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Climate crisis made crippling April heatwave in South Asia 45 times more likely

Climate crisis made crippling April heatwave in South Asia 45 times more likely

Scientists of World Weather Attribution (WWA) said that heatwaves intensified by climate change are making life much tougher for people living in poverty across Asia.

16 May,2024 12:02 AM IST | Delhi | PTI
Organ damage and death by heatstroke: Doctors spell out health tips

Mid-Day Premium Organ damage and death by heatstroke: Doctors spell out health tips

Mumbaikars are trying their best to keep themselves cool during this blazing heat, but the risk of heat-induced ailments cannot be ignored. Mid-day.com dialled city health experts to seek guidance on how citizens can protect themselves from heatstrokes

30 April,2024 09:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire
Vegetable prices to remain hiked until June due to high temperatures

Vegetable prices to remain hiked until June due to high temperatures

India is one of the most climatically vulnerable countries, faces increasing risks to vegetable production and prices due to extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, flooding, and storms

26 April,2024 03:30 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Africa needs $277bn/yr for climate adaptation

Africa needs $277bn/yr for climate adaptation

Adesina said the ongoing devastating drought in several parts of Africa underscored the need for all stakeholders to come together to accelerate support for Africa

22 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Washington | Agencies
Is action on climate change a human right?

Is action on climate change a human right?

But Judge Siofra O’Leary, the president of the European Court of Human Rights, came down with mixed judgements

10 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Strasbourg | Agencies
Climate change impacts right to equality: SC

Climate change impacts right to equality: SC

The top court recalled an earlier order of April 2021 that required undergrounding of overhead transmission lines across an area of over 80,000 sq km in the two states

09 April,2024 07:50 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Doctors caution on heat-related illness as mercury set to reach 40 degrees C

Doctors caution on heat-related illness as mercury set to reach 40 degrees C

As mercury is set to reach 40 degrees Celsius, doctors on Saturday advised caution on heat-related illness

06 April,2024 01:21 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS
Current parameters to map progress anti-climate: PM Modi tells Bill Gates

Current parameters to map progress anti-climate: PM Modi tells Bill Gates

In a free-wheeling conversation with Bill Gates, PM Modi also said that climate action has gained momentum since the G20 Summit in India last year.

29 March,2024 01:12 PM IST | Delhi | PTI
What is a 'worm moon' and does it still mark the start of spring?

What is a 'worm moon' and does it still mark the start of spring?

The worm moon may be losing its significance, as climate change leads to wetter summers and milder winters in much of the world, opines Kevin Richard Butt from the University of Central Lancashire

27 March,2024 11:59 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
First-time voters in Maharashtra consider climate action a key poll issue

First-time voters in Maharashtra consider climate action a key poll issue

The survey titled 'Perception of First-Time Voters (aged 18-22 years) on Climate Education in India' revealed that 52.2 per cent of respondents advocate for climate education as the government's most effective strategy to combat the climate crisis

23 March,2024 05:11 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

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