Heatwaves: No Relief in Sight for Daily Wagers in Cities

By Prof Anjal Prakash May 01, 2022

Anjal Prakash shares his views in a story on how the increase in heatwaves over the last few years affected the productivity and the lives of daily wage earners. He said, "Some of the key findings of the latest IPCC report include the affirmation on global warming and heat waves that has implications for India. Every additional half-degree of warming causes an increase in the intensity and frequency of heat-related extreme weather and drought in some regions. India's 54% of landmass is arid and semi-arid, which is being directly impacted by these changes." Read more Here.