Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicClimate change

Topic: Climate change

Yes, you can blame bad storms on climate change

We should drop belief that origins of weather disasters are mysterious. Scientists are growing increasingly sure of our role in causing them.

Climate change and bad development practices to blame for Kerala floods, says expert

Destruction caused by the Kerala floods would have been less severe if the government followed the recommendations of the Gadgil Committee report on preservation...

No more chocolate by 2050? Why we need to understand what’s at stake

Indians have a fling for anything sweet and chocolate has become one of their favourite treats as they perceive it as healthy, hence they do not hesitate when it comes to snacking.

Climate models predict world will be ‘anomalously warm’ until 2022

A new prediction system, PROCAST (PROabilistic foreCAST), combines various climate models to predict natural variability of the climate system.

Pakistan has just planted over a billion trees

The Billion Tree Tsunami reforestation project added 350,000 hectares of trees in three years in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

New Delhi conclave to dissect the promise of South Asia

The conclave organised by Oxford University Press aims to introduce new ideas on modern South Asia to the larger public.

India’s GDP may see 2.8% dip by 2050 due to climate change: World Bank

Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh to be the worst affected, with a severe fall in living standards, says report.

This is how we can solve 5 of the biggest threats to our oceans

Oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface. For a healthy planet, we need healthy oceans. Here are five of the biggest challenges our oceans face, and what we can do to help.

Monsoon rain may decline by 45% in long term, shows climate model made by Indian scientists

Patterns of low pressure systems over Bay of Bengal will slowly reduce in intensity and frequency, Indian researchers from 5 institutes have found.

Trump’s America has the most number of flat earth believers & climate change deniers

In the field of global climate change, scientific bodies often are accused, even by those in power, of fabricating data.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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