Vedanta Sterlite

How the Ease of Doing Business is Stifling Environmental Democracy in India

Written by Arpitha Kodiveri Against the backdrop of an overwhelming pro-Modi-mandate, the BJP-led government has been working on several amendments during the election period. The...

In Today’s Weather Report: Climate Change Is Impacting Forced Human Migration

Written by Ayush Jain In spite of growing concerns raised by climate scientists regarding human-induced climate change, climate change skeptics continue to refute glaring evidence....

The Art of Academic Discourse: Dr Arunabha Ghosh

Dr Arunabha Ghosh (AG), founder-CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), is a prominent figure in the energy and environment development...

Of Politics and the Environment: Understanding India’s Need for Green Parties

Written by Rizowana Hussaini “Future is Green, Green is Future”. These words greet every visitor of the India Greens Party’s website, one of India’s few...
Kartikeya Sarabhai

The Art of Academic Discourse: Kartikeya Sarabhai

Kartikeya Sarabhai (KS), Founder and Director of the Centre for Environmental Education (CEE), is one of the world’s leading environmental educators. A Padma Shri...
FRA Tribal rights

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Conservation, Rights and Exclusion in India’s Forests

Written by Arpitha Kodiveri “The Forest Department is not ready to share its power; it sees itself as a landlord of these forest areas. The...
Mumbai India

A Dubious Affair: Examining Mumbai’s Coastal Road Project

Written by Harsh Ghildiyal Mumbai’s Coastal Road Project was dreamt up over a decade ago. Expected to cost over ₹12,000 crore and be ready in...
India Environment

Of the people, By the People, but For Whom? Building Environmental Democracy in India

Written by Sourya Reddy Another election season is upon us, and the echoes of electoral promises are getting louder and more chaotic. Amidst this “festival...
Forest Rights Act India

Whose Right is it Anyway? Decoding the Forest Rights Act

Understanding the Context The Supreme Court (SC) has been hearing a batch of petitions (Wildlife First & Ors v. Ministry of Forest and Environment &...
ONGC

What the Frack: Is India Ready for Shale?

Co-authored by Sunalika Singh and Charith Reddy As the third largest consumer of energy in the world, India is far from energy independence; with the...

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