Katowice COP 24 Conference – Key Outcomes & Issues

Reading Time: 4 mins Recently, negotiators from 196 countries finalized a rulebook for the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement at the climate change conference held in Katowice, Poland. Katowice meet is the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24). This highlights the strong support among people of all nations for urgent action to avert dangerous climate change.

Climate Smart Agriculture in India – Benefits and Key Initiatives

Reading Time: 5 mins India’s agricultural sector has seen a considerable threat from climate change and it directly impacts the daily lives of farmers. A study found that climate change could have contributed to the deaths of more than 50,000 farmers or farm workers over the last 30 years. Thus the efforts to make agriculture resilient to climate must be increased and sustained in order to avoid the impacts of a warming world.

Farmers’ Suicides in India – Reasons, Initiatives, Challenges & Solutions

Reading Time: 8 mins Recently, farmers from various regions of the country marched to Delhi to register their protest against the government’s neglect of farmers’ demands. Poor earnings of the farmers led to the never-ending distress in the agricultural sector and this resulted in the increasing number of farmer suicides. These worrying realities call for an appropriate policy response and sustainable alternatives to the current agricultural methods.

[Premium] IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 C – Highlights and Analysis

Reading Time: 5 mins The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently released a special report on the measures the world requires to take to prevent global average temperatures from increasing beyond 1.5 degree C compared to pre-industrial times.