New technology is bringing better connectivity to remote areas, helping farmers improve crop yields and allowing fisherfolk to venture more safely out into the sea.
The frequencies of heat waves and heat-induced mortality have soared in India. Now government agencies and research organizations are developing city-specific action plans to mitigate heat impacts.
The number and intensity of floods are increasing—they can inundate neighborhoods in Chennai in just 15 minutes. New models can pinpoint and help warn vulnerable areas hours or even days in advance.
One state in India shows how policies that give women access to better resources has a real impact on mortality.