Like any other state in India, Tamil Nadu principally relies on coal for its energy production which is a major contributor to climate change and raises the vulnerability of Tamil Nadu and other Indian states to frequent natural disasters and extreme weather events. Public concern about climate change was largely informed via media consumption. It's important for climate change to become a bigger part of the national conversation, along with what's causing it: the burning of oil, gas and coal and the media has a big role to play in it. During this workshop, reputed journalist, Mr. Bhasker Tripathi spoke about how upcoming journalists can engage more people on the issue of climate change and how to tell the story of the climate change and tell it accurately.
CAG in collaboration with Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women conducted a media workshop titled "Media as a catalyst for clean and sustainable power generation" with a focus on how upcoming journalists can engage more people on the issue of climate change and how to tell the story of the climate crisis and tell it accurately.
The proposed INR 4,000 crore Deep Ocean Mission is a disaster in the making and the government should halt this dangerous step immediately. This edition of St(o)ppwatch brings you news on climate injustice, effects of climate denial and much more!
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. Despite these advancements, gender inequality still continues to be one of India's major societal problems.
In this edition, we help you understand the concept of 'net-zero'. And is working towards 'net-zero' going to halt global warming? We also bring you good news from India - the Mahila Housing SEWA Trust is creating women climate leaders. Read through to discover even more!
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). In my imagination, our earth is literally being set ablaze and I must say that it is not a sight for the sore eyes.
This blog reveals the large public investors and creditors exposure to coal mining, coal based power production and transmission industries in India, their standing compared to global peers and investments in renewable energy sector.
The common misconception is that poor countries are the biggest polluters. This article examines the evidence behind plastic waste and the role of high income nations in the plastic mess we will leave behind.