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State of the Climate Report for Australia

The State of the Climate Report for Australia was released on November 23, 2022. It is a biennial report released by Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Bureau of Meteorology. It provides insights into the continent’s current and future climates. The report was released weeks after a ..

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Lancet Study on Heat-related deaths

The annual Lancet Countdown report was released recently. What is the Lancet Countdown report? The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change is an international, multidisciplinary report that monitors the changes in the health status of climate change. It is an independent assessment of the delivery of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the 2015 Paris ..

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“The coldest year of the rest of their lives” report

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) recently released a report titled “The coldest year of the rest of their lives”. Key findings For the first time, the UNICEF provided estimates on how many children will be exposed to 4 measures of heatwaves (High heatwave frequency, High heatwave duration, High heatwave severity and Extreme high ..

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What are the reasons of persistent extreme heat in Europe?

In July 2022, Poland and other parts of East Europe are suffering due to persistent extreme heat. Earlier, France recorded the hottest May in history. Temperatures across Europe are climbing again. Wildfires are also catching due to heat in many countries, and the continent is also suffering due to lengthy drought. In Europe, heat waves ..

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‘Expanding Heat Resilience’ Report

According to a new report titled ‘Expanding Heat Resilience,’ the cities and districts of India must increase their efforts to protect the vulnerable during the summer. The report has been released while the country, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), has recorded its warmest March since 1901. Overview This report was released on 6th ..

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Climate Hazards and Vulnerability Atlas of India

The scientists of CRS have created a climate hazards and vulnerability atlas of India. CRS is Climate Research and Services and it operates under India Meteorological Department (IMD). About the map The scientists created the map based on 14 extreme weather events. They also considered the risks and threats imposed by these 14 weather events ..

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