The Science Behind Climate Change
Apr05

The Science Behind Climate Change

Climate change is one of the major issues being discussed globally for a long time.  It is now more certain than ever, that humans are changing Earth’s climate. But what is science behind the phenomenon of climate change? Basil Mathew, former Associate Director of Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory ( NPOL), Kochi writes all about it. “Climate change is real. There will always be uncertainty in understanding a system as...

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Global Warming Beware, Dog Days are Ahead!
Apr05

Global Warming Beware, Dog Days are Ahead!

Global warming is aggravating with it’s tell tale impacts on life on this planet earth as the climate is changing beyond our endurance. The relationship between water, energy, agriculture and climate is a significant one. More and more, that relationship is falling out of balance jeopardizing food, water and energy security. Yes, climate change is a phenomenon we can no longer deny as its effects have become increasingly evident...

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Tackling Climate Change,  A Tough Task for India
Apr05

Tackling Climate Change, A Tough Task for India

With India irrevocably committed to the historic Paris agreement on climate change, complying with the rather tough provisions of the agreement is going to be an uphill task for India. However India is determined to follow it in letter and spirit if the assertions by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the conclave and later are any indication. Modi has repeatedly said that the country needs to address climate change, not because of...

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Climate Change poses Manifold Threats
Mar05

Climate Change poses Manifold Threats

Notwithstanding the debates as to whether the issue of climate Change is that much alarming or not, the real impacts of this Lurking danger are before our very eyes. The rising sea level, Extreme winter and summer and its impact on agriculture yield cannot be taken lightly. It is high time the policy makers and the Public wake up to these realties and chalk out a road map to counter these challenges for a safer tomorrow. This article...

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