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Examining India’s renewable energy goals, implementation, policies and their role in sustainable development.

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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...
Making the Best Out of Waste The Bastion

Making the Best Out of Waste

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Two children are occupied with a game of gilli danda, in the far end of Multani Mohalla. Their game would not...

“We don’t want electricity at the cost of lives”: The Toxic Impact of Okhla’s...

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  One night, Lata Joshi left a white cloth to dry in her balcony. When she saw it in the morning, it...

Mining Treasure at the Bottom of the Ocean

In 1997, an experiment was conducted in the Central Indian Ocean Basin in the middle of diverse underwater ecosystems. In a small area on...
Vaishnavi Rathore The Bastion

Why Aren’t We Making Hay as the Sun Shines? Moving to Solar Rooftops

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore with inputs from Arnab Chakraborty The view from one of Dwarka’s apartments initially looks like the typical New Delhi skyline. The...
climate change conversation

Redefining the Climate Change Conversation

Written by Rohit Nair Climate change is widely regarded as the single biggest crisis threatening our collective future on this planet. A recent report published...

The Bastion Dialogues: 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...
The Bastion

Earth Overshoot Day: Managing the Ecological Bank Balance

Co-authored by Pratheek Rebello and Pratik Purswani  Do you know that every year, you end up spending more than you earn? In fact, on the 1st...
Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Energy: Domestic Growth Through Safeguard Duties? The Bastion

Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Energy: Domestic Growth Through Safeguard Duties?

The Indian economy is the fastest growing major economy in the world. With rapid growth comes a rapid increase in energy demands. Given the...
India Agriculture

Alleviating India’s Irrigation Woes

Co-authored by Sourya Reddy & Siddhant Sachdeva   India’s large irrigation system consists of several canals, rainwater harvesting, and groundwater well systems, of which the last...

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