While the Modi government’s increased coal tax is a welcome move, it couldn’t have come at a better time for all of us…
GDP growth

I realized GDP growth is one of those terms that we all talk about, but don't really seem to grasp the concept.
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It shouldn't be a wonder that no sympathy is shown for the condition of stray animals, when that of impoverished humans is ignored.
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One of the world’s leading climate scientists is accused of sexual harassment by a female TERI employee. Here's something not many know about him.
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Is India's central government so powerless to combat worsening air pollution that we need the US government and EPA to rescue us?
Linear projects include roads, power lines, highways, bridges, canals and pipelines.

National Green Tribunal stayed two Central government-backed MoEF communications allowing linear projects to circumvent the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

YKA gets Ritika Singh, an engineer and MBA graduate working in Dubai, to answer our quirky queries.
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It is the first time that Prime Minister Modi will be looked upon to make some decisions regarding climate change on the international stage.
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Apart from calling up and interfering with Jayanthi Natarajan’s work in the MoEF, Rahul Gandhi did precious little on “behalf of tribal and poor people”

What is the prioritisation of animal saving campaigns based on?
Indian Minister of Environment and Fores

The most amusing part of the letter was the instance of how an important file during the UPA regime was found in the “washroom of the computer section”
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So it won’t be entirely dreamy-eyed optimistic to hope that the two countries could come together for some real disaster mitigating action.
Climate protest in Dublin

"We don't need a separate climate movement; we need to seize the climate moment."
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You may want to believe that an occurrence in the Pacific cannot affect your life, but nature does not know boundaries- when it strikes, its hits all.

Environmental tragedies should be responded with all hands on deck and not left in incapable hands for days.
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Vociferous about land rights of the tribal people, how then does this government justify the land it grabs in the name of 'development'?

Captured in a frame - the ecological questions that face us, and the answers that we need.
western ghats

There is a reason why MoS Prakash Javadekar needs to sit up and listen.
obama G20

With the new SDGs ready to come into effect post-2015, funds, where they come from and what they cater to will dictate the course of development.
An injured male chinkara is rescued by a Bishnoi woman. After a few hours, it was moved to the rescue centre at Jodhpur Zoo. Photo credit: Gajendra Singh

There may come a time when the chinkara might stop sneezing—and no one will miss it.
Elephant electrocuted near Bandipur – Photo Courtesy: Centre for Wildlife Studies
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Of the tragedies resulting from human-animal conflicts.

Coal fired development might have resulted in affluence in western societies but it has also meant disaster in many ways.

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