Thu, 09/09/2021 - 09:33

The debate between ecology and development is never-ending and has spanned for centuries. For the development of any country, a slight compromise on the ecological front is an unwarranted side-effect. However, due consideration has to be given to determine the extent to which the ecological

Fri, 06/08/2021 - 14:11

By ~ Mala Balaji, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action Climate injustice is a topic that has started gaining momentum in the recent past, thanks to climate activists. But what exactly is climate injustice? In order to get a basic idea about what it actually means, we need to start analysing

Tue, 13/07/2021 - 14:50

Climate Crisis, What Is That? We are living on a burning planet, which is persistently dealing with sustainability challenges like poverty, gender inequality, biodiversity loss, and so on. Recently, the term ‘climate crisis’ was brought into play, as climate change had the potential to be perceived

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 17:35

- By Mala Balaji, Researcher - Environment & Climate Action, CAG The world is moving at a progressive pace. In the past decade, India, in particular, has advanced leaps and bounds in the areas of science, industry and technology. It is considered as one of the world's fastest growing major economies

Wed, 26/05/2021 - 17:33

- By Aakanksha Tiwari, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action Coal based power plants, which produce three-quarters of India's electricity, are among the most inefficient, water intensive and polluting in the world. The dependence on coal for powering its energy needs is increasing the health

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 17:31

- By Mala Balaji, Researcher - Environment & Climate Action, CAG On World Earth Day, the 21st of April 2021, forty world leaders convened for a virtual climate summit. It was hosted by the President of the United States Joe Biden to address the global climate crisis and set a stage for the

Wed, 28/04/2021 - 15:37

Climate Change denialism has become the new age fad. Who is responsible for denying climate science and spreading disinformation? Is there a vested interest behind this strategy? This is an attempt to demystify the falsely propagated junk science in layman terms. By Mala Balaji, Researcher -

Mon, 26/04/2021 - 00:32

Climate change is the product of billions of acts of daily consumption. While the system-level changes are gaining much traction, the one solution that is often neglected is the individual behaviour. Let’s see what factors influence the behaviours of individuals’ to lead a sustainable lifestyle. By

Fri, 15/01/2021 - 11:26

Mala Balaji, Researcher, CAG “We basically have three choices, Mitigation, Adaptation and Suffering. The question is, what the mix is going to be. The more mitigation we do, the less adaptation will be required and less suffering there will be.” -John Holdren, President/ science advisor, Harvard

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 17:51

By Aakanksha Tiwari, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action Introduction Have you ever observed what is left when you burn any stuff? Mostly ash, right? Similarly, when coal is used for electricity generation in a thermal power plant, it produces Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) or coal ash

Tue, 15/09/2020 - 17:28

By Aakanksha Tiwari, Researcher-Environment and Climate Action In the late 1970s, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) emerged in India for river valley projects. Later, in the first EIA notification published in 1994, industries requiring prior environmental clearance were categorised as red

Thu, 10/09/2020 - 17:58

By Aakanksha Tiwari, Researcher-Environment and Climate Action Introduction As the name suggests, carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) involves capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the coal-fired power plants or carbon-intensive industries and then make use of CO2 (CCU) and pumping