Southeast Asia is suffering from a weeks-long heat wave. India has been hardest hit, with more than 300 people losing their lives to heat-related illness in the past month. Water has become a more precious resource than ever.
India is probably the only place where the principles of biodynamic farming, which began in Germany over 90 years ago, and has its share of adherents and skeptics worldwide, are culturally accepted without questioning.
Sebastian Vettel may have lost the title but he showed his quality with victory in Brazil. Valteri Bottas took second place despite starting on pole, while Lewis Hamilton finished fourth after starting in the pits.
India is at the top of the list of nations expected to be worst hit by the adverse effects of climate change. It is striving to overcome the problem by advancing strategies like investing massively in renewable energy.
This year's COP23 has built on innovative solutions that were introduced in COP21. This included changing our understanding of carbon's function, says Indian environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva.
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