Climate change is no longer the threat of tomorrow. It’s here, changing the way millions across India live as they feel the effects of a warming planet. As monsoons get more erratic, summer temperatures soar and winters shorten, India faces big economic, environmental and political challenges. In the run-up to crucial global negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark (December 7-18), and beyond, HT starts a new national reporting project that will take you from policymaking corridors to farms and glaciers, to prepare you for what is coming. It is time.