Climate Change

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

Leaving Homes Due To A Climate Crisis

Much of my refuge during last year’s winter was spent in the pages of Amitav Ghosh’s latest book, Gun Island. A character who stands...

Building Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure For An Uncertain Tomorrow

₹6,048 crores—this is the cost of the total damage caused by cyclone Nisarga when it hit Maharashtra this June. This huge loss isn’t a...
Shimla Water

Shimla’s Woes: Understanding the Water Crisis

Co-authored by Ishani Pant & Aishwarya Birla The acute shortage of water in Shimla has resulted in yet another round of blame games, while affected...

Can Isha’s ‘Cauvery Calling’ Campaign Actually Save the Cauvery?

Editor's Note: The Isha Foundation was requested to contribute to this conversation with specific details on the Cauvery Calling's funding and implementation strategy. They...

In Her Opinion: Shloka Nath on Sustainability and Climate Change Funding

Climate change is real. And that calls for real, deserving funds to be diverted towards mitigation and adaptation projects. But, as a report of...

Solutions to the Smoke: Upcoming Alternates to Stubble Burning

If there is anything that can survive through the toughest of times, it is internet memes. Just as the capital city became smokier, my...
October 2017 bangalore/ bengaluru flooding

Crisis in Bangalore: Nature’s Wrath or Human Error?

Written by Stuti Pachisia “It only has to rain for a short while for the city to get completely submerged. This creates a lot of...
Predictive problems of climate change

Combating Climate Change: Knowing What to Do and When

Researched by Ishita Lohani Written by Ayan Tandon  Despite the multitude of failings associated with Donald Trump’s capabilities as POTUS, he possesses a reputable knack for...

The Impacts of Unsustainable Iron Ore Mining on Redi, The Last Village on Maharashtra’s...

While mining has brought with it economic prosperity, it has negatively impacted the health of Redi’s residents, and the ecology of this biodiverse region.

An Often Overlooked Contributor to Climate Change: Banks

When it comes to climate change’s enemies, there are the usual suspects: large carbon-intensive corporations, negligent governments, and of course, the climate change deniers....