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Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years
science

Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years

scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.

Marathwada: Women tackle climate emergency through sustainable, organic agriculture
long-reads

Marathwada: Women tackle climate emergency through sustainable, organic agriculture

Sustainable, climate-resilient, organic agriculture is allowing more and more women in Marathwada to feed their families and make money.

Climate change messing with monsoon patterns; havoc caused was noticed in rural and urban India this year
science

Climate change messing with monsoon patterns; havoc caused was noticed in rural and urban India this year

Climate change is now messing with the monsoon, making seasonal rains more intense and less predictable.

Artist uses historical markers to shed light on the effects of climate change, spread awareness
science

Artist uses historical markers to shed light on the effects of climate change, spread awareness

The project, known as "Remembrance of Climate Futures, is written from the perspective of someone looking back.

As droughts blight Asia, organisations are creating toolkits for victims of the crises
long-reads

As droughts blight Asia, organisations are creating toolkits for victims of the crises

As severe multi-year droughts blight Asia, organisations are coming together to create toolkits and response mechanisms to deal with the crisis.

Predicting weather is hard: A brief history of the National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting
science

Predicting weather is hard: A brief history of the National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting

NCMWRF, founded in the 20th century, was among the first Indian institutions to acquire a supercomputer, in 1989.

Water crisis in India: Changing cropping patterns, recharging ground reserves imperative to avert disaster
India

Water crisis in India: Changing cropping patterns, recharging ground reserves imperative to avert disaster

Of 91 major water reservoirs in the country, 11 have zero percent storage. Further, almost two-thirds of the country's reservoirs have below normal levels

Rising temperatures are melting the Himalayan ice, will affect the drought buffer
science

Rising temperatures are melting the Himalayan ice, will affect the drought buffer

Each summer, Himalayan glaciers provide water to 221 million people from India to Kazakhstan who suffer from droughts.

New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance
science

New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance

The discoveries made from the study could have massive benefits for society & global population.

Natural climate loads the dice that turns California's droughts, wildfires ugly
science

Natural climate loads the dice that turns California's droughts, wildfires ugly

Human vulnerability to climate change can have a lot to do with where people choose to settle.

Amazon rainforest is losing its diversity of tree species due to climate change: Study
science

Amazon rainforest is losing its diversity of tree species due to climate change: Study

Higher intensity droughts due to deforestation have aggravated the effects of climate change.

Here's why improved forecasts are not helping prevent floods, droughts in India
science

Here's why improved forecasts are not helping prevent floods, droughts in India

A systematic evaluation of the forecast is needed to bridge the gap from forecasts to saving lives.

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership action
World

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership action

The UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.

UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'
World

UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'

Antonio Guterres warned that runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.

Indus Valley, Vedic civilisations' demise due to major droughts holds lessons for present-day India
India

Indus Valley, Vedic civilisations' demise due to major droughts holds lessons for present-day India

Gayatri Kathayat and Ashish Sinha speak about why it is important to study the variability of the Indian summer monsoon over the last few thousand years.

Mosquito species have various preferences; knowing them can help us protect ourselves better
India

Mosquito species have various preferences; knowing them can help us protect ourselves better

The most important animal in your life, no matter where you are, is the mosquito. Therefore, you should know the facts about it. Separating fact from fancy can help us better protect ourselves.

Frequency of floods, droughts increasing in Bihar due to climate change: Sushil Kumar Modi
India

Frequency of floods, droughts increasing in Bihar due to climate change: Sushil Kumar Modi

States like Bihar are the worst victims of climate change as it frequently faces floods and droughts, Sushil Kumar Modi said.

Real change-maker? Why AAP exit worked out fine for Yogendra Yadav
Politics

Real change-maker? Why AAP exit worked out fine for Yogendra Yadav

Being free of the demands of a party in power, as Yogendra Yadav has been, can be liberating indeed

Good monsoon can give wings to Modi’s economic ambition, relief to Rajan
Business

Good monsoon can give wings to Modi’s economic ambition, relief to Rajan

For the Modi-government, which has bet big on the rural India as the key economic growth driver and dreams of doubling the farm income in next five years, a good monsoon forecast brings a lot of relief.

Marathwada's drought: Dry lands, economic deprivation shrinking opportunities, driving workers away from Latur
India

Marathwada's drought: Dry lands, economic deprivation shrinking opportunities, driving workers away from Latur

At first glance, Latur looks like any other Indian town with its dusty congested streets and crowded bazaars. But looks can be deceptive. The town is the epicentre of a process of deindustrialisation and economic deprivation that has spread across the whole district.