An Era of Extremes in South Asia: A Crisis of Health, Development, and Policy Planning
By Ishani Palandurkar
South Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate extremes, which bring serious health complications.
Heat and Debt: Climate Change and Poverty in Rural South Asia
By Sandeep Kandikuppa
The weather-related struggles faced by informal workers of India are intimately linked to the debt crisis that has long been brewing in the countryside.
With India’s Electrical Grid Under Strain, Rural Hospitals and Clinics Find Reliable Power in Rooftop Solar
By Sibi Arasu
The reliability that solar has brought has been a revelation.
Why South Asia Should Embrace Climate Migration
By Mahika Khosla
Migration is often framed as a failure of climate adaptation. It’s better seen as an effective and sustainable response to climate change.
Uranium Exploration Stepped Up In India’s Northeast
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
India’s emphasis on uranium exploration assumes importance in the context of goals set by the government to harness non-fossil energy.
Climate Migration: Nomads Move to Towns in Warming Ladakh
By Aijaz Hussain
Shifting weather patterns have already altered people's lives through floods, landslides and droughts in this inhospitable but beautiful mountain region.
Cups, Straws, Spoons: India Starts on Single-use Plastic Ban
By Aniruddha Ghosal
As a first step, India has identified 19 plastic items that aren't very useful but have a high potential to become litter, including plastic cups, straws, and ice cream sticks.
India’s Energy-Environment Catch-22
By Monika Mondal
Extreme weather events, like India’s heatwaves, pose new challenges to green solutions.
India Reels Under Brutal Heat Wave, Blackouts
By Krutika Pathi and Aniruddha Ghosal
Supplies of coal at thermal power plants are running perilously low, underscoring India’s need to diversify energy sources.
India’s Road to Net-Zero
By Jitendra Bisht and Soumya Singhal
India’s aspirational climate action policies fit into a general pattern of incremental progress at the global level that lacks the collective sense of urgency required.
India May Say ‘No’ to 2050 Net Zero Goal
By Tarushi Aswani
Although India is already suffering the impact of climate change, it is doubtful whether its government is at all committed to reducing emissions.
What India Can Bring to COP26
By Arjun Gargeyas
India's commitment to renewable energy can help it serve as a bridge between the developed and developing world.