Cambridge Zero Fellow Dr Ramit Debnath captured global headlines with new research in the PLOS Climate journal:
Killer heatwaves endanger India's development
Deadly heatwaves fuelled by climate change in 2022 made almost 90 percent of Indians more vulnerable to public health issues, food shortages and increased risks of death, a new study from researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Read more about this crucial study.
Press coverage includes:
- Bloomberg: India’s Heat Waves Endanger Development of Most Populous Nation
- Reuters: India's heatwaves putting economy, development goals at risk - study
- US News: India's Heat Is Underestimated, Harming Progress, Study Says
- Washington Post: India's heat is underestimated, harming progress, study says
- Al Jazeera: India’s heat putting economy, development goals at risk: Study
- Times of India: Caught in the wave: All of Delhi at 'danger mark' on heat index
- DownTo Earth: India underestimating heatwave impact, more than 90% of the country at risk: Study
- Hindustan Times: More Delhi areas at risk of facing heatwaves: Study
- Press Trust of India: 90 percent of India, entire Delhi in 'danger zone' of heatwave impacts: Study
- Business Recorder: India's heatwaves putting economy, development goals at risk
- Business Standard: Heat wave: States on alert; Grid braces for record peak power demand