River flood risks are expected to rise as climate change intensifies the global hydrological cycle and more people live in floodplains. Changing risk may be revealed by trends in flood frequency, magnitude, or seasonality, as well as by shifts in the mechanisms that generate inundations. However, detection and attribution of climate signals in flood records is often hampered by brief, incomplete, or poor-quality flood data. Additionally, it can be difficult to disentangle the effects of changing climate, land cover, channel morphology, and human activities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pushp Saini Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding environmental flow of the rivers which should be permitted despite hydro projects. Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that the Ministry has already completed river basin study of 6 river basins i.e.

This paper provides the climatic and biophysical context of three watersheds in northern Ghana - Anyari and Zanlerigu in the Upper East region and Bihinaayili in the Northern region.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pramod Kumar Tyagi Vs. Art of Living International Center & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding damage to Yamuna flood plains during the holding of the three day Art of Living event in Delhi.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tejpal & Others Vs Government of Rajasthan & Others dated 19/07/2017 regarding a dam which is being proposed to be built in Akawad village, Jhalawar District on river Parwan, which involves at least 1835 hectares forest land affecting more than 2 lakhs trees and also that the dam site is in Naharia block of Shergarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development gains, and degrade quality of life, according to a report produced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Versus Union of India & Others dated 13/07/2017 regarding Ganga river pollution. NGT notes that GAP I and GAP II has failed to yield the required results and on the contrary there has been tremendous increase in the industrial and sewage pollution load in river Ganga and its tributaries.

At a time when the state is reeling under severe drought, water expert Giriraj Amarnath, recommends effective water management techniques, integrated farming and use of clean energy in farming to o

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dwaipayan Sengupta Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change & Others dated 10/07/2017 regarding encroachment and filling up of a waterbody commonly known as Nayanjuli which extends from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing on the southern side of VIP Road covering four wards under the South Dum Dum Municipality viz. Ward Nos. 29,30,34 and 35.

The Three Gorges Dam (TGD) is a remarkable, far-reaching project in China. This study was conducted to assess the impact of TGD on changes in the ecological environment, snail distribution and schistosomiasis transmission in Dongting Lake area.

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