Climate change has made natural disasters a seasonal phenomenon in India

Climate change is once again on everyone’s mind in India as rain wreaked havoc in several states over the past few hours. While New Delhi received heavy downpour, unusual for this time of the year, there has been massive damage to human lives in the southern state of Kerala. On Oct. 17, up to 27 […]

How Indian states are fiscally responding to climate change

India’s climate change nightmare is no more a matter of the distant future. “It has already become a reality…Reduced agricultural productivity, heightened water insecurity, extreme weather events, stressed ecosystems, and elevated health risks are some of the manifestations of this climate change,” credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report released […]

Swift action on climate change can help India gain $11 trillion by 2070

A gigantic climate crisis has an opportunity for the struggling Indian economy—if the government plays its cards right. India could gain $11 trillion (Rs810 lakh crore) in economic value in the next 50 years by limiting the rising global temperatures and realising its potential to “export decarbonisation” to the world, a recent report from Deloitte Economics […]