Book Digest: Tracing world order from 2008 financial crisis to COVID-19, Shaheen Bagh and more
From stories of climate crisis to women-led movement for equal rights, DTE tracks new, contemporary books on environment and development from …
Environmental crimes: India may take upto 33 yrs to clear case backlog, says report
By the end of 2018, the number of cases pending trial climbed to 48,238
Is an environmental apocalypse approaching India?
The Union government scarcely conceals its contempt for the environment working assiduously to dismantle environment protection.
Nudge for nature
A nudge can be a promising new tool to encourage people to act in an environmentally benign way
जनसंख्या नियंत्रण कानून: क्या इसका असर पर्यावरण पर पड़ेगा?
पर्यावरणविदों ने धीरे-धीरे आबादी को नियंत्रित करने के लिए कठोर उपायों की जरूरत जताने वाली टिप्पणियों से अब किनारा कर लिया है
जीडीपी नहीं अब जीईपी
उत्तराखंड भारत का पहला राज्य होगा जो अर्थव्यवस्था को सकल घरेलू उत्पा द की बजाय सकल पर्यावरण उत्पा द के आधार पर गणना करेगा।
Remembering Anil Agarwal: Cold truths of global warming
Today is the death anniversary of Anil Agarwal, the founder of Centre for Science and Environment and Down To Earth. On June 30, 1998, he wrote …
"Big data can be used to counter corporate or state propaganda"
Jean Dreze on why he prefers a solidarity society, rather than a welfare state
Ease of doing business comes at an environmental cost
India has seen a historic jump in ease of doing business this year, but dilution of legislation to facilitate business will hurt the environment
आर्थिक भलाई का पैमाना नहीं जीडीपी
दुनियाभर के अर्थशास्त्रियों का हो रहा मोहभंग, आईएमएफ ने भी उठाए सवाल
Tribute to Gopal Kadekodi—the man of ecological economics and more
Gopal Kadekodi has made major contributions to science, society, environment and humanity, among others
Debate: Has economic liberalisation threatened India’s environment and natural resources?
The inaugural issue of Down To Earth (May 31, 1992) coincided with India opening up its economy. We carried a debate on how economic …
If the growth rate is so great, why are the poor not getting a taste of it?
Green investment banks can unlock private finance for green infrastructure: Report
Centralised expertise in an independent institution can be an effective for drawing larger inflows of private capital
Water scarcity may cause upto 6% loss in GDP: World Bank
Water shortage may also increase migration and conflicts in some regions, finds a World Bank report
Change of heart
Green tax measures are welcomed in various states of America
Proposal to slash tariffs
Please include us in your revolution
Paying the price
The cost of environmental degradation is rising steeply in India, says the World Bank
Weighing the cost
Goa will become the first state in the country to adopt national resource accounting