Drought – GBRI
 

It has already been widely reported how Australian bushfires have claimed the lives of nearly one billion animals. Now the unrelenting heat and severe drought-like conditions in the country are about to cause the death of another 10,000. Aboriginal officials announced Tuesday on Facebook that a “major operation” to control feral camel herds on the […]

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After grappling with drought-like conditions since quite some time now, California is increasingly focusing on sustainable, resilient and reliable water solutions. Paso Robles, California, recently announced the completion of the Tertiary Treatment Facilities at its wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), which is one of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects in the history of the 130-year-old […]

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Climate change is messing with the monsoon in India, making seasonal rains more intense and less predictable. Worse, decades of short-sighted government policies are leaving millions of Indians defenseless in the age of climate disruptions – especially the poor. In some parts of the country like Mumbai, monsoon brings heavy rainfall leading to flooded streets, […]

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Around 50% of India is facing drought-like conditions, with the Central government issuing ‘drought advisory’ to six states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu –  urging them to use water judiciously. With 80% of districts in Karnataka and 72% in Maharashtra hit by drought and crop failure, the 8 million farmers in […]

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