Climate Change

The effect of climate change on India and the policies and actions that are needed to counter it.

How Does India See Her Oceans?

Most of our “blue v/s economy” contests stem from the fact that climate change is making the ocean more unknown to us than before.

Using ACs to Cool Our Houses—and the Planet Too

By 2030 200 million Indians are expected to own an air conditioner. Given rising global temperatures, how can energy efficient ACs be made popular?

Millets, Green Leafy Vegetables and Ant Eggs: Diversifying Diets and Tackling Malnutrition with Traditional...

A solution to malnutrition in India lies in utilizing tribal communities' indigenous food systems within cross-sectional nutrition programmes.

Firefighting in the Forests: What Goes Wrong Every Year

If we know when and where forest fires are likely to occur in India, then why is managing them such a challenge for communities and the Forest Department?

The Hidden Politics of Forest Fire Management in Uttarakhand: The Van Gujjar Experience

Colonial forestry in Uttarakhand excludes forest dwellers like the Van Gujjars from forest management, making them doubly vulnerable to raging forest fires.

Caring for the Special Needs of Adults and our Earth: Meet the Friends of...

“I have been here for 20 years... I know everything!” exclaims Deepak, without a hint of doubt in his voice. Although it hasn’t quite...
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Prods & Pleas: What Can Courts Do in the Battle Against Climate Change? with...

The judicial system can be a vital tool in the battle against climate change, if used in the right manner. But what is the 'right manner'?
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Building the Next Generation of Environmental Lawyers with César Rodríguez-Garavito

How can the next generation of lawyers use the knowledge and skills available to them to further effective action against climate change?
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Clash of the Toolkits: Where Farmers’ Concerns and Environmental Activism Converge

When we blame farmers for polluting the environment, we completely miss the intersection that exists between food production, ecology, and the threat that neo-liberal market reforms pose.

Dissent and Solidarities: Analysing Free Speech for Environmental Activists

This is not the first time that this government has tried to muzzle free speech under the guise of applying "reasonable restrictions". What's more,...