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For the first time ever, scientists have carried out an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species assessment for all 124 coffee species.
The growing risk of Britain crashing out of the European Union without a Brexit deal in late March is also worrying global institutions and will figure at the meetings next week.
Understanding the dynamics of survival and reproduction can improve a species' chances of surviving.
'Today, no country, big or small, is immune from this existential threat, particularly terrorism, actively supported and sponsored by states,' she said.
The recent dip in the mercury has seen Kerala hit the lowest minimum temperature in at least three decades.
While Munnar reported minus 3 degree Celsius, several parts of the state, including Sabarimala and some pockets in Kottayam, recorded 17 degree Celsius.
Topping the list were hurricanes Florence and Michael, which caused an estimated USD 17 billion (15 billion euros) and USD 15 billion worth of damage, respectively.
India has committed that by 2030, as much as 40 per cent of its installed energy capacity will be based on non-fossil fuels.
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries Sunday finalised a set of rules that will make the 2015 Paris deal to curb global warming operational in 2020, after a two-week summit.
The Himalayas are the largest and tallest mountain range in the world, bordering 8 countries and covering an area of about 43 lakh sq km.
The assessment is significant for India as a majority of its population is dependent on agriculture which requires water. The Himalayas are a source of many rivers which supply this water.
The Minister said the country's early tsunami warning system is the best in the world, matching the capabilities of the best in the world or even surpassing their capabilities
Citing studies by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, the minister said the sea level rise is likely to threaten several river deltas including that of the Cauvery
Renewable Energy sector highest priority of government, tariff and infrastructure costs remain an issue
To achieve the balance target of 101.65 GW, an investment of about Rs 5.12 lakh crore has been estimated.
Many studies over the past decade have claimed to find a pause or slowdown in global warming and have typically posited this as evidence that is inconsistent with our understanding of global warming.