manvsnature

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 »
Alps turning pink

Environmentalists see red over pink ice in Italian Alps

The watermelon snow is caused by algae that is commonly found in the Dark Zone of Greenland. Read more »
climate change, global warming and air pollution

Different strokes: Decoupling government policy on air pollution and climate change

Can same policy measures address the twin challenges of air pollution and climate change effectively? A new study provides the answer. Read more »
global recession and indian economy

A wish list for casual workers amid heat wave conditions

The government must expand the scope of Ayushman Bharat scheme to add provision for treating workers falling ill due to heat wave. 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 »
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 »
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 »
ground water contamination is rampant across the world

Urbanisation, climate change to hit quality, availability of drinking water

Increased temperatures in the wettest periods of the year result in dissolved organic carbon concentration increases of up to 45%. Read more »