While technology plays an important role in combating climate change, without addressing fossil fuels we don't stand a fighting chance. This edition of St(o)ppwatch brings you news on just transition, interesting interdisciplinary linkages and much more!
As digital transactions are set to overtake all other forms of financial transaction, laypeople are often confused and concerned about how they can keep these transactions safe. This pamphlet captures key information on digital safety - both the risks and the redressal mechanisms.
A recent Brown University study unveils novel insights into temperature-induced coral bleaching. This paves the way for innovative models and urgent avenues of future research in understanding marine ecosystems.
CAG’s study on Tamil Nadu’s fare free bus for women scheme found that women saved, on average, Rs 601 to Rs 800 per month. They used this money for their family -on household needs, education, and healthcare. Full report out soon! Follow us to learn more.
Pedestrian infrastructure plays a pivotal role in enabling mobility for everyone, especially individuals with disabilities. Almost every journey commences or concludes on foot, and if the initial or final steps of that journey are inaccessible, the entire trip becomes challenging or even impossible. On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December), let's look at the ways we can design our pedestrian infrastructure to be inclusive for all.
As per IQ Air report, 12 Indian cities were listed among the top 15 most polluted cities globally. This Air Pollution challenge remains a complex issue that requires sustained efforts & innovative solutions to protect public health & the environment.
A recent Nature Communications study of the populations of 19 bird & mammal species found that 70% of these populations are susceptible to extinction over the next few decades as the rate of their evolution significantly lags behind the rapid rate of #ClimateChange.
The Government of India has published road crash data for 2022 and the numbers are staggering - crashes have increased by 11.9% since 2021! These figures highlight the urgent need for road safety measures. Together, let's drive change and work towards safer roads!
Consumer Protection is one of CAG's core areas of work and as part of our efforts to educate and inform consumers on various consumer issues and related happenings, including our own activities, we publish "Consumer Update", a bi-monthly e-newsletter.