As Climate Change Grows More Intense, Women In Battered Coastal Odisha Step Up

Bhadrak, Odisha: Hanging from the ceiling of the one-room mud hut that is Dayamanti Biswal’s home are two baskets fashioned out of rope. During the annual floods that sweep this corner of eastern In...

Bengali-Speaking Students In Kannada-Medium Bengaluru School Reveal Journey Of Climate-Change Refugees From Disappearing Islands

Bengaluru (Karnataka) & Mousuni (West Bengal):  Two years back when theatre director Nimi Ravindran, 43, got a grant to teach theatre to students at a public school, she was confident her fluency...

India Among Top 10 Carbon Polluters To Show Progress, But Farm Crisis Will Worsen, With Earth On Course To Get 3°C Warmer

Mumbai: Of the top 10 carbon polluters in the world, India and Canada are the only two nations making clear progress with measures to deal with climate change, a new analysis has concluded. But India...

India Can Save 3 Times Its GDP By Scaling Up Climate Goals, But Historical Emitters Must Pay

New Delhi: India can save three times its gross domestic product (GDP) and help the world save a million lives a year if it scales up its climate actions to help the global community limit global aver...

‘India Will Achieve Climate Change Targets A Decade Ahead Of Deadline’

New Delhi: As world leaders gather in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of Parties (COP), the highest decision-making body of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, four former COP p...

In 4 Years, 200% More Indians Exposed To Heatwaves. Farms Hit As India Accounts For Half Of Global Labour Loss

Mumbai: India experienced an additional 40 million heatwave exposure events in 2016 as compared to 2012, raising concerns over a “dangerous surge” in negative health impacts, according to a new st...

Homes Disappear, Walls Crumble As India’s Coasts–Battered By Human Activity–Are Now Ravaged By Climate Change

Honnavar, Karnataka: First, in 2011, the sea took away some of their land. Three years later, the waves demolished a section of their home. That is when Budhwant Karvi, 40, knew it was time to move bu...

Climate Change Will Worsen Disparities, Increase Conflict, Support For Naxals: New Report

Bengaluru: As the effects of climate change on livelihoods become more pronounced, especially for people involved in agriculture and fishing in South and South-East Asia, support for rebel groups and ...

In The Himalayas, Living The Crisis That The IPCC Report Warns Of

Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh: “Prithvi garam ho rahi hai [the earth is warming],” said trek guide Karan Sharma, pointing at the 20,000-foot Indrasan peak in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal ...

Food, Water, Disease Crises For Nations Like India If Global Warming Not Quickly Contained: UN Report

New Delhi: If India wishes to avoid the water, food and health crises and intensifying natural disasters caused by a global temperature rise of more than 1.5 deg C, it will have to collaborate with a ...