For long-lasting commitment, climate negotiations will have to keep all three goals in mind. Can they be tied together?
Vehicles in China
Pedalling to a new dawn
As India goes into economic overdrive, the urban explosion and its attendant traffic nightmares cry out for a radical alternative. DERK J VAN DER …
We, the people
Industrialised countries uneasy at the prospect of a shift from traditional political rights for the individual to rights that link communities …
Our respective hells
Where public transport is in shambles and polluting vehicles and rogue industry dictate the quality of air we breathe
Here comes the ozone brigade
Indian manufacturers of CFCs are no longer fatalistic about winding up, but they are banding together to overcome ploys that will gag attempts to …
How effective is CITES?
A message for planners
Reorganise public transport. Work out a national air quality action plan
The changing face of India's lakes
Lakes are being lost or altered because of the disruption of natural processes by intensification of agriculture, urbanisation, pollution and …
The salt of the earth
Moves are afoot to convert the brackish Pulicat lake into a freshwater one to supply water to Madras city and authorities seem to have little …
The broken mirror
A pristine lake that once drew birds of several species today lies clogged with weeds, a victim of unplanned economic development.
Making the most of little plots of land
A Filipino research institute has blended agro-forestry and bio-intensive forming technicques to help small farmers produce more, without further …
The logistics of conservation