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Increasing frequency and lengthening season of western disturbances are linked to increasing strength and delayed northward migration of the subtropical jet

  2024-03-13 (or before) in wcd.copernicus.org

Abstract. Western disturbances (WDs) are cyclonic storms that travel along the subtropical jet, bringing the majority of seasonal and extreme precipitation to the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, and western Himalaya in the winter months. They are a vital component of the region's water security. Although typically most common in the winter, WDs can also interact with the summer monsoon, leading to catastrophic consequences. These seem to be happening more frequently, and along with increasingly harsh winter seasons, questions are now being asked about how climate change is affecting WD frequency and intensity in both summer and...

  Tagged under: India | Storms. Hurricanes and Tornados | Extreme Weather | Himalayas


Big four: global momentum

  2024-03-13 (or before) in Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit

How the ‘Big Four’ emitters – China, US, India and the EU – could play their part in bending the global emissions curve to point downwards.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Mitigation | European Union | India | USA | China


India's water problems set to get worse as the world warms

  2024-03-11 in Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

Winter storms that provide crucial snow and rainfall to northern India are arriving significantly later in the year compared to 70 years ago, a new study has found, exacerbating the risk of catastrophic flooding while also reducing vital water supplies for millions of residents of India.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Impacts | Climate Change | Water Resources | Flooding | Himalayas | India


We need to talk about water

  2023-12-13 in Nature

Water needs to be central to India’s efforts to tackle floods, pollution and urbanization. Water needs to be central to India’s efforts to tackle floods, pollution and urbanization.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Adaption | Water Resources | India


The climate disaster strikes: what the data say

  2023-12-13 in Nature

A series of impact assessments highlight India’s vulnerability to extreme weather events and the risks they pose to human health. A series of impact assessments highlight India’s vulnerability to extreme weather events and the risks they pose to human health.

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Climate Change Impacts | India | Health


Weekly Climate News Headlines

  2023-07-03 (or before) in YouTube

Weekly climate news headlines from around the world. #bangladesh #India #USA #Canada #wildfires #mexico #pakistan #heatwaves #Spain #Romania #Chile

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires | Flooding | Canada | India | Chile | Mexico | Heatwaves


Air Pollution - Mumbai

  2023-05-10 (or before) in YouTube

Mumbai has the most polluted air out of all coastal cities in India as per a recent stud. Its particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) levels, which indicates the conc...

  Tagged under: Air Pollution | India


In 3 days, over 7,800 forest fire hotspots spotted in India | Pune News - Times of India

  2022-05-01 (or before) in Times of India

Blistering and unprecedented day temperatures in several parts of India could be sparking off forest fires in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Madh

  Tagged under: India | Forest Fires | Trees


What does India’s heatwave mean for global food supplies?

  2022-04-28 (or before) in Euronews

The severe heatwave has come unusually early in spring, and will put more than 1 billion people in India and Pakistan at risk.

  Tagged under: India | Heatwaves


Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

  2022-03-17 (or before) in MIT News | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In South Asia, new MIT research suggests that by the end of this century climate change could lead to summer heat waves with levels of heat and humidity that exceed what humans can survive without protection.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | India | Heatwaves | Climate Change | Wet Bulb Temperature


Plan on table to halt new coal-fired power plants

  2021-12-25 (or before) in Business News Today: Read Latest Business news, India Business News Live, Share Market & Economy News | The Economic Times

At the UN climate change summit COP26 in Glasgow last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced India's aim to achieve net-zero emissions by 2070 and also pledged to attain 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.

  Tagged under: India | COP26 | Coal | Climate Change | Net Zero | Electricity


India Energy Outlook 2021 – Analysis - IEA

  2021-11-02 (or before) in IEA – International Energy Agency

India Energy Outlook 2021 - Analysis and key findings. A report by the International Energy Agency.

  Tagged under: India


India's vulnerability to coal shocks exposed amid surging energy demand and prices

  2021-10-05 in Climate Home News

The country's looming energy crisis raises serious questions over India's coal expansion plan as private investors move away from the sector, analysts say

  Tagged under: India | Coal


India monsoon: Rescuers search for survivors after heavy rains - BBC News

  2021-07-25 (or before) in BBC

Heavy rains have battered India's western coast, leaving dozens dead and prompting mass evacuations.

  Tagged under: India


India’s solar industry makes a huge bet on beating China

  2021-07-01 (or before) in Quartz | Make business better

At the Reliance AGM, the Indian conglomerate announced it will produce solar panels, batteries, and hydrogen—but remains a major consumer of oil.

  Tagged under: India | Hydrogen | Solar Energy


UN secretary general urges India to swiftly turn away from coal

  2020-08-28 in The Guardian

António Guterres tells country to stop building coal-fired power stations for sake of climate

  Tagged under: India | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Climate Change Might Trigger El Niño-like Pattern Over Indian Ocean by 2050: Study | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

  2020-05-24 (or before) in The Weather Channel and weather.com

The new study revealed that even a small increase in the surface temperature of the Indian Ocean can lead to the formation of El Niño-like patterns in the near future. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

  Tagged under: Oceans | India | Climate Change | El Niño


Mapped: The world’s coal power plants in 2020

  2020-03-26 in Carbon Brief

Since 2000, the world has doubled its coal-fired power capacity to around 2,045 gigawatts (GW) after explosive growth in China and India. A further 200GW is being built and 300GW is planned.

  Tagged under: India | Coal


Globalizing the War on Indigenous People: Bolsonaro and Modi

  2020-01-24 in Counter Punch

A man who has repeatedly romanticized dictatorship and advocated the use of torture seems like an odd choice for guest of honor at the annual celebration

  Tagged under: Indigenous People | India | Bolsonaro


Russia's Taymyr plan: Arctic coal for India risks pollution - BBC News

  2019-11-30 (or before) in BBC

A huge wildlife haven is at risk as Russian coal ships exploit melting Arctic ice in Siberia.

  Tagged under: India | Arctic | Coal | Wildlife | Ice Melting | Russia


Chennai water crisis: City's reservoirs run dry - BBC News

  2019-06-19 (or before) in The BBC

Chennai's severe water shortage has forced restaurants to shut and the city to scramble for solutions.

  Tagged under: India


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