Analysing Climate Change

29 Oct 2018 2:50 PM GMT
There has not been a single cool month in the last 628 months with India losing around 400 people to heat waves every year

Projects at risk in Himalayas

7 Oct 2018 4:40 PM GMT
The risk of building dams in the Himalayan region is manifold and it is again emphasised in a recent study on 2015 Nepal earthquake

Top emitters bear biggest losses

2 Oct 2018 4:32 PM GMT
India, which emits more than 2.4 billion metric tonnes of CO2, is already bearing an economic loss of $206 billion

How prepared is Mumbai?

7 Jun 2018 4:11 PM GMT
Storm water drains are being cleaned; Mithi river has been widened, but flood sensors are yet to be installed in five rivers and two lakes

More intense, quicker hurricanes now

10 May 2018 4:20 PM GMT
Rapid intensification occurs when the maximum wind speed in a hurricane goes up by at least 28.8 miles within a 24-hour period.

Empower citizens, tackle pollution

5 March 2018 2:30 PM GMT
Do short-term emergency action and daily health alerts lower air pollution and cut health risks? This curiosity is strong today, especially after...

Hatching superbugs

4 March 2018 2:19 PM GMT
The misuse of antibiotics in poultry is paving the way for a drug-resistant population, write Ankur Paliwal and Jyotsna Singh.

Decoding the Budget

22 Feb 2018 3:44 PM GMT
The Budget displayed unwavering support for farmers’ alleviation and public health reformation. Fulfilling it will be an onerous task, write Jitendra...

Reduced plastic in sea

13 Feb 2018 2:57 PM GMT
A set of draft Voluntary Guidelines on Marking Fishing Gear has been adopted by countries to monitor the use and disposal of fishing gear, which is...

Shackles of rural India

9 Feb 2018 3:23 PM GMT
Khap panchayats have allowed the evils of foeticide and casteism to flourish

Converting liability into resource

5 Feb 2018 2:08 PM GMT
Excess rainwater can be creatively utilised to prevent flooding and nurture vegetation

Capacity of a protected natural harbour

28 Jan 2018 4:27 PM GMT
Since 2001-02, Goa’s Mormugao port has tripled its coal and coke-carrying capacities, causing disastrous impact on the air quality, explains Gerard De...
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