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Extreme heat shaves billions off India’s GDP

Developing nations are demanding a financial mechanism to deal with climate disasters at the global summit in Bonn, even as heat waves start affecting millions of workers in countries like India and China

Jagdish Patra had not being feeling too well since over a month. The 53-year-old worked as a security guard at a large garment store in eastern India’s Bhubaneswar city…Read More

Climate risk perilously high in India

The Global Climate Risk Index 2018 released at the Bonn summit shows that India is alarmingly vulnerable – resulting in many deaths and huge economic losses

A risk index released at the COP23 this week places India as one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The South Asian nation ranks sixth among the most…Read More