‘Humans indirectly impact wildfire outbreaks’

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have assessed the influence of human activities on extreme fire weather risk, and found that greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution have distinct regional impacts on wildfire outbreaks. Continue Reading

Editorial: Cool & hot

Even as Delhi, which is shivering under an intense spell of cold wave for two weeks, experienced its coldest recorded December day on Monday, with the maximum temperature being at just 9.4 degrees Celsius, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of the premier higher educational institutions in the capital, on Monday said it will implement the new hostel manual from Wednesday, with its Vice-Chancellor appealing to the students to call off their strike. Continue Reading