India’s lucrative carbon market is worth over $1.2 billion. It will only grow as the crisis of climate change becomes more urgent and companies strive to attain net-zero emission goals
The Great Carbon Capture: All about markets and credits
State of migration: Cross border movement
State of Climate: Rising temperatures
State of Agriculture: Farmer suicides
Despite the Centre's promise of doubling farm income, the number of farmers committing suicide is the highest ...
State of Agriculture: Milk Inflation
Milk price in India has scaled rapidly in recent months on the back of unprecedented fodder prices ...
State of Agriculture: Increasing output
While India’s overall economic output shrank in 2020-21, agriculture and allied sector recorded an almost 10% annual ...
State of Energy: We still use unclean cooking fuel
One out of three—or 33.8%—households in India continue to use firewood, chips and crop residue as their ...
State of Waste: India chokes
In 2020-21, India generated 160,039 tonnes of municipal solid waste a day. Of this, 32% remained unaccounted ...
State of Food and Nutrition: Burden of poor diet
Globally, over 3,000 million people could not afford a healthy diet in 2020. Of them, 31.7%—or over ...
State of Extreme Weather: How was January-April 2023 compared to January-April 2022
In the first four months of 2023, at least 33 states/UTs reported extreme weather events. In contrast, 27 ...
State of Health: Acute shortage of doctors, lab technicians, radiographers in India’s rural health centres
India needs at least 36% more community health centres
State of Health: In nearly 14% hospitalisations in rural India, households pushed into debt to pay bills
While the government's share in India's total health expenditure is rising every year, out-of-pocket health spending remains ...
Key findings of State of India's Environment In Figures 2023
How India fared environmentally: State of India’s Environment 2023 In Figures
Understanding climate patterns: What are El Nino and La Nina?
El Nino and La Nina are opposing climate patterns in the equatorial Pacific Ocean that can affect ...
Infographic: India lacks rural health centres, human resources to run them
As on March 31,2021, health centres at all three levels are catering to more population than recommended
Loss and damage: Displacements
Globally, disasters, mostly cyclones and floods, triggered most internal displacements, or movements, in 2021.
Infographic: Himalayan blunders
Haphazard infrastructure development has made the fragile Himalayas even more vulnerable
Union Budget 2023-24: A ministry-wise budgetary breakdown
What were the allocations made to various sectors; how do they compare to last year's numbers
Infographic: Do we need a booster dose?
Omicron, the most common COVID-19 strain in the world today, has dramatically reduced the efficacy and duration ...
Infographic: 29 farmers, farm labourers die by suicide daily
Over 5,500 farmers, 5,000 labourers died in 2020
2020-2022: A chronicle of the pandemic
Some 100 journalists and researchers document the first three years of the pandemic. Their verdict: "It is ...
Infographic: COVID-19 pandemic enters the fourth year
The most widespread pandemic to have hit the planet appears to be turning endemic and adding to ...
Infographic: Maternal mortality in India
India has improved its maternal mortality ratio (MMR) to 97 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2018-2020 ...