It also addressed different steps India has taken to address the problem.

Several young Manipur journalists have been confronted with the effects of climate change in different parts of India and the measures India is taking to deal with the issue through interaction with experts.

However the state does record reduced rainfall.

Dr Gupta said state-run CC Cell Manipur’s media scholarships can encourage journalists to report their stories effectively so as to make change.

He reminded us of the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which mentions the serious implications of summer-time.

He added that the Indian Ocean will witness the rising sea levels, and sea-level rises have been increasing for the past two decades.

Using the important report on climate change, which speaks about serious consequences, he announced that temperature would rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius (4.5 degrees Fahrenheit).

Effects of climate change

The effects of climate change span the physical environment, ecosystems and human societies. They also include the economic and social changes which stem from living in a warmer world. (wikipedia)


Department of Science and Technology (India)

The Department of Science and Technology is a department within the Ministry of Science and Technology in India. (wikipedia)


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations mandated to provide objective scientific information relevant to understanding human-induced climate (wikipedia)


IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

The Fifth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the fifth in a series of such reports and was completed in 2014. As had been the case in the past, (wikipedia)

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Cochin University of Science and Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology is a state government-owned autonomous university in Kochi, Kerala, India. It was founded in 1971 and has three campuses: one in Kalamassery Kochi, (wikipedia)