Global environmental change alters grasslands
Grasslands store 30 per cent of the world's carbon making them crucial in combating climate change
Here is a solution for crop residue burning problem
Happy Seeder — a tractor-mounted device — will eliminate air pollution and reduce green house gas emissions from on-farm activities …
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 9, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
US EPA scraps Obama-era plan limiting coal emissions
The new Affordable Clean Energy rule by Trump administration claims will reduce CO2 emissions by 35% below 2005 levels
Can India be diesel car free?
With major carmaker Maruti saying ‘No to diesel cars’ at the wake of BSVI standards, is India heading towards a diesel car-free future?
Simply put: Fifteen of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India
Vehicular fumes escalate deaths and illness: New global study
Diesel vehicles responsible for nearly half the world's premature deaths. Delhi ranks sixth
Delhites score own goal this Diwali
Although the city had a good chance of avoiding a mishap seen in the last two years, citizens chose to play hide-and-seek with the law
Not just lungs, carbon particles can penetrate into placenta of pregnant women
A new research has found evidence that air pollutants pass from lungs to the placenta
Debunking science behind 'comfortable' temperature
What is a comfortable temperature? The question seems benign at surface but the answer has far reaching ecological consequences
Wah Taj! Really?
While the SC expends its energy on shouting at the authorities to save the Taj Mahal, let’s look at the 17th century mausoleum’s sad …
Murky science of comfort part 2: Why we feel suffocated in a building even when it is pleasant outside
Humans are built to get used to local environments but unfortunately industry interests have come to define what ‘comfortable’ room …
Murky science of comfort part 1: Debunking science behind 'comfortable' temperature
What is a comfortable temperature? The question seems benign on the surface but the answer has far reaching ecological consequences
India’s very own Dust Bowl
Rising temperatures, changing weather patterns, depleting groundwater, unsustainable agriculture and deforestation are turning large parts of …
#FitnessChallenge: A life cycle of challenges I throw at PM Modi
Being conceived is like being punished to a slow death owing to environmental pollution that needs a reality check
Pollution in news on May 23
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution
Why electric is better
A comparative study between an internal combustion engine and an electric powertrain shows why electric vehicles are the future
Remote Sensing: Smart policing of emissions on-road
India needs smarter and effective policing of emissions on road to reduce public health risk
Why Delhi needs e-buses
With the recent developments in battery technology, e-vehicles will not only reduce pollution but lead to sustainable development
Why do we study tree rings and what do they tell us?
Besides understanding how climate changed in the past, tree rings can also help us in studying monthly flows of rivers
With just 272 buses per million people, how can odd-even rule in Delhi be successful?
The city is already short of about 5,000 public buses to cover all its 865 routes
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Thirty new smart cities announced; India to have City Livability Index
800 projects worth Rs 34,000 crore are under various stages of implementation
In my city, without my car
From an object of desire, cars will turn into an asset of shared mobility
Depression’s other face
Factors linking depression to air pollution, food habits and environmental degradation are not commonly considered