Wed, 08/05/2024 - 15:48

CAG conducted a baseline study for the Tamil Nadu Climate Change Mission, funded by the Department of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Tamil Nadu, to understand climate literacy. The findings suggest that we need to intensify our efforts to familiarise students and people with the

Wed, 08/05/2024 - 15:10

Delving into the environmental attitudes of college students in Tamil Nadu, our study reveals that students have a fondness for nature, a commitment to conservation, but show neutrality on key issues such as eco centric concern. Additionally, we convened a workshop involving academicians

Wed, 08/05/2024 - 14:51

The need for climate action becomes urgent with every passing second we go on about business as usual. It is high time we rethink and reshape the way we produce and consume in this day and age. CAG organised a Multistakeholder Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption in Chennai on 23 and 24

Tue, 30/04/2024 - 12:24

This report analyses various carbon offset methods implemented in India to facilitate effective climate action. The approach involved conducting an in-depth analysis of secondary literature and interviewing field experts. It aims to inform policy making, raise awareness of genuine offset options

Tue, 30/04/2024 - 12:15

This report analyses the environment, social, and governance disclosure practices within Tamil Nadu's power sector. It meticulously evaluates current practices, identifies gaps, and suggests strategies for improved sustainability. By aligning with industry standards and offering actionable

Mon, 29/04/2024 - 13:02

The Tamil version of our FOCUS textbook (Climate Change Curriculum for students in grades 6-8) has been piloted in five districts in Tamil Nadu. The findings showed the textbook has brought transformative outcomes, including heightened awareness among students, innovative teaching methods & renewed

Wed, 24/04/2024 - 14:22

It is high time to initiate a dialogue on the intricate relationship between air quality and violent crime. Although our recent study conducted in Chennai found a weak correlation, more research is needed. Do read our report for further insights.

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 17:22

An in-depth analysis of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board’s structure, leadership, and capacity for the years 2017-2022. This study explores gaps and offers insights for better environmental management in Tamil Nadu. Dive into the report for more details.

Fri, 24/11/2023 - 11:01

Article 6 of the UNFCC convention highlights the importance of communicating with the general public and engaging stakeholders about climate change and its effects, to ensure public access to information and to promote public participation in addressing the issue. This report is the summary of our

Tue, 22/08/2023 - 13:53

This Impact Assessment Report highlights how the pilot phase of 'FOCUS' - the climate change curriculum textbook developed by CAG - was introduced in select schools in Chennai. It measures project outcomes, analysing positive shifts in both students and teachers. The report provides concrete

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 14:50

Tamil Nadu has made significant strides in renewable energy, with a higher installed capacity than non-renewable energy. However, this progress is yet to be reflected in the state’s electricity mix. This report explores Tamil Nadu’s transition to green energy and assesses public perception of

Wed, 01/03/2023 - 09:38

A report on the proceedings of the National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change January 31, 2023 Organised by Report prepared by Mala Balaji (Researcher, Environment & Climate Action, CAG) Shankar Prakash (Researcher, Environment & Climate Action, CAG) Madhuvanthi Rajkumar (Researcher