NGT’s power at risk in the Environment Law Amendment Bill
The amendments proposed by the government may lead to a pollute and pay approach instead of preventing environmental pollution in the future
A friendship cemented by climate change
India and USA have signed a statement to strengthen cooperation on clean energy
The new rise of Nauru: can the island bounce back from its mining boom and bust?
As the island aims to develop sustainably, there are signs of the green shoots of recovery
In Parliament on July 19, 2016
Here’s a round-up of environmental and developmental issues that were discussed and debated in both houses of parliament
Before the flood
Environmental activist Isidro Baldenegro killed in Mexico
This is the second killing of a Goldman Environmental Prize winner in less than a year
India's participation at the recently concluded 22nd Conference of Parties was passive and lacked vision
Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away at 60
He was known for his work towards conservation of the Narmada river
Political cooperation at multilateral organisations for the preservation of international peace and security will continue to be biased heavily …
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
TV’s ‘pop politics’
January 2, 2018 was the 16th death anniversary of Anil Agarwal, founder of the Centre for Science and Environment and Down To Earth. His …
CSE top environment policy think tank in India; 16th in the world: Global Index
CSE is ranked above organisations such as United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in the list of top environment policy think tanks
Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics
Rarely do Indian environmental discourses examine nature through the lens of caste.
Forget castes and politics, let’s focus on our rights and space: citizens of Karnataka
Several citizen groups in the state, which is going to polls this year, have drafted manifestos and asked political parties to include them in theirs
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 …
Agenda for 2019
The governance blueprint to combat major environmental problems must be institutionalised and strictly enforced
This UN report shows green laws remain in books
Poor implementation of environmental laws is now a global problem, says the report that demystifies the reasons behind the failure
Finally, both BJP and Congress manifestos talk climate change
A long way to go, but at least a start for India and its people
How important are climate issues in South African elections
When climate adaptation is not the mainstream political agenda, driving the South Africa’s National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy will …
'Green Party’s rise is a response to the rise of nasty populist movements'
Newly-elected Member of European Parliament from the British Green Party, Catherine Rowett speaks to Down To Earth about the significance of the …
Will India have its green moment in politics?
The fact that these issues are still remote from our understanding is evidenced by a survey which revealed that more than 74% people between the …
Another crawl for humankind
The Kyoto agenda shuffled along at the recent climate change meeting in Bonn, but climate change mitigation was still not in sight
Is an environmental apocalypse approaching India?
The Union government scarcely conceals its contempt for the environment working assiduously to dismantle environment protection.
Kerala government gives go-ahead to Athirappally hydel power project
Decision elicits angry response from a cross-section of society
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (June 22-27, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the …