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The study states that coastal flooding could impact 300 million people globally by 2050 and the high tide lines could permanently rise above land occupied by some 150 million people, mostly in Asia(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai, Kolkata may get flooded by 2050, says new research

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 12:28 PM IST
According to the Climate Central study published in journal, Nature Communications, coastal flood risks assessments based on NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) have underestimated the elevation risks until now.
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A knitting movement called ‘The Tempestry Project’ in the US has captured how climate change is impacting the planet.(AFP)
A knitting movement called ‘The Tempestry Project’ in the US has captured how climate change is impacting the planet.(AFP)

A knitting movement of weather data to document climate change

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2019 08:04 AM IST
Marissa Connelly, co-founder of the project, wove three tapestries with weather data from the US government-run National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to show how winters were becoming warmer for Utqiagvik in northern Alaska.
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