Over 19 million kids in Bangladesh at risk from climate change
UNICEF report says nearly 86% of these children living in 17 districts are under threat from floods and cyclones
10.9 million people died due to poor diets in 2017: Report
Global Burden of Disease study highlights how low consumption of healthy food is better than more consumption of unhealthy foods
Cyclone Idai: Rich countries are to blame for disasters like this – here’s how they can make amends
It is not only the intensity of environmental disasters that makes them devastating – poverty also has a huge bearing on how things play out
Vector-borne diseases may shift base with warmer temperatures
Stanford researchers say climate change will increase risk of vector-borne diseases spreading to countries characterised by cooler climate till now
#FridaysForFuture: India’s youth seek climate justice
Hundreds of Indian students skipped school on March 15, 2019 as a part of the global protests demanding climate action
What is the bomb cyclone blitzing across US?
The winter storm, Ulmer, has led to terrifying blizzard conditions, tropical storm winds and heavy rainfall; killing one person
Robots are here, almost
The use of industrial robots is growing at an unprecedented rate in India. Are blue-collar jobs under threat?
Why is Earth’s driest place flooding and snowing?
The Atacama Desert in Chile is witnessing rains like never before, including regions that never recorded rains in history
Why cities are focal areas to address climate change
Cities play a crucial source of innovation, solutions and opportunities to improve the lives of people
India’s food self-sufficiency is conditional to drought-hit districts
For over 40 years India’s net sown areas remain the same; drought-hit areas have to increase production to match food demand
Stubble burning bill: Rs 2 lakh crore/year in air pollution
Over five years, economic loss due to burning of crop residue and firecrackers is estimated to be $190 billion, or nearly 1.7 per cent of India&…
Iceberg twice the area of New York City to break off Antarctica
The break could happen anytime this year or early next year, say experts
How a nutrition programme is helping a Rwanda village overcome malnutrition
Under the Gikuriro Project, 336 households in Muhoza village do not have a single undernourished child as of now
Can bicycle sharing reduce global carbon emissions?
Shared bicycles can be part of a more sustainable world; but, ridership needs to expand beyond those who are already committed to a green lifestyle
Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors
Companies committed to tackle climate change are addressing their greenhouse gas emissions via science-based targets
Simply put: Food contamination kills 2 million people
Emergency in Russian archipelago due to polar bears
The bears, which migrate seasonally from South to North in the area, have been attracted by dustbins in the human settlement, say experts
'Warmer future can lead to heavier hailstorms'
UK researcher Amulya Chevuturi talks to DTE about how hailstorms occur and how they could intensify with rising temperatures
Apple line goes topsy-turvy in the Himalayas
The traditional apple growing areas are shifting with changing pattern of rainfall and increasing temperature
Full coverage: Impacts of climate change on Hindu Kush Himalayan region
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development assessed the ecologically important but fragile region for the very first time. Here'…
Himalayan meltdown: ‘Besides global warming, pollution also impacts glaciers’
ICIMOD director general talks to Down To Earth about the first-ever assessment of climate change impacts on Hindu Kush Himalayan region and how …
Himalayan meltdown: Hindu Kush Himalayan region warming faster than global average
Capping global warming at 1.5°C will still mean a higher rate for the region through this century
Body parts of hundreds of tigers seized between 2016 and 2018
Around 150 seizures were made from countries across the world, even from those that are not home to tigers
Are antibiotic resistant bacteria the new global epidemic?
Study says 131 antibiotic-resistant genes (ARGs) material, including blaNDM-1 gene first found in India in 2008, has been found in the&…
Simply Put: Investments are subject to weather risk