Blogs

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.  
19/07/2019 - 16:27
With emerging technological advances and increased dependency on electronic appliances, household energy consumption levels and demand for electricity have been steadily rising. Recently, Tamil Nadu recorded a peak demand of 16,151 MW during the month of April 2019.
10/07/2019 - 16:31
The objective of the Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) project at Kodungaiyur is to examine the human rights impact of business practices
10/06/2019 - 12:42
How safe is user data in the smart-product world? Extensive use of smart products can make users vulnerable to data theft. Read on to learn how you can try and secure your data by following some good practices.