Author: T.V. Padma

Cities flooded as climate change leads to short bursts of intense rain

The travails of city dwellers in India due to flooding and waterlogging will only increase unless town planners account for climate change effects while designing storm water drains

In a typically Indian paradox, large parts of the country remain water-stressed for a greater part of the year, but reel under devastating floods or severe waterlogging after heavy downpours…Read More

Climate lens must for disaster management

There has to be closer integration between climate adaptation plans and management of disaster risks that also engages local communities deeply, new research shows

Although climate change would lead to more natural disasters such as cyclones, droughts and floods, the linkages between adaptation plans and disaster risk management are weak in India…Read More