Modi’s climate challenges.

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi poised to begin his third term, India will have to grapple with extreme heat, scarce groundwater supply and its coal habit, NYT reports.

With more than half of all Indians relying on farming, a shortage of groundwater combined with extreme heat and flooding fueled by climate change is something Modi's government has to address.

Amena H. Saiyid

Washington D.C. Correspondent