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Patralekha Chatterjee | Climate crisis to be India’s biggest threat this century

One reason wheat prices have shot up has to do with the intense heatwave that struck parts of India from March

20 May 2022 12:15 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Rising stress of heat: Act now, before it gets worse

Cities and states are developing heat action plans, but the focus must remain on the most vulnerable

06 May 2022 12:09 AM

Heatwave to scorch India’s wheat supplies, adding food-shortage worries to world

This could be a serious blow to global wheat supplies after Ukraine war upended trade flows out of the critical Black Sea breadbasket region

02 May 2022 10:18 AM

Indranil Banerjie | Global climate calamity is here: Does anybody care?

All attempts to prevent climate change are failing and the situation is worsening

04 Mar 2022 3:38 AM

Aakar Patel | Are we ready to believe things are not going well with India?

A course can be corrected only if we accept that we are headed in the wrong direction

11 Jan 2022 2:15 AM

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Padma Rao Sundarji | A cop-out for the world, but a triumph for India

India’s unassailable position as a world leader in climate negotiations was reaffirmed by PM Narendra Modi in a simple but skilful speech

16 Nov 2021 11:33 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Is there hope for planet, or will prophets of doom rule?

As with Covid, humanity is in this together

06 Nov 2021 2:43 AM

K.C. Singh | Can India change, make its policies climate-friendly?

But the United States, the European Union and China renounced the overseas funding of coal-related projects

03 Nov 2021 12:39 AM

PM lists India's five key climate targets; pledges 'Net Zero' emissions by 2070

A country reaches its net zero target when the amount of greenhouse gases it adds is no more than the amount taken away from the atmosphere

02 Nov 2021 7:12 AM

COP26: Climate change must be addressed on cooperative global level, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama said he was encouraged to see that the younger generations were demanding concrete action on climate change

31 Oct 2021 10:32 AM

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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India set to score brownie points at Glasgow’s COP?

In Paris, there was a commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030

29 Oct 2021 3:03 AM

Kishwar Desai | Queen caustic; many take an 'Earthshot' to 'fix' the planet

The Queen had a reception for the rich patrons who are going to pour money for fighting climate change

25 Oct 2021 1:47 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Glasgow COP looming: Feel earth move under your feet

At the current rate of around thirty-four billion tons of CO2 emissions per year, we could exhaust our carbon budget in less than a decade

25 Oct 2021 1:10 AM

Racism, climate and divisions top UN agenda as leaders meet

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than two dozen world leaders appeared in person at the U.N. General Assembly

22 Sep 2021 1:04 PM

Climate change could force 216 million from their homes: World Bank

World Bank's vice president for sustainable development said that the data give a 'global estimate' of the scale of potential migration

14 Sep 2021 3:11 AM

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Glasgow COP is near: Fix rewards for aggressive mitigation of goal

The race to keep global climate stable seems irrevocably loaded against us, already

27 Aug 2021 1:08 AM

Indranil Banerjie | A hotter, wetter planet to trigger new world order?

This calamitous warning comes from the latest report released earlier this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

13 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Health a key priority in battling climate change

India, home to millions of the world’s poorest, should be worried and better prepared

12 Aug 2021 3:51 AM

UN landmark report: Extreme sea level events will hit every year by end of century

The report, however, gave hope that it is still possible from a physical science point of view, to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees

09 Aug 2021 2:30 PM

UN set to unveil landmark report as climate impacts multiply

The report will project global temperature changes until the end of the century under different emissions scenarios

09 Aug 2021 12:39 PM

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