Environment

Development and the Environment

Forest Conservation Actvideo

What is the future of India’s forests? Explaining the proposed Forest Conservation Act...

Decoding the new recommendations to the Forest Conservation Act (FCA), 1980, and its impact on our forests and forest-dependent communities.

The Hits and Misses of the Pusa Capsule, the Delhi Government’s Solution to Stubble...

As the Delhi Government pushes the Pusa decomposer as a successful alternative to stubble burning, New Delhi's farmers highlight its hits and misses.

As India Announces Carbon Neutrality by 2070, Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the...

This article is produced under the aegis of Climate Tracker’s Online COP26 Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, awarded to The Bastion's Environment Lead Vaishnavi Rathore....

How Durga Puja in Kolkata Can Serve as a Site for Promoting Sustainability

One cannot undermine the power of cultural phenomena for addressing audiences that most forms of messaging cannot capture.

A Point of No Return? Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Strains Nomadic Pastoralism in Rajasthan

This article is the final instalment of our series on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns impacted the livelihoods of three Indian...

The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas

Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.

How India Should Prepare for COP26’s Met and Unmet Climate Adaptation Finance Demands

With some climate finance demands at COP26 unmet, how should developing countries like India make use of international climate finance efficiently?
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India At COP26: “The World’s Best Last Chance to Get Runaway Climate Change Under...

Shikha Bhasin and Bhasker Tripathi explain the past, present, and future of India’s climate negotiations at the Conference of the Parties.

“Our Handwriting May Be Bad, But Our Message is Clear”: Doctors Are Worried About...

What roles can doctors play in communicating the ill effects of air pollution to patients, and can their role go beyond hospitals?

“Yearly Investment in Solar Energy Needs to Double this Decade”: ISA’s Jagjeet Sareen on...

"We need to mobilize solar investment at unprecedented rates to ensure that our installed capacities can balance an ever-increasing demand," added Sareen.