‘The Poor, Who Pollute The Least, Are Hit Hardest By Climate Change’

Bengaluru: The increasing frequency of extreme weather events such as erratic rainfall that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted in its October 2018 report is already visible...

Extreme Rainfall Over Central India Triples Over 65 Years

Bengaluru: After the hottest summer in recorded history, India endured a delayed monsoon and widespread floods. Assam in the north-east was one of the earliest states to be ravaged by floods, followed...

65% Indians Exposed To Heatwaves In May-June 2019. July 2019 Was India’s Hottest Ever

Bengaluru/Geneva: July 2019 was the hottest July ever in recorded Indian meteorological history, and 65.12% of India's population was exposed to temperatures of over 40 deg C between May and June, 201...

Why India, With Plentiful Rains & Rivers, Is On List Of World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries

New Delhi: Of the 17 countries facing the highest level of water stress--where 80% of water available is used up annually--India receives the maximum annual rainfall, according to an IndiaSpend analys...

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 ...