climate change

‘Social justice is entwined with the climate conversation’
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Ashraf Engineer November 23, 2022 The climate crisis is also a justice crisis. Across India, in the name of development, the government refuses to listen to communities most affected by climate impacts – tribals driven out of their forest homes...
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India will have 5 crore internal climate refugees by 2050
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Ashraf Engineer November 19, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change –...
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The duality of the monsoon and how it affects you
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Ashraf Engineer October 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The Indian monsoon has officially ended, with the country recording “above normal” rainfall – 6% more than the long-term average. So why...
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‘Definition of forests changed to show more cover, suit biz lobby’
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Ashraf Engineer August 10, 2022 The government claims forest cover has risen by 2,261 sq km, but the figure is hotly contested by experts. They point out that, shockingly, it’s the result of the legal definition of a forest being...
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‘Food loss has multiple dimensions – economic, social, environmental’
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Ashraf Engineer June 22, 2022 There is a gargantuan amount of post-harvest food loss – which occurs in the crops’ journey from farm to retailer – in India due to inefficient supply chains. Nearly 40% of the food we produce...
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Audio podcast: India’s heatwave: how soaring temperatures impact you and society
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Ashraf Engineer May 14, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. It’s been a cruel, cruel summer. Satellite images showed that surface land temperatures exceeded 60 degrees Celsius in some parts of North India at...
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Audio podcast: View water security through a gender lens
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Ashraf Engineer April 9, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. For most of us, turning on the tap and filling a cup or vessel with water is something we take for granted....
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Audio podcast: India faces economic, social turmoil due to climate change
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Ashraf Engineer March 26, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. You must have noticed how hot it’s gotten over the past couple of weeks. The heat wave, which usually occurs towards the...
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Audio podcast: ‘Stop developmental projects in tiger areas, invest more in lesser-known forests’
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Ashraf Engineer February 9, 2022 126 tigers died in India in 2021, the most since data began being compiled, for reasons ranging from habitat loss to poaching and from habitat fragmentation to hunting of the tiger’s prey species by locals...
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Audio podcast: ‘Carbon capture technology can help India balance emissions’
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Ashraf Engineer January 12, 2022 Air pollution in India is so bad that it could be reducing life expectancy of millions by up to nine years. One of the solutions could be carbon capture, utilisation and storage technology as a...
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