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Climate crisis continues unabated: United in science, but are we united in action?

While emissions fell during the peak of the pandemic confinement measures, they have …

Savage sapiens, ravaged planet and COVID-19

It may be difficult to have a planet that no longer uses oil or coal, does not kill …

Post-COVID-19: Govt has opportunity to build eco-institutionalism

Long-term planning needs standardising data to monitor environment, institutionalising …

Special Drawing Rights can help developing countries to build back greener

Sustainable recovery needs to trump politics at IMF to provide access to stable finance in …

How dangerous heat waves can kill

What can overwhelm a person is a heat source that you can neither escape nor counter. …

Why film festivals on the environment are a good idea

There is something about watching our environmental issues through the visual medium. …

COVID-19: Food waste during pandemic can worsen climate emergency

The median amount of food waste per capita in large developed economies is significantly …

‘A wake-up call’: Why this student is suing the government over the financial risks of climate change

Katta O’Donnell argues Australia’s poor climate policies — ranked among …

Floods cost India Rs 4.7 lakh crore in last 6 decades

At least 90% of the Assam’s districts are flooded and more than 50,000 people are in …

COVID-19, climate change, inequality: Centering rights and environmental protection

Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced disasters and extreme weather have …

Drought, literature and the lessons

It is imminently important for us to spend considerable time researching the water woes …

The paradox of cooling

For a tropical country like India, there is not much to cherish about. The number of …

Lessons from a pandemic: Urgency for climate action

Much like the claimed behaviour of an ostrich burying its head underground in the face of …

The world can help its climate crisis — by giving more power to women

Climate change worsens women’s plight: When it causes natural resources to become …

Amazon rainforest is drying out. How much more abuse can it take?

Amazon rainforest is one of the world’s biggest carbon sinks. Preserving its trees is …

‘Changing humans’: Why social sector exists

Whistleblower, a channel of expression for the oppressed, innovator of scientific and …

Climate change, biodiversity loss and other global ills share root causes

The world is in the throes of a ‘sixth extinction crisis’ — an …

New ‘Race to Zero’ campaign needs to leverage optimistic messaging into concrete climate action

Messaging needs to be leveraged to put pressure on holdout national governments to increase …

Multiple crises: the cost of wasted time

Much like COVID-19, when WHO procrastinated, FAO too is “considering”when to …

Surviving heatwaves: What can India learn from France

Heatwave events caused 22,223 deaths from 1992 to 2015 in India 

Business as usual or sustainable model: What is post-COVID-19 dilemma?

World leaders are at crossroads — and they need to take hard measures to push for a …

What do science-based targets to limit climate change really look like?

Commitment to climate justice demands that rich countries make deeper cuts to their …