Climate Change
India  /  Published 23.02.21

Modi flags climate change danger

Warning against the dangers of climate change and natural disasters like the one in Uttarakhand recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked the IITs to develop disaster resilient infrastructu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.21

Road map for a hotter future

The United States of America is set to formally re-enter the Paris Agreement this week. On assuming the presidency of the US, Joseph R. Biden accepted the Paris Agreement and every article and clause ...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.21

Stop the damage

Sir — Spring is in the air way ahead of time this year. One can already see the palash trees flowering and hear the koels cooing. This has been one of the hottest winters on record in ...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.21

Second warning: U'khand glacier burst

The full extent of the damage in Uttarakhand — flash floods washed away at least two hydroelectric power projects and killed many people — is yet to be ascertained. But the losses are expe...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 07.02.21

Climate change is eating Himalayan glaciers

A part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to massive floods, recalling a 2019 study that warned about the dangers of climate change and said...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 29.01.21

Joe Biden signs climate orders

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a new raft of executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies, as he purs...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Climate change: from Paris to Glasgow

The Paris climate agreement completed five years recently. One can still remember Prakash Javadekar, India’s environment minister, saying, “All our demands have been met; we are going to c...
By Jayanta Basu in

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.20

Great flood: India’s climate refugees

The Covid-19 pandemic has, ironically, thrown into sharp focus the plight of a largely invisible constituency — India’s migrant population. After the Centre hastily imposed a poorly-planne...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

Climate cloud: Paris pact and more

Five years are enough to compile a report card on global action to mitigate climate change. The legally binding climate pact in Paris was adopted by as many as 196 countries in December 2015; it is, t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

Lessons from 2020: Climate change, health, security

The year, 2020, will be marked in history as the year of the Covid-19 pandemic, much like 1918 was the year of the Spanish flu a century ago. The year actually began on an optimistic note as world out...
By Renu Kohli in


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