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Malaria, downpours and drought: Report predicts major climate changes in India

Canadian Press: A new report says India could be 2 degrees Celsius (3.8 F) warmer than 1970s levels within 20 years -- a change that would disrupt rain cycles and wreak havoc on the country's agriculture and freshwater supplies, experts said Wednesday. More flooding, more drought and a spreading of malaria would occur, as the disease migrates northward into Kashmir and the Himalayas, according to the report by 220 Indian scientists and 120 research institutions. The temperature rise, which could be even more...