Conventional energy resources are fast depleting and therefore alternative resources are required to sustain the fast progress and development of any nation. This
situation is more pertinent to India where fast growing population and developmental activities are posing major challenges to the government as the country has
limited resources of energy. Therefore, focused research should be intensified to explore the potential of geothermal energy resources in India. Realizing its
This paper argues that climate change adaptation policies often fail to gain priority status both nationally and locally. While the most severe impacts of climate change are being felt through major disasters, less dramatic events go unnoticed wreaking havoc on local livelihoods.