Women May Be More Vulnerable To Climate Change But Data Absent

New Delhi: Women are more likely to observe the impact of climate change on their lives, and are more vulnerable to such impacts, anecdotal evidence has shown. Yet, there are no reliable data to measu...

Expert Warns: Climate Change In India Will Soon Become Critical

Bengaluru: “Climate change in India will soon become critical.” That is the warning delivered by N H Ravindranath, the scientist who is tasked with preparing the first national study on ...

Assam, Mizoram Least Prepared For Climate Change Among Himalayan States

Mumbai: Of India’s 12 Himalayan states, Assam, Mizoram and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) are the most vulnerable to climate change, a new study has concluded. High vulnerability leaves a region with l...

Rajasthan Is Getting More Rain. That’s Not Good News

Tilonia, Rajasthan: Shambhuji Sain took to farming as a teenager, learning from his grandfather and father during an era when the heat, winds and rain intermingled in a steady pattern, and the annual ...

As Climate Change Depletes Forests, One Of India’s Greenest States Turns To Its People

Mawphlang/Cherrapunji/Shillong: As he walked around the sacred forest grove, government pump operator and village council member Borhlang Blah, 27, recalled a time when it rained at least once during ...

No Tigers In Bangladesh Sundarbans By 2070, As Region Faces 100% Habitat Loss Over Next 50 Years

Mumbai: Bengal tigers could vanish from the Bangladesh Sundarbans in the next 50 years--by 2070--as a combination of climate change and rising sea levels threatens their last remaining habitats, says ...

On The Gangetic Plain, 600 Million Indians Feel Effects Of Air Pollution And Changing Climate

Varanasi: It’s 6.30 pm in the northern Indian city of Varanasi on a cool January evening. Darkness is yet to fall but visibility already has. The cars on its teeming streets are hard to see from jus...

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...