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Flash Droughts in India

What are Flash Droughts The climate of India is fascinating in many ways. It gives life to agriculture, festivals, diverse lifestyles with its seasonal rhythm. However, India also witnesses all grades of disasters brought about by extremes of these seasons- by the virtue of nature or due to human interferences. One such less-researched and lesser-known […]

Puy-de-Dôme in the Auvergne : France

Puy-de-Dôme in the Auvergne : France In the heart of the Massif Central in France, is a range of about 80 extinct volcanoes, the Puys or Dômes, which testify to the recent volcanic activity (15000 years ago) of the region. They have also been described as “textbook volcanoes,” being remarkably well preserved with well-defined summit […]

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Stubble burning: Causes Impacts and Alternatives

What is Stubble Burning? Stubble burning refers to the practice of burning the kharif crop of paddy’s residue to prepare the field for the Rabi crop. Stubble burning has been a cause of severe air pollution in the month of September-October in Delhi NCR Region. Majority of the stubble burning takes place in the states […]

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GTAM – Green Term Ahead Market : Launched

GTAM: Green Term Ahead Market Q.Explain Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM)?   Union Power Minister RK Singh recently launched the ‘Green Term Ahead Market’ (GTAM) in the power sector. GTAM is an alternative model intended to provide renewable energy producers the facility to sell electricity in the open market without a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA). […]

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Can Bhutan save itself from the Clutches of Climate Change?

Bhutan Climate Change: The threat of climate change is getting more real as the days pass. It is not a new observation that there are certain countries, particular places and communities which are directly facing the threat. Among the countries in the Himalayan abode- Bhutan is seriously at the changing climate and its consequences. It […]