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Best of 2017: Climate change will cause more cyclones in Arabian Sea

Scientists say that Cyclone Ockhi, which ravaged large parts of India’s west coast in December, indicates that such severe storms are increasing in the Arabian Sea due to climate change

“We predicted that intense cyclones will increase during the late monsoon season in the Arabian Sea due to anthropogenic (manmade) forcing,” says Hiroyuki Murakami, a Princeton…Read more

Climate change will cause more cyclones in Arabian Sea

Scientists say that Cyclone Ockhi, which ravaged large parts of India’s west coast in December, indicates that such severe storms are increasing in the Arabian Sea due to climate change

“We predicted that intense cyclones will increase during the late monsoon season in the Arabian Sea due to anthropogenic (manmade) forcing,” says Hiroyuki Murakami, a Princeton…Read more

Earth approaching tipping point, warn scientists

‘Climate change is here, it is dangerous,’ Johan Rockström, executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, tells COP23 delegates

As global temperatures climb higher, the earth is approaching tipping points that threaten human security, leading scientists – including social scientists – have warned during the UN climate summit in Bonn…Read more

Climate risk perilously high in India

The Global Climate Risk Index 2018 released at the Bonn summit shows that India is alarmingly vulnerable – resulting in many deaths and huge economic losses

A risk index released at the COP23 this week places India as one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The South Asian nation ranks sixth among the most…Read More