Down to Earth spoke to Kalachand Sain, director, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, to understand the causes of the Sikkim glacial lake outburst flood
30 years of Latur-Osmanabad Quake: It is time we paid proper attention to rehabilitation as a concept, says Atul Deulgaonkar
As Arabian Sea cyclones like Biporjoy increase, the following of Karachi’s Abdullah Shah Ghazi could rise: Sarah Ansari
Ravi Chopra on Joshimath: ‘Nature has decided that enough is enough’
Triple tremors in Delhi: ‘We should always be prepared for a big earthquake’
Poorly constructed houses in crammed colonies can present tough challenge
‘A multi-sectoral approach to adaptation finance would help strengthen allied sectors’
Sub-regions of both south and south-west Asia will witness extremes in precipitation and droughts
Climate change & trafficking: ‘We have little understanding’
Down To Earth spoke with Christopher Richter from International Organisation for Migration to understand why the data gap exists
Importance of lakes not realised enough: Flood control chief
Sharad Chandra, director, flood forecast monitoring division, Central Water Commission, spoke to DTE on increasing instances of urban flooding
‘There is no reliable prediction of size and place of earthquake’
The rate of earthquake occurrence worldwide, or India in general, has not increased in the last few years, say experts
‘Internationally, core weather forecasting is always done by national weather services’
Down To Earth speaks to Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director general of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), about the weather forecasting ...
Pacific heatwave: ‘More research needed to find what causes this’
Down To Earth speaks to marine heatwave experts Nicholas Bond about the high sea surface temperature anomaly in the ...
'Global warming has enhanced the impact of heatwaves'
Jane Baldwin, a climate researcher at Princeton University, USA, spoke to Down To Earth on what enhances the frequency ...
‘Every flood in Nepal causes deluge in India’
Narayan Gyawali, program director with Lutheran World Relief that’s working in Nepal, speaks to Down To Earth about trans-boundary ...
`We are teetering at the edge of a new era'
It is very hard to understand why we do not seem to grasp the immensity and urgency of climate ...
'Himalayan region will have earthquakes greater than magnitude 8 in the future'
Interview with Rebecca Bendick, Geologist and Professor at the department of geosciences in the University of Montana
Flash floods are man-made
Environmental geologist K S Valdiya lives in Uttarakhand and keeps a tab on the changing geological processes in the ...
Johan von Schreeb on humanitarian aid
Johan Von Schreeb, a surgeon who has worked for the group Medicins Sans Frontieres, is a public ...
Effluent treatment plants have not proved effective
Tishya Chatterjee , member secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) spoke to Manish Tiwari ...