water and sanitation SDG 6

Gathering storms: The perils of ignoring the water crisis

Concerted action at personal, political and global levels is needed to manage the world's water resource and to achieve SDG 6 set by the United Nations. Read more »
climate action during covid-19 crisis

Silver lining: Covid-19 injects urgency into climate action

Governments offer economic packages and tax incentives to address the climate change amid the Covid-19 outbreak and the resultant economic crisis. Read more »
India's $5 trillion economy plan faces climate change risk

India’s $5 trillion economy plan runs into Rs 7,14,000 crore climate change risk

There is a growing global demand for climate-friendly products that presents a huge opportunity for companies willing to invest in action against climate change. Read more »
global warming and climate change

Climate change: Green infrastructure key to keeping temperatures low in cities

The study by scientists at the University of Illinois establishes that humidity plays an important role in creating warmer climate in cities. Read more »
India's $5 trillion economy plan faces climate change risk

Bankrolling global climate action in the time of Covid-19

Given the fragmented nature of climate finance architecture, more guidance will be needed by poor countries to navigate this landscape. Read more »
Impact of global warming and climate change

Climate change: The fight must start with better ocean data

The data technology is incredibly useful for driving innovation as it provides real-time information in actionable forms. Read more »

Nasa research quantifies fall in air pollution due to Covid-19 pandemic

The study used computer models to establish that the nitrogen dioxide concentrations since February were lower by around 20%. Read more »
manvsnature

Climate change: Humans cannot win the war against nature

The nature is rebelling against exploitation by human beings through wild fires, tsunamis, hurricanes, massive floods, and now with the dreaded coronavirus. Read more »

Carbon emissions and economic growth: Learnings for India

The most important policy target for India is to transform the energy portfolio and promote renewable energy to reduce total aggregate energy consumption. Read more »
climate action during covid-19 crisis

Global warming to test 1.5C limit set by Paris Agreement

Annual mean global temperature in the next five years may be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Read more »