Trees not a silver bullet to mitigate climate change
Forest-based solutions, which focus on reforestation and avoidance of forest loss and fire management, are the most effective as part of a …
Harmful chemicals are melting out from Himalayas
These pollutants are flowing down to Himalayan lakes, potentially threatening aquatic life and humans dependent on these water bodies
‘People with high social status aren’t concerned about environment’
Australian researcher Samantha K Stanley speaks to Down To Earth about her research that showed how social dominance orientation and political …
Ambitious climate policy requires a better federalism
Some insights from the NDC process in Canada and Kenya
Simply put: FaceApp Challenge
Drought watch: More than 44% of India now suffers
India has witnessed the second driest pre-monsoon season in the last 65 years
Larger marine invertebrates more vulnerable to ocean deoxygenation
Acutely declining oxygen levels in the oceans showed greater effect in the respiratory responses of giant polar amphipods, than smaller animals
Meeting Paris climate goals can save lives. Here's proof
Paris Agreement, which aims to curbing emissions well below 2°C, can prevent 110 to 2,720 annual heat-related deaths in 15 US cities
जग बीती: जलवायु परिवर्तन
Heatwave high alert: Vast section of India reel this summer
Heatwaves are the third-biggest natural killer in India
Cyclone Fani: Act of God in Anthropocene?
Natural disasters as cyclones, its frequency and pace, must be directly linked to climate change
Climate change has worsened global economic inequality
Temperature changes have enriched cool countries like Norway and Sweden, while dragging down economic growth in warm countries such as India and …
Climate Equity: Whose CO₂ emissions are more than their share?
Climate change poses the greatest threat to those least responsible for it–generally people that are already vulnerable to deep-rooted …
No political will to fight global warming finds 2019 Climate Change Performance Index
Are countries doing enough to counter the effects of climate change? Apparently not!
IPCC Special Report: Climate risks require India to rethink its approach
The report warns of increased risk of coastal flooding, heatwaves, food scarcity and vector-borne diseases
Ice-free Arctic may happen much sooner than predicted so far: study
While Arctic sea ice volume and extent continue to dip each year, a new study has found out that salinity in snow cover affects accuracy of …
Clouds of confusion over monsoon's timely arrival
While extended range forecast shows some signs of an early onset, other meteorological conditions have shrouded the forecast in uncertainty
Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet
From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope comes a manifesto on how the benefits of taking action on climate …
Mainstreaming Climate Co-Benefits in Indian Cities: Post-Habitat III Innovations and Reforms
The co-benefits approach can lead to significant improvements in the way societies use environmental resources and distribute their outputs.
Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change
How will climate change affect our lives? Where will its impacts be most deeply felt? Are we doing enough to protect ourselves from the coming chaos?
Feel the bitter winds
Nila Madhab Panda's Kadvi Hawa is a gently told tale of a family caught in the cusp of climate change
Himalayan glaciers are receding faster than before
To understand their changing behaviour in the wake of climate change, Indian scientists have for the first time set up a high-altitude glaciology …
Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed ― and What It Means for Our Future
From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change.
Climate Change: Sunita Narain on adaptation to the new normal
Sunita Narain's video-speech at the Water Research Commission Symposium 2017, in Boksburg, South Africa. She talks about the importance of water …
Can algae be a profitable solution for carbon capture?
Siddhanta Das, special secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, talks about using algae to capture carbon from industrial …