Environment, Geography, GS-1, GS-3, Uncategorized

Aerosols, land-use changes may greatly weaken monsoon

The South Asian Monsoon has been weakening since the 1950s with an increased incidence of extreme rainfall events. The monsoon is mainly driven by thermal contrast between the Indian subcontinent and the adjoining ocean. As the land warms up the air above the land surface is heated and rises up and is less dense than… Continue reading Aerosols, land-use changes may greatly weaken monsoon

Editorials, Uncategorized

Trying and testing the car formula

Article Link It’s been two weeks since the Delhi government implemented the Odd-even formula in the National Capital Region on a trial basis. Yet, there has not been any credible data to support the Delhi government’s claim that the odd-even trial has reduced pollution or improved air quality. Contrary to the claim, the quality of… Continue reading Trying and testing the car formula