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 ...

India, World’s Second-Largest Coal Consumer, Awaits Grim, New Global Climate Report

New Delhi: Recent extreme weather events, such as floods in Kerala, wildfires in Uttarakhand and heat waves in the north and east, have demonstrated how vulnerable India is to climate change. Such eve...

With A ‘Normal’ Monsoon Set To Depart, Drought-Like Conditions In 37% Districts In India

New Delhi: The possibility of a drought looms over 251 districts of India, mainly in the east, northeast and south, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of rainfall data for 2018. Karnataka declared...

Karnataka’s Udupi, Kerala’s Idukki Record Highest Rainfall In 2018, Serve Future Warning

Mumbai: Kerala now faces the ravages of the worst monsoon floods in 94 years, with 373 dead and more than 1.2 million in relief camps after 2,378 millimetre (mm) of rain over 81 days between June 1 an...

As India Struggles With Climate Change, Farming Couple Learns To Cope And Flourish

.fluid-width-video-wrapper { display: inherit !important; } Kalaburagi district (Karnataka): “Year by year, the quantity of rainfall is decreasing,” said Shyamrao Patil, 55, a lungi-c...

India Accounts For 1/5th Of Global Deaths From Floods, As Climate Change Warning Is Sounded

Mumbai: India accounts for one-fifth of global deaths due to floods, according to government data that lend perspective to a new World Bank study that says climate change will lower the standards of l...

Climate Change Crisis: Why Fatuhi Khera In Punjab Changed From Cotton To Rice

Mount Abu: Harsimranjit Brar, 26, has an unforgettable childhood memory of his family’s fields in Fatuhi Khera, a village in Punjab’s Sri Muktsar Sahib district. Just before harvest, it would be a...

How Arctic Weather Could Affect Indian Farmers

Mount Abu, Rajasthan: While the India Meteorological Department has predicted 97% of normal monsoon rains this year, meteorologists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune are k...