Water has defined and redefined social boundaries for eons, while facilitating the formation of class and caste identities. The Brahmaputra Valley in Assam is a thriving case-in-point.
It will need fundamental change to keep global warming within 1.5 degrees, but not doing so will cost much more, warns Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Administrators of cities across the world underline the importance of urban centres in tackling climate change at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.
The recent deluge in the southern Indian state of Kerala contains crucial lessons in sustainable development and disaster preparedness.
Changing rainfall patterns and rising temperatures will cost India 2.8% of its GDP and will drag down living standards of half its population by 2050, according to a World Bank study.
A study by Indian climatologists has for the first time established a direct correlation between human activity-induced greenhouse gas emissions and increased temperatures across the country.
The signs of water stress are almost everywhere in Pakistan – in the form of water scarcity, resource depletion, and contamination.