Cities Of Problems: The Question Of Urban Emissions

In popular perception, growing more trees, burning less fossil fuels, and switching to renewable energy sources are the most widely understood ways of checking global warming and climate change. However, what is less obvious is the crucial role that cities will have

A Big Fishy Problem

Considerable attention was paid by the Indian media to the grim finding of the latest Living Planet report that global wildlife populations had dropped by 69% over the past half-century. However, what did not catch its eye was another equally worrying part

Waste In Space

Tall promises have been made in recent months by top leaders about reversing global warming within the next half-century. Any roadmap to reach this goal must have two crucial components: monitoring and action, in that order. Ever since the watershed 1992 Rio

Coded For Exclusion

In March this year, headline managers of the government went to town to the sound of the proverbial drumbeats and with considerable backslapping, announcing that in 2021-22 a total of 7,422 crore (74.22 billion) digital transactions were carried out—a 33% increase over

India and the Pollution It Breathes

The latest Air Quality Life Index by the Energy Policy Institute of University of Chicago has found air pollution to be one of the biggest health threats for India. Toxic air pollutants are reducing life expectancy by five years in the country, with pollution

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