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School children hold placards as they participate in a protest against the inaction to curb global warming and climate change, at Central Park, Connaught Place, New Delhi, March 15, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

How cities can lead the charge on climate change | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 05:57 AM IST
They must reduce carbon footprint, and invest in resilient infra and green defences
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Dadar is said to be at critical risk, according to the Climate Central’s study of the effects of sea level rise globally.(HT PHOTO)
Dadar is said to be at critical risk, according to the Climate Central’s study of the effects of sea level rise globally.(HT PHOTO)

Flooding threat 2050: No construction in low-lying areas, protect mangroves, say experts

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 07:05 AM IST
A report by the American organisation Climate Central shows that coastal cities might be inundated sooner than estimated
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The Gateway of India was among the five areas marked by the study as likely to be inundated by 2050.(HT)
The Gateway of India was among the five areas marked by the study as likely to be inundated by 2050.(HT)

Rising seas to wipe out much of Mumbai by 2050, warns study

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 06:56 AM IST
Large parts of suburbs and SoBo likely to drown if emissions are not kept in check
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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)
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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