Indian National Science Academy

Type: Organization
Name: Indian National Science Academy
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Catch 'em young

Experts urge the younger generation to be motivated to take up climate change issues, reports asha ramachandranFacing a group of school children, experts in the field of climate change reiterated that climate change was real and that the younger generation ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists pitch for urgent measures to deal with climate change

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the UN climate summit which is to be organized in New York on September 23 to give political push to future negotiations, Indian scientists from across the country on Friday emphasized on the need to take urgent steps to address the ... [Published Times of India - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Rapid Strides in Genetic Diversity Study

VELLORE: Why is genetic diversity important for the survival of organism? This was one of the themes that was discussed at a three-day workshop on ‘Genetic diversity, molecular evolution and genomics’ held by the VIT University recently.Professor S S ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]

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Speaking on the need for the event, Rajamani said, "We wanted to use this platform to communicate this bottom line along with supporting facts to a larger audience. For instance, the magnitude of surface temperature rise for the past 100 years, the time of accelerated warming and the atmospheric CO2 level, observed in India are comparable to reported global values. Similarly, agricultural production, wheat production in particular is decreasing due to higher winter temperatures. These issues have a direct impact on our daily lives and it is necessary that we start taking measures to address the issue"
"Climate change is real and happening in India. These issues have a direct impact on our daily lives and it is necessary that we start taking measures to address the issue" , said V Rajamani of School of Environmental Science, JNU

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