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Facebook Live: Are recent floods linked to climate change?
Sunita Narain, Director General Centre for Science and Environment discusses the recent floods event in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Houston …
IMD's India 2018 weather report
How did India's weather fare in 2018? Indian Meteorological Department's report on India's climate in 2018 has some important messages. It was …
'Indigenous Rice Seeds' central to sustainable farming in India
Changing climate and erratic weather events have forced agriculturists to revisit traditional rice varities that had once lost their popularity …
Artificial intelligence can create better climate change models
AI techniques like machine learning and neural networks can resolve more dynamic convective cloud systems that trigger rainfall, other weather …
Extreme weather leads to public health crises – so health and climate experts must work together
Extreme weather events are inevitably followed by disease outbreaks. So why not team health professionals with climate experts?
Need to address impact of extreme weather events on crops
There is a lot the government can do to assist farmers to cope with climate-induced farming problems
Climate change in India: Gujarat faces problem of plenty
Regular rains in the state's arid Banni grassland force Maldharis to take up farming, an internal feud erupts
Shadow of storms
The fact is that storms of 2018 hold a mirror to our future
Indian monsoon recovering after decades of decline
As the parched Indian subcontinent eagerly awaits the monsoon, all indications are that it will be a normal monsoon, especially since no El Ni&…
400% rise in number of floods since 1980; droughts, forest fires doubled since then
In the past three decades years, all climatological, hydrological and meteorological events have increased manifold, says a study
How to help farmers prepare for climate change
There is increasing evidence from across many African and South Asian countries that contextual, timely climate information, helps farmers manage …
Do hurricanes feel the effects of climate change?
What scientists know – and don't know – about the linkage between climate change and hurricanes
Hurricanes may be getting more severe – do we need a whole new category to describe them?
The scale from one to five that is used to measure the destructive power of a hurricane may no longer be enough
Climate scientists say human link evident in extreme weather events
Unprecedented 2016 California drought, the 2011 US heat wave and 2010 Pakistan flood belong to a most worrying series of extremes
Relief but from what?
After an excruciating drought, heavy rains lead to flash flood in Madhya Pradesh
Go for inclusive growth
As much as the government works to formalise the Indian economy, conditions force people into illegal and informal business
India lost more than 70,000 people because of climate change-related disasters
A new report by an international thinktank Germanwatch has some bad news for India. It says that between 1998 and 2017, India lost, on an average,…
Cyclone Ockhi first anniversary: Struggling widow, scarred survivor left hopeless
Those who lost their kin to the disaster are finding it hard to make ends meet and ones who made it back alive have still not overcome the mental …
How normal were the rains? IMD chief wants to study more factors to know
With climate change causing changes in annual precipitation and ocean temperature levels, these parameters need to be included in …
Cyclones that have hit India: What you should know?
Here is what you should know about cyclonic activity in India as Cyclone Gaja is going to hit the coast of Tamil Nadu today.
Role of Western disturbances in freak weather events
Scientists reason why the beneficial weather phenomenon has become increasingly disastrous
India's climate quandary
The National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture, India's flagship programme that aims to make Indian villages climate-proof, is at …
A peek into Indian monsoon over 8,000 years
A team of Indian researchers has recreated a continuous history of the Indian monsoon, providing new insights into forces governing it