COVID-19 lockdown: Why India must brace for a mental health crisis
The government’s failure to take a compassionate view of lockdown rules will compound the economic and mental health crisis
What IPCC says about India
It projects a fall in crop yields and rise in the impact of extreme weather events in India
सन्नाटे की गूंज
यात्रा एक पर्यावरण आंदोलन की, जिसने विकास योजनाओं को देखने, परखने का नजरिया ही बदल डाला
Sounds of silence: a forest that survived 'development'
A trip to the Silent Valley National Park is a valuable lesson in the history of environmental movements and biodiversity conservation
Sounds of silence: a forest that resisted development
Drilling in details
Hartman de Souza decodes Goa's mining machinery, which has defrocked the state's environment
Even 0.5°C more global warming can have big climate impacts
A new study has shown that limiting global warming to 2°C instead of 1.5°C would result in longer heat waves and more extreme rainfall events
Deserted by policy
Rajasthan's livestock is facing a threat as grazing lands disappear and laws paralyse traditional economic incentives for keepers
Three reasons why company v community conflicts take place across continents
Shortcomings in regulatory norms and failure to engage with local communities have disrupted commercial projects in many countries
Switching to public transport could cut 40% of vehicular emissions by 2050
Moving away from cars will bring significant environmental, financial, health and social benefits, says a report
Family farms are vital to world food security, says FAO report
UN organisation urges public sector to develop family farming as a sustainable source of the world’s food needs
Southwest monsoon is weakening as Indian Ocean warms rapidly
A study shows that surface temperatures of the Indian Ocean have risen by up to 1.2°C in the past century, much larger than warming trends in …
Will India also get subjected to cold blasts if polar vortex weakens?
Two different weather models have different predictions for Indian winter
NASA records hottest August since 1880
Antarctica temperatures were 4°C above normal; India recorded a spike of 1-2°C
EU nations can ban GM crops, says EU environment panel
Will this move set the precedent for GM-free food production in the world?
Could Bhopal gas victims have got more compensation?
A 1988 confidential letter by JRD Tata to Rajiv Gandhi reveals Union Carbide was willing to pay a higher compensation in case of an out-of-court …
'Food security, not profit from trade in food, is priority for developing countries'
A report on “Food riots and food rights” was recently presented in the UK House of Commons. Funded by the UK Department for …
Germany, Denmark are top performers in Global Green Economy Index
Index measures performance of 60 countries in the global green economy
Report on riots and food rights presented in UK House of Commons
DFID-funded research analyses whether riots and public movements helped people secure right to affordable food in four countries—India, …
China's per capita carbon emissions surpass EU's
India has one of four highest CO2 emissions in the world, says report