What are the different parts of a cyclone’s structure?

As cyclone Vardah wreaks havoc on coastal Tamil Nadu, here’s a handy guide to the terms weathermen use to describe different parts of a cyclone. The eye The eye of…

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Ambedkar’s birth anniversary to be observed as ‘Water Day’ in the country

Birth anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution B R Ambedkar (April 14), will be observed as "Water Day" in the country. The idea is to sensitise people about managing…

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Impact of Air Pollution on GDP

As per World Bank Disaster Management and Climate Change Unit Report, “India – Diagnostic Assessment of Select Environmental Challenges”, the cost of serious health consequences from Particulate Matter pollution is…

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What Marrakesh achieved, what’s ahead in climate change fight now

And yet, the outcomes from Marrakesh quicken the momentum to build a new global climate change architecture. Marrakesh did not have any major issue to resolve — its main agenda…

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India ranks 20th on 2017 Climate Change Performance Index

India has been ranked 20th in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2017, which underlined that countries like India are making "great efforts" in the fields of renewables and energy…

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