SC issues notice to Centre for changing NGT appointment rules

Changes in the composition of the selection committee for NGT appointments and in qualification and removal of chairpersons were brought about through the Finance Bill 2017

Pick the no waste option

The Kerala government popularises a model that minimises the creation of waste

Nuclear's unclear leap

Is India's failure to bag foreign reactors the real reason behind its announcement to set up 10 nuclear plants on its own?

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Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

Sin tax for redemption

The Goods and Services Tax of 40 per cent on “sugar-sweetened aerated and …

The Behaviour Puzzle

Stigmatising the powerless is not the way to a cleaner India, but only a more …

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Mission Madness

In their desperation, officials are adopting coercive ways to stop open defecation. Sushmita Sengupta, Snigdha Das and Rashmi Verma look into the ethical and practical challenges in achieving the Swachh Bharat Mission

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जीएसटी : कमजोर पर पड़ा बाजार को एक करने का बोझ

जीएसटी यानी वस्तु एवं सेवा कर और प्रधानमंत्री की भाषा में कहें तो गुड एंड सिंपल टैक्स। हालांकि मानसून सत्र के पहले दिन उन्होंने इसे एक और नाम दिया, ‘गोइंग स्ट्रांगर टुगेदर’।

महासागरों पर महासंकट

महासागर ही हैं जो कार्बन डाईऑक्साइड और दूसरे खतरनाक अपशिष्टों को आसानी से अपने अंदर समाहित कर लेते हैं। अब इनका अस्तित्व खतरे में है। 

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  • Climate change, the hidden hand
  • Climate change, the hidden hand

    Anthony McMichael takes us on a tour across epochs, showing how collapse of civilisations has roots in climate change

  • The book talks of the rise in diseases, crises in food production and wars and invasions—all with climate change as a backdrop "

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