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India needs strategies to combat urban heat stress

High heat stress is making India’s cities unliveable, and it’s vital to devise ways to adapt to high urban temperatures across the country

With climate change leading to a rise in temperatures and rapid concretisation exacerbating urban heat island effect, it has become important to develop both mitigation and adaptation strategies to reduce and combat heat stress…Read More

Maharashtra’s climate action plan comes up short

Despite taking almost a decade to prepare a state action plan for climate change, the Maharashtra government has missed out on including issues related to thunderstorms, lightning and air pollution

Eight years after the central government’s direction to formulate a state action plan on climate change, and seven years after awarding the contract for a vulnerability assessment study…Read More