Scientists from across government and independent agencies say India is projected to experience a temperature rise of 1.5 degrees by 2040 if measures are not taken to curb greenhouse gas emissions. read more
A farmer drives his tractor into barricades as a massive rally clashed with police and paramilitary forces, prompting police to use tear gas and water cannons to stop the protesting farmers, attempting to enter the national capital from Uttar Pradesh to seek better prices and concessions from entering the city, at Delhi-Ghaziabad border.
India is well placed to take action on climate change, and has voluntarily embarked on a path of higher ambition. Yet, the state of global climate is by definition one that requires collective international effort. The outcome of decisions made now will... read more
The extreme rainfall and flooding that devastated Kerala in August, the worst disaster the state confronted in almost a century, were a result of climate change, the ministry of earth sciences (MoES) has concluded after a meteorological analysis of the... read more
Senior Congress leader and former Kerala Speaker V.M.Sudheeran said while there was no doubt that legislators should get facilities to improve their efficiency, the timing of going ahead with the multi-crore project was “shocking”. read more
A view of Cheruthoni dam with one open gate in Idukki, Kerala. More than 5 million people in Kerala were affected and over 200 killed in torrential rain and floods in August. The flooding, dubbed the worst to hit the state in nearly a century, caused massive damage. As rain intensified, authorities were forced to release water from 35 dams to manage rising levels in reservoirs, many of which are used to generate electricity.