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A Report Claims More Than 5 Lakh People Died Prematurely In India Due To Outdoor Air Pollution

More than five lakh people died prematurely in India in 2016 due to dangerous levels of outdoor air pollution and …

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Record breaking rainfall exposed the dysfunctional urban planning and corruption in Patna [image by: Prashant Ravi]

Patna Drowns As Climate Change Meets Corruption

They found him stranded inside his waterlogged home. Dressed in shorts and slippers and with a few bags by his …

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Trapped Between Melting Glaciers And A Rising Sea: UN

Rapid sea level rise and accelerated melting of glaciers due to global warming will increasingly disrupt lives of more than …

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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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COP 14 commemorates the 25th year after UNCCD was founded, but many problems remain similar [image: UNCCD]

Climate Change Resilience Needs Investment Now

In coastal Odisha, flash floods often devastate the paddy crop, leading to severe distress among farmers, who have to suffer …

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Protests in Bangalore over Cauvery water, one of the key interstate water disputes in India [image by: Press Trust of India]

One Law To Rule India’s Rivers

In possibly the most ambitious change to India’s water governance since the founding of the country in 1947, the central …

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Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary, UNCCD (left), and COP 14 President, Prakash Javadekar, India’s Environment Minister, at the New Delhi summit [Image by: IISD/ENB]

Save Land To fight Climate Change

The biennial summit organized by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and hosted by India said at the …

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India Promotes South-South Cooperation, But Key Questions Unaddressed

As the second week of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of Parties (COP) kicked off in Delhi, …

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The Karcham Wangtoo hydropower project site at Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh , India [Image by: Wikimedia Commons]

Hydropower Projects Ruining Lives In The Himalayas

The floods in Assam and Bihar and the cloudburst in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand have all once again underlined the …

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A monk and child stare at an approaching storm at Sanga Choling monastery in Sikkim, India. Should states such as these be compensated for protecting the climate? [image by Andrea Kirkby]

Indian States Demand Payment For Ecosystem Services

Last weekend, 10 Himalayan states in India voiced a unique demand — payment for the clean water that flows down …

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