Blogs

Wed, 10/08/2022 - 10:08

Every now and again an article pops up telling us that the day is not far when humans will live on the Red Planet. This is not, the writers insist, something out of an Isaac Asimov book or the ramblings of a Star Trek fan. In my mind whether the human race is technologically close to achieving trans

Fri, 15/07/2022 - 16:34

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” - Chief Seattle Climate change is leaving its stamp on every nook and corner of the world. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) First Working Group Report 2021 unequivocally states that humans are

Fri, 18/02/2022 - 10:20

The science has spoken! As per the recently released report “The physical science basis” by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), there is irrefutable evidence that humans are responsible for the current climate crisis we find ourselves in. Greenhouse gas emissions are choking the

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 16:09

The stakes are at an all-time high for the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC) as the fate of the sheer existence of our planet is dependent on its outcome. COP26 was originally scheduled to be held during November 2020, but, like

Thu, 23/09/2021 - 13:32

The Energy Versus Climate Conundrum The current energy market is becoming more and more entangled in energy transition with rising concern about climate change due to fossil fuel (coal, oil and gas) utilisation. However, a recent report shows that India is on a lower rank (87th out of 115 countries)

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 -