IPCC’s new report sounds alarm bells for Mumbai

By Prof Anjal Prakash Mar 02, 2022

The new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday features multiple warning signs for Mumbai, which is one of the world’s most vulnerable cities with respect to climate change. “India has a 7,500 km coastline along which most of the megacities like Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai are situated. So, the impact of SLR, storm surges, cyclones, and rising sea surface temperatures are all high-risk factors for these megacities and adaptation is the primary solution,” said Anjal Prakash, who is author of IPCC 6th Assessment Report Working Group II. Read more in Hindustan Times | Indian Express | Deccan Herald Amar Ujala | Nagpur Today.