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Let the journey choose the vehicle

Heather Allen looks at issues related to sustainable development at the International …

Biotech is not just GM

Michael Antoniou teaches Molecular Genetics at King's College, London. In his spare time, …

'Village level forecast will take time'

What prevents Indian scientists from making weather forecasts for farmers? Sailesh Naik, …

Dont wait for a global climate change pact

Mike Hulmes interest in politics shows up in his research on climate change. Kaushik Das …

Darfur pays for its water

In 2006, Slovenian president Janez Drnov?ek sent filmmaker and political activist Tomo …

Mithi is a river, not real estate

Jagdish Gandhi wears many hats. A historian writing a book on Mumbai’s colonial past, …

Fixing old houses on Himalaya

German architect Andre Alexander has been restoring old buildings in the Tibetan capital …

Don’t tame the Brahmaputra, train it

A worried Assam government recently asked river hydraulic engineer NAYAN SHARMA of IIT …

Amul takes hygiene a step forward

At Anand, the dairy cooperative movement’s birthplace, no one will defecate in the …

We need global regulation for corporations

Eva Joly, EU parliamentarian from the French Green Party, is tipped to be the Presidential …

‘Don’t buy our coal’

John Gordon believes a song can get people thinking. He spends the better part of a year …

‘We have no time for emission offsets’

For 10 years Jutta Kill has monitored and critiqued EU’s climate policy and carbon …

‘Energy conservation is a moving target’

A decade has passed since the Energy Conservation Act was enacted in 2001. Most provisions …

Bhutan: Pursuit of happiness

Karma Tshiteem is the secretary of the Gross National Happiness Commission, the novel name …

'Regional climate models must for managing water'

Subimal Ghosh, faculty member of IIT-Bombay, has been working on localised climate change …

Infosys to switch to renewable energy, go carbon neutral

The global information technology services company, Infosys, headquartered at Bengaluru, …

Role of climate change in tropical cyclones still unclear

Thomas Knutson is a research meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

‘Tribal philosophy can’t be ignored beyond a point’

At a time when climate change is emerging as a reality, indigenous people are eager to give-…