Coal-based power plant in India

India’s coal mining reforms: One step forward, two steps back

Cheap thermal power is now a myth as continuous renewable energy has become more is more competitive now. Read more »
snow cover over Arctic ice

NASA maps to help measure snow cover over Arctic ice

The new maps will help scientists with routine, widespread data to detect variations throughout the year. Read more »
Covid vs climate change

Fall in CO2 emissions not enough to stop climate change

The fall in air and water pollution due to the lockdown is a temporary phenomenon and should not prompt the world to lower the guard in the fight against climate change. Read more »
Yamuna New Delhi coronavirus lockdown impact

Cleaning of the Yamuna will need a war-like effort

Lockdown has given Yamuna a fresh lease of life, but things will be back to normal once the restrictions are lifted. Read more »
coronavirus-climate change

Four lessons from Covid-19 for fight against climate crisis

The coronavirus outbreak will result in a deeper understanding of the ties that bind humanity, and help the world in its fight against climate change. Read more »
Arctic ozone layer

Huge ozone hole over Arctic baffles scientists

Three times the area of Greenland, the ozone hole covers most of the central Arctic; no reason to worry yet, say scientists. Read more »
ozone layer above Antarctica

Earth’s ozone layer is healing due to human action, says study

The success in reversing the damage to ozone layer may prompt world nations to act swiftly and decisively on greenhouse gas emissions that threaten irreversible climate changes. Read more »
Canalpy, waste management in Alappuzha

The tale of two cities: Two Kerala models for waste management

Sanitation challenge: Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha faced similar waste management crises, but came up with divergent solutions to the problem. Read more »
air pollution: a city under smog cover

Air pollution: Scientists will soon be able to track real time data

The virtual constellation of satellites will collect data to cut pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide, smog, formaldehyde and aerosols. Read more »
Australian wild fire

World off target in global warming response, warns UN

Extreme weather events in 2019 resulted in rising hunger, displacement and loss of life around the world. Read more »