# CLIMATE IMPACT
Over 600 mn people in India would be exposed to dangerous heat at 2.7°C global warming: Study
Assuming a future population of 9.5 billion people, India would have the greatest population, more than 600 million, exposed at 2.7°C global warming. At 1.5°C, this figure would be far lower, at about 90 million.
The impact of changing patterns of Western Disturbances and La Niña on warmer winters
According to meteorologists, the anomaly in the temperatures and rainfall is the result of alterations in the weather patterns. The intensity as well as frequency of Western Disturbances have been on the lower side this winter season.
Joshimath subsidence demonstrates risks of unplanned, rampant development in fragile areas: Experts
NTPC in particular has been called out for its unchecked development in vulnerable areas exacerbating the impacts of climate change, which is a force multiplier. Joshimath is a clear example of what should not be done in the Himalayas, say experts