It has been a double whammy for migrant workers fleeing the unprecedented Kerala floods back home to the Sundarbans in West Bengal, a region that is anyway facing the brunt of climate change.
India’s Kerala has been hit by extreme monsoon rainfall and floods.
The rapid expansion of wind and solar power capacity in India is set to expand the employment market by as much as 300,000, according to the International Labour Organisation.
Is climate change changing the monsoon?
A new study details that India could see a dramatic rise in heat waves events which could be fatal.
To cope with changing rainfall patterns and crop failures, some farmers in northern Karnataka have restarted growing organic cotton varieties that require much lower inputs and water to cultivate.
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