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Meet the pilot who quit flying because of the climate crisis

  • Not many pilots climbing steadily up the ranks retire their wings in the name of environmental activism. But Todd Smith did just that at great expense. He spoke with DW about this life transition.
'To go out and fly passengers was a dream come true' (Privat )
'To go out and fly passengers was a dream come true' (Privat )
Published on Aug 09, 2022 02:28 PM IST
By, Delhi

Study finds 58% of infectious diseases due to climate crisis

  • Researchers looked through the medical literature of established cases of illnesses and found that 218 out of the known 375 human infectious diseases, or 58%, seemed to be made worse by one of 10 types of extreme weather connected to climate change.
People attend a climate change demonstration in London, Britain, (REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo)
People attend a climate change demonstration in London, Britain, (REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 05:10 AM IST
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Melting glaciers: 'One day we will leave here'

  • Climate change is melting Himalayan glaciers on which hundreds of million people rely, flooding villages and leaving residents without drinking water.
A bridge in Hassanabad village in Pakistan collapsed due to flash floods created after a glacial lake outburst(Deutsche Welle/AFP/Getty Images)
A bridge in Hassanabad village in Pakistan collapsed due to flash floods created after a glacial lake outburst(Deutsche Welle/AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 19, 2022 02:21 PM IST
By, Delhi

Climate change: Do we have to rethink what we eat?

  • The global food system allows us to buy almost any product we want, whenever we want - often at the cost of the environment. But are we even capable of changing our eating habits?
Supermarkets stock thousands of products from all over the world(Li Ying/Xinhua/picture alliance )
Supermarkets stock thousands of products from all over the world(Li Ying/Xinhua/picture alliance )
Published on Jul 01, 2022 05:10 PM IST
By, Delhi

Adani plans climate crisis think tank, experts weigh in

The proposed conglomerate would involve experts who can contribute to “policymaking that can both usher in a green transition and enable people in developing economies to aspire to higher living standards,” an Adani spokesperson said.
The Adani Group has interests in businesses such as coal, power, and gas distribution, but has diversified into renewables
The Adani Group has interests in businesses such as coal, power, and gas distribution, but has diversified into renewables
Updated on Jun 09, 2022 12:02 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi
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