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Floods, cyclones, heat waves and droughts are now a frequent occurrence and are expected to intensify in the coming years.
He cited the election of US President Donald Trump and Britain's 2016 vote to leave the European Union as part of a global revolt against experts and that includes scientists.
In an interview with CBS News' '60 Minutes', Trump accused scientists of having a "very big political agenda" and asserted that he does not want to put the US at a disadvantage.
The fact that almost one third of the agricultural yield is lost every year to pests and diseases speaks of the importance of such a centre.
The maximum temperatures was recorded 2 degree Celsius above normal at 33 degree Celsius, the minimum temperature was recorded 1 degree Celsius below normal at 20 degree Celsius.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) noted that "climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events" such as tsunamis, floods and storms.
The report outlines climate change impacts that can be avoided by limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2°C, or more.
UN's 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime to finalise a report outlining stark options - all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale for avoiding climate chaos.
Researchers from Harvard University found that powering the entire US with wind energy would cause a 0.54 degree Celsius ground temperature rise in the area where the turbines were located.
The UN special report on global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels began as a request from the 195 nations that inked the Paris Agreement in 2015.
The expert panel’s recommendation for infrastructure projects comes within 100 days of the Environment Ministry releasing similar standard conditions for clearance in 25 industrial sectors.
A total of ten island leaders addressed the Heads of State and Government about not only the catastrophic impacts of climate change caused by centuries of industrial pollution from northern nations.
Kerala was affected by the severe floods, the worst in nearly a century, due to unusually high rainfall during the monsoon season.
The 21-day long winter school titled ‘climate change impacts and resilience options for Indian marine fisheries’ will be held from November 8 to 29 at the CMFRI.