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The gendered impact of heatwaves and water crisis in India
May 02, 2024

The gendered impact of heatwaves and water crisis in India

The gendered impacts of heatwaves and water scarcity in India underscore the urgent need for comprehensive strategies that prioritise the well-being a

Understanding the implications and mitigation strategies for heatwaves in India
May 06, 2023

Understanding the implications and mitigation strategies for heatwaves in India

The current heat wave situation in India is a wake-up call for the need to address the impact of changing climate on public health

Adapting cities to climate realities
Mar 02, 2024

Adapting cities to climate realities

Adapting to climate change is no longer optional. Failing to adapt will lead to severe human, economic, and environmental losses.

Building climate-resilient health systems in India
Aug 21, 2023

Building climate-resilient health systems in India

Climate change is the single biggest health threat facing humanity, and developing nations of the Global South are expected to be the most vulnerable

Climate crisis compass for water management
May 10, 2024

Climate crisis compass for water management

India’s critical water infrastructure must be built to withstand, respond to, and recover rapidly from climate disruptions

Extreme Heat Events in India’s Cities: A Framework for Adaptive Action Plans
Jan 22, 2021

Extreme Heat Events in India’s Cities: A Framework for Adaptive Action Plans

Among the most severe consequences of climate change is the global rise in average temperatures, and the resultant increase in the frequency and intensity of heatwaves. Cities are particularly vulnerable to heatwaves as their high built density absorbs and retains heat, leading to higher temperatures than the surrounding areas and causing the ‘heat island’ effect. India’s northwest region routinely experiences abnormally hot days during the

From adapting to thriving: Leveraging nature to combat sweltering summers in urban India
Apr 21, 2023

From adapting to thriving: Leveraging nature to combat sweltering summers in urban India

This year’s theme for the Earth Day, ‘Invest in our planet’, is a pivotal point in history as the need to adapt and mitigate the triple planetar

The Kharghar tragedy: Lessons to be learnt
May 31, 2023

The Kharghar tragedy: Lessons to be learnt

India must learn from the Kharghar tragedy and adopt several measures to prepare for and tackle the impact of heatwaves.

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action
Apr 05, 2024

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action

Climate change is intensifying existing health vulnerabilities. Placing health at the heart of the climate justice movement is thus essential for mean

उष्णतेच्या लाटा आणि पाण्याचा तुटवड्याचा महिलांवर होणारा परिणाम
May 07, 2024

उष्णतेच्या लाटा आणि पाण्याचा तुटवड्याचा महिलांवर होणारा परिणाम

महिला व मुलींच्या कल्याणासाठी व सक्षमीकरणासाठी सर्वसमा

भारत में गर्मी के मौसम में खासकर महिलाओं पर ‘लू’ और ‘पानी के संकट’ का असर!
May 08, 2024

भारत में गर्मी के मौसम में खासकर महिलाओं पर ‘लू’ और ‘पानी के संकट’ का असर!

भारत में महिलाओं पर लू और पानी की कमी के असर को देखते हुए म�

भारत में हीट वेव के असर और उससे राहत की रणनीतियों को समझिए
May 11, 2023

भारत में हीट वेव के असर और उससे राहत की रणनीतियों को समझिए

भारत में झुलसाती गर्मी की मौजूदा स्थिति लोगों की सेहत पर �

शहरांना हवामानाच्या वास्तविकतेशी जुळवून घेणे हाच एकमेव उपाय
Mar 07, 2024

शहरांना हवामानाच्या वास्तविकतेशी जुळवून घेणे हाच एकमेव उपाय

हवामान बदलाशी जुळवून घेणे आता ऐच्छिक राहिलेले नाही. परिस

हवामान बदलाच्या संकटांचा सामना करण्यासाठी जल व्यवस्थापन महत्वाचे
May 23, 2024

हवामान बदलाच्या संकटांचा सामना करण्यासाठी जल व्यवस्थापन महत्वाचे

हवामानातील अडथळ्यांना तोंड देण्यासाठी, प्रतिसाद देण्यासाठी आणि त्यातून वेगाने सावरण्यासाठी भारताने महत्त्वपूर्ण जल पायाभूत सुविधा तयार केल्या पाहिजेत.