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Thailand is now welcoming Indians with open arms, but are its drought-hit islands really prepared for a tourism influx?

Thailand's tourism sector has been strategically easing visa regulations to attract visitors from k…

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Why is everyone concerned about the Earth being 1.5°C warmer for 12 months in a row?

Last month, for the first time in recorded history, Earth endured the 12th consecutive month with t…

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Rising temperatures put women and girls in danger. Pregnancy drives risk even higher.

Women and girls are especially vulnerable to extreme weather, food insecurity, and water-scarcity v…

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India’s deadly drought: Villagers in Mokhada battle sleepless nights, snakes in search of water

The villagers in Mokhada, in the Palghar district of India’s western state of Maharashtra, can’t…

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Five years on, India may not even get a chance to solve its on-going water crisis risking hundreds of millions of lives

No drops, No rain, nothing. India is suffering from its worst-ever water crisis in history. It ha…

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Govt expert calls for urgent climate planning and green energy transition in wake of worsening Indian weather

Just last year, we experienced record temperatures teaming up with deadly and prolonged heat waves …

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SIMPLY PUT: extreme weather is the new normal in India

Heatwaves somewhere, floods in other parts of the country – India has witnessed extreme weather pat…

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SIMPLY PUT: Extreme weather is the new normal in India

According to the latest EcoScope report from research firm Motilal Oswal, India’s cumu…

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Drought no more as cloud seeding test that induces rain successful!

A rocket was successfully fired for cloud seeding demonstrations on Saturday by Mumbai-based Intern…

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Bandhan Bank shares have gained 54% since lockdown started⁠— but the numbers will reveal the real damage to rural India from COVID-19

So far, the share price reflects some optimism. It’s up over 54% since the lockdown starting Mar…

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Monsoon to hit Kerala tomorrow, heatwave in Northern India to last another week

Temperature in Rajasthan’s Churu soared to 50 degree Celsius on June 1— the day when monsoon…

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Across the world, extreme weather events are fueling gender-based violence during and after disasters

The analysis found that gender-based violence — such as sexual assault, intimate partner violence, …

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This could mean drought for India. It cuts forecast of monsoon rains to 88% down from 93% earlier

India cut this year's forecast for monsoon rains to 88 percent of the long-term average, Earth Scie…

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There is big money to be made while fighting climate change

The threat of climate change is real whether one believes in it or not. The actual choice is whethe…

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A cup of regular tea has never been this expensive in India, thanks to kooky weather

The price of tea was already at a record high before the weather in Assam got a bit kooky. And that…

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Three years since the Paris Agreement, here’s where India stands on Earth Day

On Earth Day in 2016, India — along with 173 other countries — signed the Paris Agreement at the Un…

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Chennai gets monsoon showers, but its too little to solve the water crisis

For the last six months, the 5 million city residents have been facing drought as monsoons pla…

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India is in the midst of an acute water crisis and things could get much worse

According to the report, 54% of the nation’s groundwater wells are running out and 21 major…

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And now for some bad news. There might not be enough rain this year

In its first forecast for 2015, the Indian Meteorological Department has predicted a below normal m…