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Environment-2022" report, India is the fourth worst-hit country in the world when it comes to climate change-induced migration, with more than three million people forced to leave their homes in 2020-2021.
The highest number of migrations took place in China with more than 5 million people driven out of their homes due to weather-related disasters
India underestimating heatwave impact, more than 90% of the country at risk: Study
More than 90 per cent of the country is at risk of suffering losses in livelihood capacity, food grains yields, vector-borne disease spread and urban sustainability, according to a new study by the University of Cambridge
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating air quality
The spike in air pollution in the region is due to an increase in forest fires, which are increasing in number and severity due to climate change, and residential biomass burning. As well as the impacts on human health, pollutants cause extensive damage to the region's rich biodiversity and accelerate climate impacts
Amid Soaring Temperatures, Delhi Yet To Implement Heat Action Plan
If we assume they can respond in a way similar to the acclimatised rice harvesters described in a study by Sahu et al, this can mean around $266 billion lost on average per annum. If we use controlled lab studies, where the participants were more sensitive to heat, that goes to about $600 billion per year. I’d say those numbers are underestimates
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