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India Needs $223 Billion To Meet 2030 Renewable Capacity Goals: Report

India Needs $223 Billion To Meet 2030 Renewable Capacity Goals: Report

The government has set a target of increasing non-fossil power capacity to 500 GW by 2030. It wants non-fossil fuel power sources to provide half of its electricity supply by 2030

22 June 2022
India Ambitious Towards Its Climate Targets: Bhupendra Yadav

India Ambitious Towards Its Climate Targets: Bhupendra Yadav

Country's Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has brought attention to India's commitment to the climate targets and its efforts toward the global good.

19 June 2022

The Green Corridors: Can Goa's Khazans Mitigate The Effects Of Climate Change?

As Goa faces climate change threats from rising sea levels and extreme tidal events, its age-old khazans could come to the rescue

Goa's Battle Against The Ills Of Global Warming And Indiscrete Concretisation

Goa's Battle Against The Ills Of Global Warming And Indiscrete Concretisation

By 2050, sea level rise is expected to inundate 40 per cent of Goa’s low-lying areas, ravaging the state’s popular beaches by draining the sand along its...

17 June 2022

Monetary Reward For Reporting Instances Of Green Norm Violations In Bengal

To reduce environmental norm violations in West Bengal, the state pollution control board has announced a monetary reward of Rs. 500 to those who report cases...

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05 June 2022
Climate Intent And Action Need To Match Up

Climate Intent And Action Need To Match Up

World Environment Day 2022 is not only a day to express intent, but also step on the gas on climate actions


03 June 2022
Climate Change In Times Of War And Peace

Climate Change In Times Of War And Peace

Renewable energy and hydrogen can reduce help reduce emissions, but there is a need for conferences of parties to reduce larger risks to the planet, its...


05 June 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
Deconstructing Climate Change In Central Asia

Deconstructing Climate Change In Central Asia

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


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...


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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...


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
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


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


08 June 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


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25 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?


29 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


05 June 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


29 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


29 May 2022
Red Zone Diary: Surviving Hell In Vidarbha

Red Zone Diary: Surviving Hell In Vidarbha

An Adivasi woman writes about life in Maharashtra’s hottest area


29 May 2022
Dante’s Peak: Heatwave Horror In Photos

Dante’s Peak: Heatwave Horror In Photos

Outlook photographers tell the brutal story of heatwave through the sufferings of people


29 May 2022
Poetry: Letter From A Former Cook

Poetry: Letter From A Former Cook

Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca was an instructor of english, french and spanish before debuting as a poet in 1989


29 April 2022
Maharashtra man Undertakes Inter-State Walk To Sensitize People About Various Issues

Maharashtra man Undertakes Inter-State Walk To Sensitize People About Various Issues

Joshi, who completed his school education in Chiplun tehsil, later studied at Model Art Institute in Mumbai’s Dadar and at Bharati Vidyapeeth in Pune.


05 April 2022
It’s Now Or Never, If We Want To Limit Global Warming To 1.5°C: Head Of UN Climate Panel

It’s Now Or Never, If We Want To Limit Global Warming To 1.5°C: Head Of UN Climate Panel

Despite all the challenges and lofty targets, the world can still meet climate targets if all sectors take up mitigation efforts immediately, says the latest...


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