Disha Shetty


Environment Stories

Disha has reported on two series for IndiaSpend focussed on environment. The first one was called 'India's climate change hotspots'. For this series Disha travelled to several states across India over a period of six months, and combined ground reporting with data, scientific evidence and narrative long-form writing. 

Her second series was a collaboration with Tish Sanghera and Pankhuri Kumar. Called 'Environment Undone', the series looked at how India was opening up its protected areas to infrastructure projects and examined the ecological and economic costs of doing so. 

More Floods, Storms, Erratic Rains: India's Future, As Planet Warms

New York: About 560 million people along India’s 7,500-km long coastline are at risk of inundation. More floods are likely along the Ganga and Brahmaputra. The monsoon will become more uncertain. Stronger cyclones may strike the western coast. These are some of the predictions made for India by experts interpreting the findings of the latest climate-change report, released on September 25, 2019, by the Intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), the United Nations (UN) body that assesses
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