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Climate change could put 4.5% of India’s GDP at risk: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 9, 2020

Climate change and global warming may hit India’s GDP within a decade, a report published by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has said. By 2030, temperatures in India could reach such levels that outdoor workers may be forced to cut short their daylight working hours to...

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Air pollution costs India $150 billion a year

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2020

Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is generating economic losses of $8 billion a day, according to a Greenpeace report. That’s about 3.3% of global gross domestic product, or $2.9 trillion per year, according to a report from Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Center for...

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India ranks 5th in Global Climate Risk Index

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

India is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change, according to a report released by Environment think tank, Germanwatch. In the Climate Risk Index 2020, India’s rank has worsened from the 14th spot in 2017 to 5th in 2018 in the global vulnerability ladder. India...

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Understanding The Economic Consequences Of Climate Change For India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

As per a report authorized by the UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India's exposure and high vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change could hinder its economic...

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