Around 13 million Americans could be forced to move by the end of the century if the sea level rises six feet, headed in large numbers to the Midwest and cities like Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas. The study looked at projections for sea-level rise and population growth, and then trained a machine-learning model using data about where people moved after Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. While another previous study did also predict climate migration, it was based partly on how people move under normal circumstances. The new work is designed to come closer to what happens when people are fleeing the effects of climate change. “We really believe that dynamics when it’s forced migration, versus business as usual migration, will be different,” says Bistra Dilkina, a computer science professor at USC and one of the authors of the paper. … [Read more...] about This map shows where people on the coasts will flee to once sea levels rise
Most senior functionaries and cadre of the separatist outfits were residing at the camps in Myanmar’s Taga region, near the Chindwin River, which were dismantled in January 2019 following a series of raids by Tatmadaw (the Myanmar military). The groups that suffered the most were the NDFB(S), the KLO and the ULFA. While the KLO is almost non-existent, the NDFB(S) cadre headed in a southward direction while the ULFA moved further north to the region inhabited by the Konyak and Pangmi Nagas across Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. The ULFA has an estimated 250-300 cadre in the neighbouring country, many of whom are new recruits yet to undergo training. … [Read more...] about Politics | How long will Northeast’s separatist outfits survive?
“The year 2019 was defined by significantly lower retail leasing, so this generous building of malls over the next three years testifies to the confidence of private equity investors in Indian retail's pent-up potential," said Anuj Kejriwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ANAROCK Retail. … [Read more...] about India to have 100 new malls by end 2022: ANAROCK
Such fears were acutely awakened in September last year when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Istanbul, causing residents to flee buildings in the economic capital.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22