Blogs

13/07/2020 - 14:58

In this article, we dwell on the possible reasons for the three accidents that took place on May 7. We find that these accidents show a red card to the draft EIA 2020 notification, and contemplate on victims getting justice and propose a way forward to prevent such tragedies in future.

13/07/2020 - 13:32

On June 18, the Prime Minister launched the auction of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining with no end-use or pricing restriction, giving a free hand to private players from India and abroad to come and plunder natural resources for the economic benefit of a few corporates.

15/05/2020 - 11:12

Temperatures recorded in the city over the past 75 years show the city has been warming at an unprecedented pace since the 1990s, and will be worrisomely warm by 2050

 
28/04/2020 - 12:45

There is euphoria of breathing clean air amid the stress and despair of the COVID-19 pandemic. How true is it for Chennai? Does the lockdown hold any clues to mitigate air pollution?

30/03/2020 - 16:00

A smattering of the insights we gleaned and the lessons we unlearned in talking climate emergency to college and school students.

 
04/02/2020 - 16:27

Do you know that every change you make - no matter how little - can go a long way in tackling climate emergency? Take the pledge to change one thing today. This blog combines 29 simple and doable sustainability pledges that you can adopt in your day-to-day life. CAG ran this campaign in February 2020 as part of the Climate Action Month, Chennai 2020. 

14/01/2020 - 19:24

Chennai woke up to smoke filled skies that spurred this blog on harmful health effects of air pollution on Bhogi mornings, and a request to celebrate smoke-free Bhogi next year.

24/04/2019 - 11:52

Ground level ozone is a major air pollutant and is known to negatively impact human health and agricultural output. This blog delves into the details of ozone pollution and its impact on climate and health.

09/04/2019 - 09:50

Ambient air pollution is a major global threat to health and wellbeing of global population. This blog delves into the contribution of different sectors to the pollutants in the air we breathe.

 
07/03/2019 - 14:08

In January 2019, India had her first ever national programme launched to ameliorate air pollution crisis. The NCAP document leaves one slightly disappointed at the opportunity lost to have a significant and timely impact on abating air pollution in India.