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Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Environment, India | 0 comments

Report: Climate Change Contributing to Increased Suicide Rates Among Indian Farmers

A report released this week found that climate change is part of the reasons why Indian farmers are increasingly destitute and committing suicide. Each year, 130,000 people die by suicide in India, many of them farmers in significant debt. This review of three decades of weather and suicide data marks the first effort to quantify theā€¦