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Electric Vehicles, Clean Indian Lungs: The Reality of the 2020 NEMMP

At the SIAM convention earlier this month, Nitin Gadkari, Union Road Transport Minister, made evident the government’s intention to make a switch to electric...

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...
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...
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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...
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...

The Green Frontier: Sustainable Housing in India

Written by Arnab Chakraborty The conversations around climate change and greenhouse gas emissions have gained momentum in the last few years. So, let’s test your...
“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

Written by Rohan Parikh Tibet’s glacier-fed rivers are the single largest runoff source in the whole world. It holds the Hindu Kush Himalayan ice sheet,...
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Sparking a Conversation: Ethics vs. Economics in the Environment

In our next video in the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Dr Mahesh Rangarajan discusses the relationship between development and nature. In a country like...

Climate Action In A Post Coronavirus World

There is a video that has been doing the rounds amidst this coronavirus frenzy. It shows how the American news channel Fox News has...
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...