Summer heat in the northern plains sees tourists flocking in huge numbers to Shimla, Kullu-Manali and the scenic Rohtang Pass. But just look at what it does to the ecology and the regular lives of citizens here.
Delhi supplies the cheapest electricity compared to most other mega cities. That, combined with badly designed buildings and poor AC standards, is leading to a whopping, unsustainable consumption of energy, finds a CSE analysis.
Summers have been known to be cruel in Jaipur, but the rise in average temperatures this summer is clear and perceptible. Studies also indicate that the pink city is likely to experience the worst effects of climate change in the future.