Rising temperatures can put our water security in serious jeopardy

What does this intense heat wave that has hit large parts of India so early this summer really mean?

What does this intense heat wave that has hit large parts of India so early this summer really mean?

“It means that this is the age of climate change; it also means that how we deal with our water in the coming days will determine whether we will survive such extreme climatic conditions,” said Sunita Narain, director general, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

“I am saying this because we all know that climate change impacts are about heat — increased and scorching temperatures — and about variable and extreme rain. Both have a direct correlation with…read more

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