Rajasthan Is Getting More Rain. That’s Not Good News

Tilonia, Rajasthan: Shambhuji Sain took to farming as a teenager, learning from his grandfather and father during an era when the heat, winds and rain intermingled in a steady pattern, and the annual ...

As Climate Change Depletes Forests, One Of India’s Greenest States Turns To Its People

Mawphlang/Cherrapunji/Shillong: As he walked around the sacred forest grove, government pump operator and village council member Borhlang Blah, 27, recalled a time when it rained at least once during ...

On The Gangetic Plain, 600 Million Indians Feel Effects Of Air Pollution And Changing Climate

Varanasi: It’s 6.30 pm in the northern Indian city of Varanasi on a cool January evening. Darkness is yet to fall but visibility already has. The cars on its teeming streets are hard to see from jus...

As Climate Change Grows More Intense, Women In Battered Coastal Odisha Step Up

Bhadrak, Odisha: Hanging from the ceiling of the one-room mud hut that is Dayamanti Biswal’s home are two baskets fashioned out of rope. During the annual floods that sweep this corner of eastern In...

Bengali-Speaking Students In Kannada-Medium Bengaluru School Reveal Journey Of Climate-Change Refugees From Disappearing Islands

Bengaluru (Karnataka) & Mousuni (West Bengal):  Two years back when theatre director Nimi Ravindran, 43, got a grant to teach theatre to students at a public school, she was confident her fluency...

Homes Disappear, Walls Crumble As India’s Coasts–Battered By Human Activity–Are Now Ravaged By Climate Change

Honnavar, Karnataka: First, in 2011, the sea took away some of their land. Three years later, the waves demolished a section of their home. That is when Budhwant Karvi, 40, knew it was time to move bu...

In The Himalayas, Living The Crisis That The IPCC Report Warns Of

Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh: “Prithvi garam ho rahi hai [the earth is warming],” said trek guide Karan Sharma, pointing at the 20,000-foot Indrasan peak in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal ...