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Business Insider India
23 Feb 2024, 13:48
Climate-smart villages to come up in Tamil Nadu to protect state's agriculture against climate changeClimate-smart villages to come up in Tamil Nadu to protect state's agriculture against climate change

Climate-smart villages to come up in Tamil Nadu to protect state's agriculture against climate change

The impacts of climate change-fuelled changes not only affect individual farmers' livelihoods, but also contribute heavily to massive food price fluctuations that affect millions across the country. In a budget presentation, Tamil Nadu’s Agricultural Minister, MRK Panneerselvam recently explained that climate change is very likely to present considerable challenges to biodiversity, crop yields and food security in the coming two decades.
Bad air might indirectly be a major culprit behind suicide-related spike, Chinese study finds
Business Insider India
21 Feb 2024, 13:20

Bad air might indirectly be a major culprit behind suicide-related spike, Chinese study finds

More than just a straightforward impact on the residents' physical health, scientists have always worried that the high levels of toxic smog could be finding its way to our brain and altering its chemistry, effectively impacting our mental well-being as well. And now, a new study might just have confirmed these concerns.
Wetlands in the icy Arctic have begun releasing 9% more planet-warming methane in the past two decades: study
Business Insider India
20 Feb 2024, 17:10

Wetlands in the icy Arctic have begun releasing 9% more planet-warming methane in the past two decades: study

While headlines may remain fixated on carbon dioxide, there is another accomplice aiding the gas in heating our planet. Trapping 30 times more heat than carbon dioxide despite lingering in the atmosphere for a shorter period, methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas. Studies have also shown that about a quarter of our global warming can be attributed to methane.