Cities all over the world are trying to ease congestion on roads and check car population to free their road space. Anumita Roychowdhury finds out where India is headed and what lessons can the country learn from them.
Groundwater levels in Andhra Pradesh are falling fast. Mounting loans for sinking borewells are driving farmers to suicide. Can the state’s efforts to monitor groundwater lead farmers to switch to less water-intensive crops?
India has set an ambitious target of producing 22,000 MW solar power by 2022. What does this mean for a country currently generating 8-12 MW solar power? A look at the technology, cost and operational challenges
The government will soon introduce rules to regulate the informal e-waste
recycling sector, but the formal sector itself is flouting regulations. An
investigation by Down To Earth exposed how a registered firm in Roorkee
is selling electronic equipment to junk dealers rather than recycling them
A Consumer movement is catching on in Nepal.Communities are extending the grid to villages.This threatens to undo the effort put in small-scale off-grid power generation to fight poverty. How can Nepal harmonize the two initiatives ?