Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
India's chief ministers are beginning to take note of environmental problems. But just about. The Centre for Science and Environment conducted a survey of Down To Earth readers and India's environmentalists. A report on the nature of the work carried out in different states
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The 20th century has taught us one thing. Use natural resources in a sustainable way or perish