This new study released by the Centre for Development Finance, IFMR, and IIT Madras evaluates the design of the eight climate missions of the country as developed by individual ministries using the principles laid out in the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) of the Prime Minister’s Council.

This report concentrates on the impacts of sea level rise as a result of climate change on coastal infrastructure, ecosystems and land in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

The leading academies of science in India have, at the request of the government, prepared a report that was expected to give an independent scientific review of transgenic crops and the proposed Biotechnology Regulatory Bill. But the Inter- Academy Report that has been prepared is disappointing on several fronts

One of the main consequences of climate change will be rising seas, which will cause tens to hundreds of millions of people to be flooded out of their homes in coastal areas and in many low-lying atoll nations, some of which will become untenable as states or entirely disappear.

Sea level rise and migration as adaptation: a paper presented by Sujatha Byravan at National climate research conference, IIT Delhi, March 5-6, 2010.

Climate migrants and exiles pose a unique challenge that requires a special international strategy, which only the United States, with its well-established and transparent regimes for legal immigration, has the experience and capacity to develop.