community management of forest fires

People’s participation can prevent forest fires

Creation of more van panchayats and more autonomy to these bodies would strengthen the involvement of local communities in preventing forest fires. Read more »
end to plastic pollution problem

Can AI-designed super enzyme end plastic pollution crisis

Researchers at the University of Texas have developed a super enzyme termed as hydrolase that can break down plastic in 24 hours, offering an effective way to tackle plastic pollution. Read more »
india's green hydrogen drive

India’s green hydrogen drive faces heavy odds

India has the potential to become a global leader in green hydrogen, but it needs to plug gaps in technology and funding. Read more »
twitter climate change denial

Post truth: Twitter ban on ads pushing climate change denial may yield little

Twitter to ban ads propagating climate change denial, but similar action by Google, Facebook failed to stop spread of misinformation. Read more »
The world earth day

Earth Day 2022: India must invest in effective enforcement of environment laws

Earth Day 2022 must be seen as an opportunity to address the shortcomings that stop it from performing better on key parameters. Read more »
climate change and fossil fuel industry

Climate change: IPCC report 2022 an indictment of fossil fuel industry

The third and final climate change report by IPCC highlights the influence of fossil fuel industry that could derail efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »
ecolabelling and SDG 12

Ecolabelling, public procurement support key to achieving SDG 12

Ecolabelling needs to be promoted as there is pressure on India to shift towards sustainable consumption and production and to improve its sustainability ranking. Read more »
facebook and climate change denial

Facebook algorithm promotes disinformation on climate change: Study

Facebook serves disinformation to climate change sceptics, pushing them to communities that oppose climate action, says study. Read more »
heat stress threat in south asia

Heat stress will make parts of poor countries unlivable

By 2050, heat stress will make several parts of South Asia, and regions around the Persian Gulf and Red Sea uninhabitable. Read more »
india's green hydrogen drive

Ukraine war: Soaring gas prices make green hydrogen a viable fuel option

The Ukraine crisis has pushed natural gas prices to record levels, making grey hydrogen more expensive that green hydrogen. Read more »