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Cyclone Kills 24 in East India, Flooding Feared

By Jatindra Dash VISAKHAPATNAM India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The death toll from a powerful cyclone which battered India's eastern coastline rose to 24 on Monday, as the storm weakened and moved inland, leaving a swathe of destruction and triggering fears heavy rains would bring flash floods...

October 13, 2014

Cyclone Wreaks Havoc on East India Coast

By Jatindra Dash VISAKHAPATNAM India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cyclone Hudhud powered its way inland over eastern India on Monday, leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after tens of thousands of people sought safety in storm shelters, aid workers and officials said...

October 13, 2014

Burkina Faso's Poorest Farmers Outsmart Climate Change

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over the last three decades, Burkina Faso's poorest farmers have produced food for half a million people by restoring some 300,000 hectares of degraded land with innovative techniques to conserve water and soil, according to a report on Wednesday...

October 9, 2014
Renewables Are as Green as You'd Expect

Renewables Are as Green as You'd Expect

Despite all the metals and raw materials that go into making solar cells and wind turbines, these sources of low-carbon renewable electrify will have a low climate and environmental impact through 2050...

October 8, 2014 — Bobby Magill and Climate Central
Oceans Are Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized

Oceans Are Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized

The upper 2,300 feet of the Southern Hemisphere's oceans may have warmed twice as quickly after 1970 than had previously been thought, committing Earth to a warmer climate

October 6, 2014 — John Upton and Climate Central
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