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Keeping the vigil

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 20:08:00 +0100thehindu (en)

It is 15 days since Cyclone Gaja made landfall in southern Tamil Nadu, wreaking havoc in six districts of the State. At least 3,000 public health personnel still remain on the ground, organising medical camps, chlorinating water sources, looking out for mosquito breeding sources and, more importantly, maintaining sanitation in affected areas.

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:42:00 +0100eagletribune (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:32:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:15:00 +0100foxnews (en)

"Science is not a belief system," said University of Georgia meteorology professor Marshall Shepherd, a past president of the American Meteorological Society. He added that if someone doesn't believe in gravity, "guess what happens if you fall off a ladder.

Great Himalayan Earthquake impending, region could be hit by 8.5-magnitude quake in future

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:04:00 +0100ibtimes-sg (en)

Scientists have, for a very long time, been warning of a massive earthquake in the central Himalayan region. And a new study has hinted that the quake could be as strong as 8.5-magnitude on the Richter scale and could jolt the region "anytime in the future.

Fact check: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:51:00 +0100bostonglobe (en)

THE FACTS: Oceans are plainly huge. About two-thirds of Earth’s surface is ocean. The overall atmosphere that circles the globe is bigger and deeper, but the oceans are much weightier. Also, 90 percent of the heat added in recent decades to the climate system from global warming has gone into the....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:50:00 +0100ChinaPost (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:44:00 +0100dailyjournal (en)

WASHINGTON It’s elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a dozen....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:18:00 +0100apnews (en)

Here are 11 ways that the president bungled the basics of climate change, the Earth and of science itself. At the end of this list, you can read what the White House got right. TRUMP: “I don’t believe it,” he said Monday. Then on Tuesday he told The Washington Post: “One of the problems that a lot....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:18:00 +0100therepublic (en)

WASHINGTON It’s elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a dozen....

AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 23:08:00 +0100tribtown (en)

WASHINGTON It’s elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statements and briefings, the president and the White House made a dozen....

Earthquake hits Buenos Aires as world leaders Donald Trump, Theresa May and Vladimir Putin arrive for G20 summit

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0100newsletter (en)

An earthquake has struck only a few miles away from where world leaders such as U.S. President Donald Trump, British P.M. Theresa May and Russian President Vladimir Putin are gathering for the 2018 G20 summit. The quake measured 3.8 on the Richter Scale and struck only 33 kilometres south of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires.

Have you tried the Miyawaki method?

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:09:00 +0100thehindu (en)

It originated in Japan , and is now increasingly adopted in other parts of the world, including our Chennai. It has revolutionised the concept of urban afforestation by turning backyards into mini-forests. Local examples include a space near the Shenoy Nagar Metro Station and a school in Thirumudivakkam.

India: Understanding Recovery in Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Southasiadisasters.net Issue No. 175, October 2018

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:15:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

AIDMI's publication of SouthasiadisaAIDMI's publication of Southasiadisasters.net is titled "Understanding Recovery in Andaman and Nicobar Islands" and highlights the various aspects of the post–tsumani recovery process there. This issue focuses on many themes related with the recovery process in....

Japon: un tremblement de terre de magnitude de 5,9 secoue la préfecture d'Aomori

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:18:00 +0100lecourrier (fr)

Un tremblement de terre d'une magnitude de 5,9 sur l'échelle ouverte de Richter a été enregistré mercredi 28 novembre à 11h23 heure locale (02h23 GMT) au large de la côte est de la préfecture d'Aomori, située dans le Nord du Japon, a déclaré un service météorologique local.

Tokyo 2020 hail nationwide approach as prefectures sign up to become host towns

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:56:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

TOKYO, 28 NOVEMBER 2018 (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Tokyo 2020 have claimed a growing number of areas across Japan have signed up to a Government initiative to offer them the chance to become host towns for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Japan’s Cabinet Secretariat has announced that 341 municipalities....

Terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacude prefectura japonesa de Aomori

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:21:00 +0100vtv (es)

Publicado el 28/Nov 2018 a las: 7:47 am Por: ANGEL MUÑOZ Foto: Archivo. Tokio, 28 de noviembre de 2018.- Un terremoto de magnitud preliminar 5,9 grados sacudió la costa oriental de la prefectura de Aomori, en el norte de Japón, informó la Agencia Meteorológica de esa nación.

Terremoto de magnitud 5,9 sacude prefectura japonesa de Aomori

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:11:00 +0100radiomundial (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud preliminar 5,9 grados sacudió la costa oriental de la prefectura de Aomori, en el norte de Japón , informó la Agencia Meteorológica de esa nación. Según la agencia de noticias china Xinhua, el epicentro del temblor se situó a 41,3 grados de latitud norte y 143,3 grados de....

'The First Responders' are The Straits Times' Asians of the Year 2018

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:49:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

For these reasons, it did not take long for the editors to arrive at their decision. The AHA Centre, Mercy Relief and the men named have operated in plain sight, the citation said. Amid large scale flooding, earthquakes and a variety of other disasters, they have served as a beacon of selflessness....

5.9-magnitude quake occurs near Japan coasts

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 07:30:00 +0100news-am (en)

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake was registered Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean, north of Japan , and south of Hokkaido Island. The Japan Meteorological Agency informed that the epicenter of this seismic activity was located in the west coast of Aomori Prefecture of Japan’s main island of Honshu, RIA Novosti reported.

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