Floods in Europe and lessons for India – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction Climate change and global warming will continue to cause extreme climatic events. Across the world, countries are being confronted with situations of either too little or too much water and droughts interspersed with floods. Rainfall has become unpredictable. The recent floods in Europe are a wake-up call for us to adopt the Dutch mantra,… Continue reading Floods in Europe and lessons for India – Explained, Pointwise

Sudden release of water from dams worsened Kerala floods

The amicus curiae appointed by the Kerala High Court has filed a report stating that main cause behind 2018 Kerala floods was heavy rainfall but poor dam management aggravated the damage during floods. The Kerala HC had appointed an amicus curiae based on a public interest litigation filed by former bureaucrat E. Sreedharan. The amicus… Continue reading Sudden release of water from dams worsened Kerala floods