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China has been subject to floods, droughts and heatwaves for millennia. However, in recent decades climate risks have been changing rapidly for different groups of people and sectors – posing a significant challenge for China’s policy makers. In this short video we describe how China has been working to understand and respond to climatic risk, based on research conducted for the Adapting to Climate Change in China project and published in a book, Climate Risk and Resilience, edited by two of the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group's in-house experts:

This documentary film from filmmaker Varial* chronicles the impacts of climate change and deforestation on the indigenous communities who live in and around the Maya Forest in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and their efforts to both combat it and adapt to it. The film captures stirring images and interviews emotionally depicting the toll that changing rain patterns have had on the Mayans, forcing them to adapt their agricultural practices and, in some cases, migrate to cities.

Sunita Narain, Director General Centre For Science and Environment, Delhi talks about the wins and losses from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Global warming isn't a distant threat anymore. The rising temperatures around the globe are directly affecting environmental factors and threatening to disrupt daily life.

What is the importance of climate change summit in Paris?

Climate Change: See how will the earth be affected if temperature rises by 2 degrees

The International Conference in Paris that is going to begin on 30th december aims at preventing the destruction caused due to natural calamities all over the world.

Ahead of the Paris climate summit, India has pledged to cut carbon emissions but said that even though coal is polluting, it will continue to dominate its power needs. The answer, says the government, lies in clean-coal power plants also called supercritical power plants.


Tonight, we begin a special series of NDTV Dialogues on the biggest challenge facing us globally: Climate Change. What is the world we will leave to our future generations will be discussed when global leaders meet in a landmark summit in Paris. Joining me on the show, Piyush Goyal, Minister of New & Renewable Energy, Power and Coal; Ashwani Kumar, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment.