Blogs

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 - 15:36
This blog is a summary of the capacity building sessions conducted in 7 schools in and around Chennai. The objective was to spread awareness about electricity/energy related topics.
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.
13/01/2020 - 14:40
Under fire from the media and citizens on business contribution towards the plastic pollution crisis, companies are increasingly pushing out plastic reduction goals, targets and schemes in an effort to clean up their image. This blog examines the impact of Unilever’s plastic reduction commitment.  
31/12/2019 - 12:09
CAG conducted a four-day training programme for the students of B.Voc-Sustainable Energy Management from Stella Maris College for Women. This blog summarises the proceedings of the training programme went and topics learned by the students.
09/12/2019 - 11:05
What is trans fat and why is it a silent killer? This blog explains how trans fat came to be produced and how it can affect your health.
20/11/2019 - 16:33
Should surge pricing by Uber and Ola be controlled? What about the reports of lack of passenger safety? Sumana explores the controversies swirling around cab aggregators and the attempts, in India and elsewhere, to regulate them.
23/10/2019 - 12:22
A global treaty on plastics is the need of the hour if we are to tackle the seemingly insurmountable problem of plastic pollution in an efficient and holistic manner that deals with the problem at its roots. This article by Apoorva Ramaswamy establishes the urgency of establishing a convention at the global level, in lieu of the limitations within national/city level efforts and current international legal solutions to the plastic problem.