A view of Rajpath road engulfed in haze, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
At current emission rates, a child born today will face lifelong health impacts of climate change, according to a new report. By the time he or she turns 71, the world will be 4 degrees-Celsius (deg-C) warmer than the pre-industrial levels of the mid-1700s.
Indian children, who are already exposed to bad air and are particularly susceptible
to malnutrition and infectious diseases, will experience greater impacts of climate change, as we explain later.
Here are some of the ways in which climate change will impact the lives of children from infancy to old age, as
First Published: Nov 14 2019 | 8:09 AM IST