The year saw the hottest July ever recorded with the warmest heatwave in 5 years killing over 200 people
Set up in 1941, the dump exceeded its capacity in the 1960s and reached critical mass in 2012.
Another report states that 600 million people in India are at risk from the effects of climate change
The Western Ghats in Karnataka lost 20,000 hectares over the last 17 years due to increasing urbanisation and development of tourist resorts
Ambient noise was in 80-85 dB range which is double the restrictions for residential areas
Nearly 36 million people in India could be affected by annual coastal flooding by 2050
At least 11 states have built one lakh kilometre of roads using discarded plastic
Some Durga Puja pandals are choosing to be eco-friendly and raising awareness on climate change and pollution