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UNCCD COP14: Experts stress the need to assess long-term drought impacts

World Bank, Water Global Practices release framework to assess benefits of proactive action vis-à-vis drought

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Poor harvest in 2019 may push 6.3 million Somalis to hunger by year end

The rainy season in 2019 has been the third-driest in Somalia since the early 1980s

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Aerosols increase drought severity over the Indian subcontinent

El Niño weakens the monsoon by transporting aerosols from lower altitudes in East Asian region up and into the higher altitudes, finds …

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Strong nexus between land use and drought: UNCCD report

It also called for the management of land and drought to be fundamentally linked

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$6.4 billion spent to combat desertification in last 2 years: Report

The cost of combating land degradation and desertification has been estimated at $450 billion annually

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More than half of Nepal's climate budget remains underutilised: Report

Of the NPR 393.4 billion, allocated in 2017-18, just 43 per cent was spent

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The dictum on desertification: UNCCD CoP14 presents an opportunity

Land is at the core of fighting climate change that is sure to hurt all sections eventually

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How desertification is silently fueling conflicts

More than 100 countries are at the risk of desertification. Left unchecked, this could fuel conflicts and displace 700 million people …

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Global environmental change alters grasslands

Grasslands store 30 per cent of the world's carbon making them crucial in combating climate change

 

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Dear Mr Javadekar, here is why climate change is behind extreme weather events in India

Many extreme weather events can be attributed to climate change with a greater degree of certainty, but in India attribution science is still …

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How vulnerable are we: Mapping climate change in India

This set of factsheets maps the potential climate change impacts on various agro-ecological zones in India

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