Blogs

11/06/2021 - 14:55

The world is moving at a progressive pace. In the past decade, India, in particular, has advanced leaps and bounds in the areas of science, industry and technology. It is considered as one of the world's fastest growing major economies.

26/05/2021 - 13:00

Coal based power plants, which produce three-quarters of India's electricity, are among the most inefficient, water intensive and polluting in the world.

19/05/2021 - 15:19

On World Earth Day, the 21st of April 2021, forty world leaders convened for a virtual climate summit.

15/01/2021 - 23:02

A recent project helped me gain a brief insight on the climate crisis that communities around us are facing. Until then, like most others, I was partly oblivious and in denial about this serious issue engulfing our earth. The more research I did, the more perturbed I got. I am unable to shake off this gory image of the ‘metaphorical Mother Earth’ in a hot spot. (Pun intended).

15/08/2020 - 19:25

Ancient India had few environmental regulations that can be read in Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ and on the fifth pillar edict of Emperor Ashoka. In the era before Indian independence in 1947, though there were no laws, there were cultural boundaries and respect for nature in the hearts of people of all ages and gender. 

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.

15/06/2020 - 19:33

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.