Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicClimate Crisis

Topic: Climate Crisis

Comics can teach children about climate change. They represent the lives of real people

Comics allow people to see the tangible, everyday ways people around the world live with, respond to and adapt to climate change.

Fertility choices to home insurance—5 ways in which climate change has already affected us

You might think the biggest impacts lie far away. But global warming is already changing the way many of us live or think.

India to Africa, countries worst affected get the least help in climate change research

Study shows 80% of climate research funding across the world between 1990 & 2020 was spent in the UK, US and EU.

Need to scale up disaster management as climate change accelerates, says NDMA member secretary

The NDMA is India’s apex body for disaster management and gets into action during floods, droughts, heatwaves, cyclones, and six other types of disaster events. With the frequency of such events increasing, Kishore said disaster management services are now needed on a larger scale. 

‘Horror heatwave’: A climate scientist’s take on the future for India and Pakistan

There are two main reasons India is bucking the trends in 'heatwave intensity' seen in other parts of the world: pollution and irrigation.

Methane is a big climate problem that Bitcoin can help solve

Crusoe, a startup, has built mobile data centers that are placed onto oilfield sites where flaring takes place. It is able to use the excess gas in a process it calls digital flare mitigation.

La Niña, climate change — why Indian subcontinent got scorched so early & for so long this year

While heat waves are common this time of the year and peak in May, the ongoing heat wave was first declared uncharacteristically early on 11 March.

What the latest IPCC report on climate vulnerability & adaptation means for India

India is one of the South Asian nations to record the most number of urban adaptation initiatives, but these plans are marred by uneven distribution of funds and priority. 

US Defense largest consumer of fossil fuels — How world’s militaries hide carbon emissions

US military is a more consequential climate actor than many of the industrialised countries gathered at the COP26 summit in Glasgow.

The world is going to need a Covax for climate crisis

The pandemic didn’t exactly give the world a lot of time to design institutions to encourage technology transfer. We don’t have that excuse for the climate crisis.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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