Mainstreaming Climate Co-Benefits in Indian Cities: Post-Habitat III Innovations and Reforms
The co-benefits approach can lead to significant improvements in the way societies use environmental resources and distribute their outputs.
Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change
How will climate change affect our lives? Where will its impacts be most deeply felt? Are we doing enough to protect ourselves from the coming chaos?
Feel the bitter winds
Nila Madhab Panda's Kadvi Hawa is a gently told tale of a family caught in the cusp of climate change
Himalayan glaciers are receding faster than before
To understand their changing behaviour in the wake of climate change, Indian scientists have for the first time set up a high-altitude glaciology …
Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed ― and What It Means for Our Future
From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change.
Climate Change: Sunita Narain on adaptation to the new normal
Sunita Narain's video-speech at the Water Research Commission Symposium 2017, in Boksburg, South Africa. She talks about the importance of water …
Can algae be a profitable solution for carbon capture?
Siddhanta Das, special secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, talks about using algae to capture carbon from industrial …
Are We Screwed?: How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change
A declaration of resistance, and a roadmap for radical change, from the generation that will be most screwed by climate change.
Climate change, the hidden hand
Anthony McMichael takes us on a tour across epochs, showing how collapse of civilisations has roots in climate change
How fair is it for Trump to walk out of Paris Agreement?
Trump dumps the Paris climate deal
For Donald Trump, the concept of climate change is a hoax
Vrishti: Jhirmir Barse Mesh
The Manganiar are communities in the desert of Rajasthan. Majority of these singers are found in the districts of Tharparkar, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas,…
Vrishti: Sawaniyo Re Hindo
Vrishti: Kesariya Balam
Majority of Manganiar singers are found in the districts of Tharparkar, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas, Tando Allahyar, Hyderabad, Badin, Sujawal, Thatta, …
Indian Monsoon: True Finance Minister of India
Sunita Narain speaks on the significance of the Monsoon in India and the vital role it plays in the Indian economy and lives
The science of monsoon: M Rajeevan
M Rajeevan, secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences talks about the science of monsoon at an event celebrating 25 years of Down To earth in New Delhi
Vristhi: 25 years of Down to Earth celebrating with the monsoons
Vristhi an unique conversation between scientist, musicians and civil society, a Down to Earth event to celebrate its 25 years of existence
266 years of changing climate
June 2016 was the second warmest June in satellite temperature records, according to a press release by the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH).…
This week in environment and science
Environment and science related updates from across the world
'Indigenous communities are key stakeholders in the climate change talks'
Ekai Nabenyo, 24, is the founder and chair of the Lorengelup Community Development Initiative, Kenya. An ethnic Turkana tribesman, he talks to …
Green Climate Fund approves eight projects at Zambia meet
Approved projects worth US$ 168 million
Diving in the Arctic
Dinesh C Sharma is the first Asian journalist to go to the Arctic to report on an ongoing international scientific expedition to study climate …
How climate change impacts human health
Ice Age heat waves might have killed mammoths, says study
Abrupt warming, which resembles the human-made global warming of today, may have driven the mammoths’ extinction