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2010-05-14 10:50:00

The head of the United Nation's climate change panel defended its case against an academic council charged with reviewing its research methods after a string of challenges to its findings. Rajendra Pachauri, a chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said there was an error made when warning that the Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.  However, he said there was some value to the findings. "Alright, there was this error, but there is a whole lot of valid...

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2010-01-31 06:50:00

The Times Online reported that the chairman of the leading climate change watchdog was indeed informed that claims made before the Copenhagen summit about melting Himalayan glaciers were false. Rajendra Pachauri said that when he found out the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment that the glaciers would disappear by 2035 was wrong, he waited for months before correcting it.  He also failed to announce the false claims despite several leading glaciologists...

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2010-01-19 14:55:01

The chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Tuesday that countries could reach a binding agreement on climate change in Mexico City this year after failing to do so in Copenhagen. "I think we have a very short period of time in which the world has to get its act together. And if that happens, then certainly Mexico could produce a binding agreement," Rajendra Pachauri told a news conference at the third World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. "It's a daunting, but...

2009-11-11 09:00:00

COPENHAGEN, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At a climate symposium in Copenhagen on 5 December, transport, energy and climate experts from Asia, Europe and the US will explore what must be done in order to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the year 2050. The main focus of the discussions is how to reduce CO2 emissions in the world's transport sector. "At the symposium we will put forward international policy recommendations to accomplish the reduction of the...

2009-10-07 09:34:39

'We have very little time,' says Nobel winner Water scarcity as a result of climate change will create far-reaching global security concerns, says Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, chair of the intergovernmental panel on climate change, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Pachauri spoke Oct. 6 at the 2009 Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. "At one level the world's water is like the world's wealth. Globally, there is more than enough to go round. The problem is...

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2009-08-25 14:35:00

The UN's top climate scientist says he supports ambitious goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In an interview with AFP, Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said that his position does not allow him to make recommendations. "But as a human being I am fully supportive of that goal. What is happening, and what is likely to happen, convinces me that the world must be really ambitious and very determined at moving toward a 350 target," he...

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2008-10-07 14:05:00

The head of the U.N. Climate Panel said on Tuesday that evidence is mounting day by day that mankind is to blame for climate change, and the financial crisis is a temporary setback in the hunt for solutions. The downturn could dominate for 2-3 months before politicians return to focus on fixing long-term problems like global warming, said Rajendra Pachauri, whose panel shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S. vice president Al Gore. "The evidence...is getting stronger by the day. We...

2007-11-26 18:40:58

NEW DELHI -- A U.N. climate change conference in Indonesia may produce a roadmap for countries to reduce their global-warming emissions after the Kyoto protocol expires in 2012, a scientist said Monday. World leaders will start negotiations next month on the resort island of Bali for a replacement to the Kyoto protocol, which requires 35 industrial nations to cut their global-warming emissions 5 percent below 1990 levels by 2012, when the accord expires. "What may happen in Bali is a likely...

2006-09-03 03:36:25

By Sanjaya Jena BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - Flooding triggered by monsoon rains in the past few days have left 1.5 million people homeless and damaged thousands of acres of paddy crop in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, officials said on Sunday. Over 20,000 people were evacuated after hundreds of villages were cut off. Army troops were evacuating more villagers from coastal districts with the authorities braced for more rain. "We are bothered about the fresh formation of a low...

2006-07-05 06:56:13

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains have killed 41 people across India over the past two days and continued to disrupt life in the financial hub of Mumbai on Wednesday, officials said. At least nine people were swept away in flash floods in the eastern coastal state of Orissa overnight, taking the death toll in the state and neighboring Jharkhand to 33. The heavy monsoon showers also damaged hundreds of hectares of rice paddy. Landslides and flooding killed eight people in the...


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

Post Weather Report From September 5, 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:50

September 5: The southwest was encompassed in the monsoon rains yesterday bringing areas of flash flooding to portions of Arizona. Another smaller but large flooding event occurred along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where places in Jackson County received 7inches of rainfall in 2 1/2hours which lead to large flooding problems of already saturated grounds from Isaac-1. The heat persisted in Eastern Texas and into Louisiana and northward into Arkansas as some places felt temps hit the100’s with...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 11:21:31

Climate is best described as the overall long range pattern of moisture and temperature for a given region over a period of 10-30yrs. This reference is about the Climate of San Diego California. Temperatures for San Diego: In January, which is winter for this region, the temperatures are in the 60’s during the daytime and the 40’s at night. Winter is coming to an end during February and the temperatures slowly start to warm. The daytime highs average in the 60’s and nighttime lows...

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