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State to face extreme heat waves, floods: IPCC report

DNAHM125704 | 1/13/2019 | Author : Tanushree Bhatia | WC :706

Two Gujarat professors recommend immediate action by authorities

With the earth's temeperature to scale by 1.5 deg C by 2030, climate extremes like heat waves, floods and drou-ght pose a Colossal challenge to Gujarat. Avoiding the cata-strphy will require extreme cooperation from stak-eholders and integration of climate change in major urban planning programmes, says authors of the recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Two of the 91 authors of the book are from Gujarat. Professors Minal Pathak and Priyadarshi Shukla, of Ahmedabad University, have worked extensively on the IPCC report. While professor Pathak is a senior scientist of IPCC, professor Shukla is co-chair, IPCC working group.
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