Editorial – Policy Watch – Parliamentary Committee recommends for a National Policy on Forest Fires !!!

2017-01-31T03:35:41+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, Polity|Tags: , |

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, under the Chairpersonship of Renuka Chowdhury, Member of Parliament presented its Two Hundred and Ninety-third Report on ‘Forest Fires and its Effect on Environment, Forests, Bio-diversity and Wildlife and remedial/preventive measures’ to both the Houses of Parliament on [...]

Editorial – Environment watch – India & Climate Change – Vulnerability and Adaptability !!!

2017-01-31T03:53:56+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, Environment|Tags: |

By 2050, India will experience a temperature rise of 1-4°C and rainfall will increase by 9-16 per cent. This will have a detrimental effect on farmers. Sensitivity 12 states*  have districts that are highly sensitive to climate change Sensitivity is the degree to which a region gets affected by climate-related [...]

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