Blogs

11/05/2020 - 15:04
The world has come to a standstill thanks to a microscopic thing. Sumana zooms out to take a look at the big picture - how did this happen and what does it portend for the future?
11/05/2020 - 12:25
Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) conducted capacity building programmes for students of 7th to 10th standard  in the
30/04/2020 - 14:51
This article serves as a ready reckoner for us to eat healthy during quarantine times and lists out food categories that contain high trans fat. 
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?
28/04/2020 - 12:43
Recently, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) conducted capaci
31/03/2020 - 15:58
Is Chennai’s public transit beyond help? How hard is it to navigate? Sumana takes a bus, train, and metro to understand what ails the system and challenges you to take the 30 day Public Transit Challenge
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.  
15/02/2020 - 08:52
Harish conducts a road safety assessment of eight schools in Chennai and highlights the hurdles faced by children daily.
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. 
21/01/2020 - 19:30
CAG organised a state-level Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) meeting on November 07, 2019, in Chennai. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the progress of the ECCs in seven districts of Tamil Nadu and to understand and address the challenges faced by them.