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Climate action must follow idea of antyodaya, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on ministers of the member countries of the intergovernmental forum G20 to deliver a strong communique on the climate crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addresses G20 ministers in Chennai. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 11:02 AM IST

‘If you do want to invest in a house, head for the hills’

As Mumbai experienced incessant rain through this month, Goenka looked back at the first deluge the city experienced in its recent history, and spoke to HT about what lies ahead

A flood-free Mumbai is a fairy tale. Even if one were to stop all destruction of mangroves, salt pan lands, construction of “infrastructure” projects in sensitive areas and clean up and desilt our water bodies -- which obviously is not happening -- the extreme sea level rise (SLR) over the next 20 years, along with our already compromised drainage system, will ensure that Mumbai will get flooded. Our municipal commissioner has admitted this. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Global Coastal Cities Summit: Extreme flooding, sea level rise, heat warning for city; experts urge action

Koll, who is also a lead author of an IPCC’s special report on oceans and climate change, was speaking at the first leg of ‘Global Coastal Cities Summit’ held at Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba, on Tuesday

Global Coastal Cities Summit: Extreme flooding, sea level rise, heat warning for city; experts urge action
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:50 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Why the Pacific islands are key

The islands sit on vital sea routes and might hold the key in the battle for the Indo-Pacific. Countering China is, therefore, crucial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 3rd Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea (PIB)
Updated on May 26, 2023 08:31 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Cause and Effect | Is the world on the brink of multiple tipping points?

Tipping points are conditions or thresholds beyond which changes in the climate system become self-perpetuating and can lead to abrupt and irreversible impacts.

Steam rises from the coal-fired power plant near wind turbines Niederaussem, Germany, as the sun rises on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Germany cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 2% last year, beating previous estimates but still falling far short of the cuts needed to meet its medium-term climate goals. (AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 07:53 PM IST
ByTannu Jain
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