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Apr 22, 2019
Earth Day 2019: A reading list to better understand the climate change crisis facing IndiaOccasions like Earth Day provide an opportunity to reflect on the current state of the environment, and what we can do to improve it. What is the environmental reality that faces India? From an impending water crisis to waste segregation and climate change’s effects — what are the issues we need to tackle head on? What hope do we have of, combating them?
Feb 07, 2019
2018 fourth hottest year on record, finds UN report; earth's temperature to approach dangerous levels in years to comeLast year, 2018, was the fourth hottest year on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the earth, a UN report showed on Wednesday.
Aug 07, 2018
Watch: This isn’t cereal, it’s how people in China are dealing with a heat waveHundreds of people crowd in a giant pool, creating what looks like a massive bowl of breakfast serial 'Fruit Loops', for a respite from soaring temperatures as Chinese meteorologists renewed a yellow alert on Saturday with a heat wave persisting in most parts of the country.
Aug 05, 2018
Red health alerts issued in Portugal, Spain amid smothering heat wave; few places hit record temperaturesThe hot, dry conditions caused by the heat wave have led to several wildfires in Portugal. Two people also died in Spain due to the extreme weather.
Jul 24, 2018
Japan heatwave: 65 killed, 22,647 hospitalised in one week; weather classified as 'natural disaster'On Monday, the city of Kumagaya in Saitama outside Tokyo in Japan set a new national heat record, with temperatures hitting 41.1 Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit).
Jul 20, 2018
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: After life-threatening heatwave, organisers take precautionary measures for sweltering summerOlympic officials and Tokyo's local government are touting measures from solar-blocking paint on roads to mobile misting stations to tackle the heat.
Jul 12, 2018
People can’t think straight without air conditioning during heat waves: StudyStudents without AC in a heat wave showed higher reaction times and a reduced memory capacity.
Jul 09, 2018
Heat waves explained: How temperatures are rising, breaking records in the USLast week, 227 US records were broken for highest temperature for particular days.
May 07, 2018
Heat waves in India: A scorching indication of where inaction on climate change crisis will leadIf temperatures continue to rise at the current rate, large parts of the Indian subcontinent will be become unfriendly to human life, at least during some parts of the year
Apr 02, 2018
IMD predicts 'above normal' summer temperatures in most parts of India between April-JuneIMD reported that most of north India can expect an intense heat wave this summer, with average mean temperatures remaining more than a degree above normal.