This publication highlights not only the incidences and impacts of heat waves in Asia but also all the scientific and governance innovations designed to mitigate their damage. While instances of heat waves are on the rise across the world, Asia in particular seems to be reeling under an intense heat wave.

The 2018 Global Food Security Index provides a worldwide perspective on which countries are most and least vulnerable to food insecurity and how resource risks increase vulnerability.

The frequency, duration, and magnitude of extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and  variation in rainfall onset and cessation periods will continue to increase. Such stress may result in  significant shifts in the functioning of ecosystems. As climate change affects the capacity of ecosystems  to mitigate the effects of extreme event

Coimbatore: The state had witnessed a rise in temperature by 0.02C every year between 1951 and 2010 and it has affected the mercury levels in the day and at night, said a weather expert here on Tue

Nagpur: Rising air pollution in India is likely to have a significant impact on long-term rainfall patterns which can cause extensive financial losses, warns the latest United Nations report.

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