Tags: climate change commitments

Climate change affects floods in Europe

Overflowing rivers can cause enormous damage: Worldwide, the annual damage caused by river floods is estimated at over 100 billion dollars — and it continues to rise. So far it has not been clear how climate change influences the magnitude of river floods. There were no apparent patterns. Austrian flood expert Prof. Günter Blöschl from […]

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Climate Change can affect energy, food and water security: Rajeevan

Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday. “Climate is changing and global warming is happening due to the release of greenhouse gases. In many parts of the world, including India, the effects of climate change are being seen […]

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Climate change threatening lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh: Report

Around 12 million of the children most affected live in and around the powerful river systems Environmental disasters linked to climate change are threatening the lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh, including prompting many families to push their daughters into child marriages, UNICEF said on Friday. “Climate change is deepening the […]

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India will ‘over achieve’ Paris climate change commitments: Experts

At a time when there is a call for all countries to do moreto fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more. India had committed that by 2030, as much […]

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