Renewable Energy

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

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,...

One Act, Three Proposed Amendments, and an Overhaul of India’s Coal Extraction

How do amendments to the Coal Bearing Areas Act affect the forest-dependent communities whose lands and forests would be acquired for mining in India?

Meet Hydrogen, the New Fuel in Town

Imagine owning a car that has zero emissions — except, this one isn’t by a battery-powered electric vehicle. Feels like an unlikely possibility? It’s...

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.
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...