Action points for India from the latest IPCC report

The UN agency’s report is not all about doomsday predictions. Its main focus is on evaluating the ways in which we can actually mitigate global warming.

On Monday, the United Nations’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, better known as IPCC,  issued its third and final report on the state of climate change and its impact. This report comes a month after its second report on the ongoing effects of climate change and humanity’s attempts to adapt to them. The two reports cover different subjects, but their tone and urgency is the same: we have a final chance to act, or else we’re staring at a bleak near- and long-term future.

Just consider the events that have unfolded in India in the period between the two reports. …


Nihar Gokhale

Nihar Gokhale led the Chaos coverage at The Morning Context. Nihar wrote on the environment, the economy and resource conflicts in India. He has reported from across the country on everything from displacement, pollution and environmental violations to land regulation, corruption and human rights. He was earlier associate editor at Land Conflict Watch, and his work has appeared in Scroll, The Wire, IndiaSpend, The Caravan and Mongabay India.

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