Climate Change

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

Green Politics India

Why Do We Need Green Politics In India?

Despite India facing regular environmental and natural crises such as floods and droughts, there is a lack of political representation of the "environment" as...

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...

How Can Our Takeaways Be Made More Eco-friendly?

Featured photograph courtesy of Zomato Understanding the Context Try and think back to a time when you weren’t ordering food off of Swiggy or Zomato, a...
Beijing Air Pollution

Understanding the Economic Consequences of Air Pollution

Researched by Siddhant Sachdeva Written by Gauri Bansal The question of the environment, as a constant debate between ethics and economics, has forced people to think...
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Combatting Climate Change Through Courts

In the battle against Climate Change, courts have often played a central role across the world. From Brazil to India, we have seen landmark...

A Little Less Climate Science, a Lot More Climate Communication

Reports on climate change are not easy to comprehend. This creates a communication gap between scientists and the masses, especially those directly impacted by climate change.
A Reality Check for the Climate Change Deniers: What is happening to the animals around you?

A Reality Check for the Climate Change Deniers: What Is Happening to the Animals...

Co-created by Stuti Pachisia and Siddhant Sachdeva  In May 2016, scientists discovered that the Great Barrier Reef ─ often touted as one of the seven wonders...

Natural Springs, A Neglected Resource in India’s Water Management System

Natural springs have been a major water source and a vital part of the hydrological cycle for millennia. The very existence of springs has...

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...

India’s Reported Heat Wave Deaths Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Between 1992 to 2015, heat waves caused between 400 to 3000 deaths per year. However, these death numbers are gravely underreported, something which has caught the eye of the government too. Why are heat-related illnesses and deaths under-reported, and what impact does this data gap have on preparing for this extreme weather event?