Once a thriving farming community, the villages of rural India now faced an alarming crisis. Rising suicide rates among farmers had aroused concern from experts… Read More »Climate change and droughts: Why Indian farmers are taking their own lives?
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The recent data from the United Nations’ global drought map, unveiled at the onset of the COP28 climate talks in Dubai, reveals a stark reality:… Read More »Drought Map: 23 countries in emergency, including India
In Kamrauli village of Pipradhi block located in Shivhar district, Bihar, only 30-40 per cent of paddy has been sown so far. The low groundwater… Read More »Drought like situation in Bihar’s flood prone areas
The gradual impacts of worsening droughts caused by climate change could force around 145 million people in the Global South to relocate within their own… Read More »How droughts can leave people with nowhere to go?
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Aridity Anomaly Outlook Index revealed that about 78 per cent of India’s districts are experiencing drought-like conditions from May… Read More »Drought crisis hits over 500 districts in India: IMD’s latest report
Drought is one of those natural events that affect not just the area and its citizens but specifically the agriculture of the place. Over three… Read More »Which are the Indian States that Face the Most Drought?
The Northeast region of India, despite receiving the heaviest monsoon rains in the country, is increasingly becoming more drought-prone than Rajasthan, which receives the lowest… Read More »Northeast India more prone to drought than Rajasthan: CSE report
The distortion of the water cycle, particularly its extremes (droughts and rains), will be among the consequences of climate change in the future. This is… Read More »Droughts and rains could be more extreme, due to global warming
A new study by the Oxford School of Geography said that more than 90% of the world’s population is projected to face increased risks due… Read More »Effects of extreme heat & drought will affect 90% of population