Climate Change in India (Doc)

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Running head: CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIAClimate Change in IndiaName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIATable of Contents1.0 Future picture of climate change in India; where it may lead to if the causes of climatechange continues..............................................................................................................................22.0 Comparisonbetween India and other country suffering from climate change..........................23.0 Reference List............................................................................................................................4
2CLIMATE CHANGE IN INDIA1.0 Future picture of climate change in India; where it may lead to if the causes of climatechange continuesThe problem of climate change started when the average temperature of the earthincrease and it is now 15°C (BBC News 2018). It is also stated by experts that if climate changecontinues,summers in India could last for about 8 monthsdue to prolonged heat-waveconditions. The environmental condition of India will be a combination of heat and humidity andthis combination is known as "wet-bulb temperature". This temperature never crossed above32°C but scientists portrays that the temperature currently touch 31°C and if climate changecontinues, it will exceed 35°C (BBC News 2018). This weather is dangerous for workers mainlydoing outdoor jobs as their cardiovascular and respiratory conditions will get adverselyimpacted. Experts also says that India will be one of the most affected countries due to theincrease in population that will estimated to be 1.7 billion by 2050 according to arisk indexreleased at COP23(Nasir 2018). In addition to that, the monsoon problem in India will increasein the next 25 years as published in Hindustan Times (Hindustan Times 2018). The datarepresents that 25% and 40% of districts faced heavy rainfall and drought in 2017 (HindustanTimes 2018). Taken for instance, Bangaluru City faced 30% of its annual rain in a single day.So, it can be stated that the continuation of climate change will causewater crisis, moredroughts and rainfalls, cloudburstandchallenge to food security.2.0 Comparisonbetween India and other country suffering from climate changeIn South America, the agriculture is already impacted and in India also this effect will besoon witnessed and the effect will also be on the 48.8% of the India’s working populationcurrently employed for agricultural purpose (Hindustan Times 2018).Kumaret al.(2014)stated
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