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.
Global warming is projected to alleviate PM2.5 pollution in Delhi by decreasing pollution-favorable weather days and increasing clean-favorable weather days.
Trees tell of a wetter past along the Brahmaputra River and, combined with climate modeling, suggest heightened future flood risks in one of the world’s most densely populated areas.
A new study found significant increases in the intensity, frequency, and duration of cyclonic storms over the Arabian Sea. Is the west coast prepared?
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.
Experts recommend reforestation campaigns to combat siltation at Bhakra Dam, one of the first infrastructure projects pursued by India after independence.
The western Indian Ocean has been warming at a rate faster than any other region in the tropical oceans, a pattern that is contributing to more frequent and intense storm activity.
One state in India shows how policies that give women access to better resources has a real impact on mortality.
Seismic velocity patterns beneath the Deccan Traps region in western India reveal its volcanic history.