4) ITALY-MINISTER DENIES CHANGE OF STANCE (BBC, Financial ...   
1/11/2000
Climate News - 1 November 2000, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
1) PRESCOTT SAYS FLOODS ARE WAKE-UP CALL (Independent, Guardian, Telegraph, Financial Times, London Times, Irish Times) 2) GORE KNOCKS BUSH ON ENVIRONMENT; BUSH ON LEADERSHIP (ABC, CNN) 3) JAPAN-CO2 PLAN PARTIALLY REJECTED ...   

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