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How Himachal Is Paying The Price For Ignoring Climate Change Warnings

Overexploitation and tourism, among other factors, have begun to take a toll on the hill states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, as a full-blown climate crisis stares in the face of their residents.

12 July 2022

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 105-km coastline.


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 environmental degradation.


Apples being grown in Jubbal Kotkhai I Photo credits: Babli Thakur

Climate Change Is Pushing Himachal Pradesh’s Apples To Higher Altitudes

Climate Change: The upward shift is linked to non-fulfilment of specific requirements concerning weather parameters like temperature, rainfall, snowfall, humidity and evaporation threatening the future of the apple sector.

12 July 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.


The climate crisis is raising its ugly head as heatwaves, wildfires and sudden flooding wreak 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 fear the worst is yet to come with far greater intensity from what...

16 May 2022

Climate Is A Refugee: The Story Of Nature And Man In Poetry

As our relationship with nature continues to fall apart and the number of climate refugees grow, artists and writers provide empathy to make sense of these times.

01 July 2022

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It's All In The Head: How Heatwave Induces Death, Despair And Bad Mental Health

Heatwave-driven mental health disorders and farmer suicides are steeply on the rise but authorities are yet to take concrete steps

05 June 2022

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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


04 May 2022
Dust Storm Expected In Delhi Today Amid Heatwave

Dust Storm Expected In Delhi Today Amid Heatwave

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert, warning of a dust storm or thunderstorm with winds gusting up to 50 kilometres per hour in...


29 April 2022
Odisha Sizzles As Boudh Records 45 degrees Celsius

Odisha Sizzles As Boudh Records 45 degrees Celsius

However, the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, said that the temperature is likely to come down by two degrees in coastal belt due to possible...


27 April 2022
Delhi Government Directs Fire Department To Audit State-Run Hospitals

Delhi Government Directs Fire Department To Audit State-Run Hospitals

But we will be conducting audits in all the  hospitals.


10 April 2022
Heatwave In India: Orange Alert Issued As Delhi Records Hottest April Day In 5 Years

Heatwave In India: Orange Alert Issued As Delhi Records Hottest April Day In 5 Years

The heatwave sweeping across Delhi-NCR intensified further on Saturday with the maximum temperature in Delhi rising to 42.4 degrees Celsius, the highest in...


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31 March 2022
Morning Schools In Odisha From April As Mercury Spirals

Morning Schools In Odisha From April As Mercury Spirals

A searing heatwave engulfed some districts in the western parts of the state for the second consecutive day on Thursday as hot dry air intensified from the...


30 March 2022
Severe Heat Wave Predicted In Parts Of Delhi On Wednesday, Thursday

Severe Heat Wave Predicted In Parts Of Delhi On Wednesday, Thursday

Parts of Delhi reeled under severe heatwave conditions on Tuesday and eight weather stations in Delhi recorded their maximum temperature above 40 degrees...


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