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Climate Change risks drive businesses to reduce emissions

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Businesses are voluntarily reducing their emissions as they see climate change poses risks to their operations, according to a new survey.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:19 Read more...
 

Natural disasters create havoc across the world this summer

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While the tropical storm Harvey makes headlines across the northern America, it is worthwhile to look back at the devastation created by storms, flooding and landslides during last few months in many parts of the world.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:36 Read more...
 

South Asia in a Line of Fire

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In the past month, more than 1,200 people died during amid flooding in Bangladesh, Nepal and India. This year’s monsoon season has brought torrential downpours that have submerged wide swaths of South Asia, destroying tens of thousands of homes, schools and hospitals and affecting up to 40 million people. Aid organizations warns  it is one of the worst regional humanitarian crises this decade, with millions of people facing severe food shortages and disease caused by flood waters. Flood victims in southern Nepal stated that many paddy fields and agricultural lands destroyed causing massive economic crisis. Two months ago, Sri Lanka also faced to such type of heavy disaster as a result of unprecedented rainfall and hundreds of people lost their lives while millions became refugees. It`s obviously clear that something unusual and unprecedented have been happening in our surrounding facing it in critical manner. From decades, environmental scientists been continuously warns South Asia can become a hotspot of global climatic changes which are caused by hazardous effects of the universal phenomena, global warming. It is fact that the policy makers should considered to create warning systems to change countries policies towards eco-friendly pathways.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 September 2017 09:04 Read more...
 

World Water Week opens in Stockholm: water is fundamental to achieving the Global Goals

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World leaders, water experts, development professionals, policy-makers, and one astronaut, have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused on finding ways to better use, and reuse, the world’s increasingly scarce fresh water.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 August 2017 05:38 Read more...
 

5.0 Magnitude Earthquake hits Japan

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5.0 Magnitude earthquake struck in the 4km northwest’s city of Kitaibarakai in the Ibaraki prefecture Japan today. The quake was reportedly felt in the city of Fukushima and the capital city of Tokyo. No warnings of tsunami was issued due to the earthquake.

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 August 2017 13:51
 
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