Climate Change and India’s water

(A version of this appeared first in Firstpost on Sep 19, 2018) Undoubtedly, the water situation of India, which asks about a fifth of the world’s population to survive on less than 1/30th of the world’s water, is precarious. This is now. What about the future? India’s population is growing, getting wealthier, and, oh yes, …

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Impacts of Climate Change

Imagine 6 kids in a group with a cake to share. The ring leader is older, stronger and eats more of the cake. The others know that equality dictates they should get equal shares, or at least shares depending on their sizes but lack the strength to back up feeble words of protests. Now imagine …

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Cities and Climate Change

So, last time we spoke about two ways by which cities around the world are coping with climate change: slum relocation and waste management - with different degrees of success. Today, let's discuss a big one: sea level rise. The sea has been rising faster in the last 25 years than it has in the …

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