global warming

‘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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Audio podcast: Another climate summit big on words, small on action
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Ashraf Engineer November 6, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. You would have heard about the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, popularly known as COP26, that was inaugurated in Glasgow, Scotland,...
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Audio podcast: Lakshadweep – from idyllic archipelago to eco flashpoint
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Ashraf Engineer August 18, 2021 The government’s plans to convert Lakshadweep into a tourism powerhouse has enraged locals and environmentalists, who point to the ecological hazards posed by the projects and the “attacks on identity, culture, religion and land”. Rohan...
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Audio podcast: Climate change is altering the Indian monsoon
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Ashraf Engineer August 7, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. It’s been a harrowing monsoon for many parts of the country. The torrential rain had killed at least 112 people at the time of...
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