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How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

The Global Food Policy Report 2022 has warned that climate change may push many Indians towards hunger by 2030 due to a decline in agricultural production and disruption in food supply chain.

20 May 2022
Heatwave Pangs: Why Heat Action Plans Are Need Of The Hour In India

Heatwave Pangs: Why Heat Action Plans Are Need Of The Hour In India

The first Heat Action Plan (HAP) was designed and implemented in Ahmedabad in 2013. With India experiencing severe and prolonged heatwave conditions this year,...

18 May 2022

Cheap Fix For Climate Change? Bring Tourists To Check Smuggling Of Forest Trees In J&K

Hanifa Begam, a sarpanch from the Gurrwatt area says a large number of forest trees were cut over the years. But after the road was constructed through the...

In Folk Songs Lives The Imagery Of Flood And Farmland

In Folk Songs Lives The Imagery Of Flood And Farmland

India’s Northeast, a scenic hotspot of tribal communities and biodiversity, has been witnessing floods, dry spells, heavy downpours, cyclones and other...

18 May 2022

Deconstructing Climate Change In Central Asia

In Central Asia, scientists stumble on the interactions between land, atmosphere and ocean.

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17 May 2022
Hot Weather Conditions Persist In Haryana, Punjab; Gurugram Sizzles At 44.5 Degrees Celsius

Hot Weather Conditions Persist In Haryana, Punjab; Gurugram Sizzles At 44.5 Degrees Celsius

Among other places in Haryana, Hisar recorded a maximum temperature of 43.4 degrees Celsius, Sirsa 43.6 degrees Celsius, Rohtak 43.1 degrees Celsius and...


17 May 2022
‘The Day After Tomorrow’ To ‘Don’t Look Up’ – Films That Show The Terrors Of Climate Change

‘The Day After Tomorrow’ To ‘Don’t Look Up’ – Films That Show The Terrors Of Climate Change

Climate change has been a topic that people all over the world have been talking about for years. Here are a few films that showcase climate change across the...


17 May 2022
Anthropocene Fiction: Climate Change Novels You Must Not Miss

Anthropocene Fiction: Climate Change Novels You Must Not Miss

Fiction writers turn their gaze to the state of the planet in their stories about wildfires, melting Arctic ice, cyclones and other indicators of global...


17 May 2022
In A Pandemic, When ‘Climate Meets Biodiversity’ Crisis

In A Pandemic, When ‘Climate Meets Biodiversity’ Crisis

COVID-19 is a rude awakening for us and business cannot resume as usual. There is urgency in getting all parties and stakeholders to agree and arrest the rapid...


17 May 2022
Climate Change In Kashmir: Apple Farmers Reeling Under Extreme Weather, Falling Yield

Climate Change In Kashmir: Apple Farmers Reeling Under Extreme Weather, Falling Yield

Apple industry is Kashmir’s largest employment generator, providing 400 man-days per year per hectare, employing 3.5 million people, and earning about 10% to...


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16 May 2022
Climate Change: When Heat And Flood Play Havoc

Climate Change: When Heat And Flood Play Havoc

The climate crisis is raising its ugly head as heatwaves, wildfires and sudden flooding wreak havoc with the loss of lives and livelihood. Climate scientists...


15 May 2022
Five Bollywood Films That Illustrate The Wrath Of Climate Change

Five Bollywood Films That Illustrate The Wrath Of Climate Change

From the scarcity of water to the crippling challenge of deforestation, many Indian films have dealt with the subject of climate change over the years in their...


14 May 2022
Trees Aren’t A Climate Change Cure-All: New Studies Show Why

Trees Aren’t A Climate Change Cure-All: New Studies Show Why

Two recently published studies ask if its a good idea to count on forests for a widespread carbon sink through the 21st century, particularly if societies...


15 May 2022
Climate crisis will lead to 'massive socio-political disruptions,' says renowned writer Amitav Ghosh

Climate crisis will lead to 'massive socio-political disruptions,' says renowned writer Amitav Ghosh

Heatwave Horror | How will the #heatwave impact India? Read all the stories of the current issue here: https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine


13 May 2022
How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

How Volcanic Eruptions In Australia Added To World’s Worst Climate Catastrophe

Super eruptions in Australian volcanos around 252-56 million years ago led to catastrophe that killed 85% of all species at the time.


13 May 2022
Heatwave Hits Delhi Again: How To Stay Safe As Capital Braces For Another Hot Spell

Heatwave Hits Delhi Again: How To Stay Safe As Capital Braces For Another Hot Spell

An Orange Alert has been issued to caution people about a severe heatwave on Sunday. Heatwave conditions associated with an orange alert are likely to persist...


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12 May 2022
Parched: As Heatwave Soars, Dehydrated Birds Are Falling From Skies In Gujarat

Parched: As Heatwave Soars, Dehydrated Birds Are Falling From Skies In Gujarat

Animal rescuers, doctors and activists in Ahmedabad have been stumped by the increase in cases of dehydrated birds falling from skies as natural sources of...


12 May 2022
Explained: How Climate Change Can Fuel The Next Pandemic

Explained: How Climate Change Can Fuel The Next Pandemic

A recent study found that habitats of 3,139 species would shift because of climate change, driving spillover events 4,000 times.


20 May 2022
The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The warning signs are flashing for all to see. But no one is bothered. Not the people, nor the polity.


20 May 2022
Fire In The Hill! What’s Burning In Himachal Pradesh?

Fire In The Hill! What’s Burning In Himachal Pradesh?

Forget escaping to Shimla or Manali in summers. The heatwave has hit Himachal Pradesh with extreme weather events and water scarcity


20 May 2022
Waterworld! Rising Seas Pose A Threat To Millions Living Along India’s Coastline

Waterworld! Rising Seas Pose A Threat To Millions Living Along India’s Coastline

India has no policy for rehabilitating climate refugees even as the people living along coastal West Bengal and Odisha are exposed to greater vulnerability


20 May 2022
Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Farmers are waking up to the threat of extreme heatwaves across India. Are our policymakers listening?


20 May 2022
Withering Heights: Battle For Survival In India’s Red Zone

Withering Heights: Battle For Survival In India’s Red Zone

While the heatwave in Vidarbha has claimed 25 lives this year—the highest in seven years—the poor and homeless continue to suffer its ill-effects


20 May 2022
Doom And Gloom: Climate Change Poses Growing Threats To India's Poor

Doom And Gloom: Climate Change Poses Growing Threats To India's Poor

The marginalised and poor communities are at a greater risk of deadly heatwaves, disastrous floods and devastating cyclones


20 May 2022
Can India Keep Its Net-zero Emissions Pledge?

Can India Keep Its Net-zero Emissions Pledge?

A brutal heatwave that has exacerbated India’s power crisis is threatening to short-circuit New Delhi’s COP26 commitments


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