Climate change

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Summers, Global warming, Climate change, IMD

This summer is going to be unusually hot. Are we prepared?

Between 2012 and 2016, 4,620 people died in the country because of heat exhaustion.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Climate change, River linking project, Water Resources, River dispute

Why river linking will prove disastrous for India's water resources

Effective water resources planning aims at achieving economic efficiency, environmental sustainability and social justice.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Climate change, Modi government, Davos

Why Modi’s Davos pitch was a missed opportunity

To those of us back home who keenly follow his political speeches, it came as no surprise.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
India, Climate change, Davos, PM Modi

Why Prime Minister Modi's talk of climate change in Davos was hogwash

Sustainable lifestyles make for great soft power sell, but not when you are the world's second-largest coal consumer and third-largest emitter.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
Foreign relations, Diplomacy, Climate change, Narendra Modi

World Economic Forum 2018: Anti-globalist Trump and FDI-hungry Modi stand for clashing trends in Davos

The annual winter meet in praise of global capital faces several challenges, despite the yogic icing on the top.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Himalayas, Climate change, Global warming

Rise in temperatures is threatening the survival of Himalayas

Those in the plains, too, can't be complacent as these mountains are the origins of the rivers that sustain more than half of India’s population.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Cold wave, Climate change, Winter, Siberia

Eyelash freezing -67C in Siberia: Climate change denial will mean slow death of planet earth

Unless drastic steps are taken to conserve what remains of this planet fast, it may just be too late.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Bats, Climate change, Global warming, Australia

Why are hundreds of bats dropping dead in Australia?

Unless we take climate change seriously, this might be the least of our worries.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
India, Paris climate agreement, COP23, Climate change

Cyclone Ockhi: Key takeaways for India from Bonn climate summit to manage disasters

The need of the hour is to take the 'loss and damage' issue beyond political rhetoric.