According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), sea surface temperatures (SST), or simply, the temperature of seawater recorded at the surface, was higher than normal over the Arabian Sea since October, towards the culmination of the southwest monsoon season.
The top four emitters (China, USA, EU and India) contribute to over 55 per cent of the total emissions over the last decade, excluding emissions from land-use change such as deforestation, the report states.
The fund comes at a time when a study published by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in its Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC), confirmed coastal habitats are at critical risk with increased probability of cyclones in the Arabian Sea.
When the upcoming car shed, a proposed zoo, and Metro Bhavan — for which the bhumi pujan was performed by PM Modi last month — are completed, 77 per cent of land in Aarey or 2,470 acres will be developed.
Under the voluntary code of ethics or election rules, permission from SEC’s Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) is mandatory for any political advertisements. The committees are set up at the district and state level.
The BMC will soon appoint a project management consultant and prepare a comprehensive master plan for the zoo, which will be executed from its own resources. However, the net revenues will be shared by the civic body and the forest department.
Vaibhav Raje, the only arborist in the city with a qualification from the International Society of Arboriculture in the US, and on contract with Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) till August this year, tells The Indian Express that development projects should incorporate as many high-value trees as possible within the site from the design stage
“I was approached by the BJP in 2014 with a ticket offer. I denied. I had decided to contest the election six months back and chose Congress because it goes with my ideology of secularism. If one believes in human rights and democracy, Congress is their only option,” said Mohite.