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Latest Articles in Environment

Technology Has More Harm To Environment Than Benefits

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is ‘Connecting People to Nature’, which asks us to get outdoors into the lap of nature, to understand its importance, to appreciate its beauty and to take forward the need to protect the earth where we live in.

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The Challenges And Dilemma Of Sustainable Development: India’s Response

The dilemma of sustainable development lies in the challenges for economic growth and development that are directly linked to the immense risk of climate change.

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The Governance Of Sustainable Development Goals In India

That India is taking its commitment seriously is visible in the fact that Niti Aayog – the National Institution for Transforming India – Chaired by the Prime Minister has been assigned the role to ‘coordinate’ the achievement of India’s sustainable development goals both in quantitative and qualitative terms.

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Here Is Everything You Want To Know About World Environment Day

India has taken significant steps on addressing the commitments made during the Paris agreement through the intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) and on the SDG indicators.

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India’s NDC Targets At Paris Agreements: What Does It Mean?

India aims to reduce its “emission intensity of GDP by 33 percent-35 percent by 2030, below 2005 levels”. Emission intensity in the simplest terms is ratio of Greenhouse Gases to GDP.

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Future Of Climate Change Regime Has Been Shackled: USA Climate Policy

With Trump rescinding Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and existing policies like Clean Power Plan, the impact of his moves will be felt globally, given the high per capita emission of USA, and the reviving of the coal industry by Trump, via his America First Energy Plan.

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US Quits Paris Climate Deal, Which Benefits India, China: Donald Trump

The real-estate tycoon said he made the decision as the deal was unfair to the US and badly hit businesses and jobs.

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Urbanisation, Pollution Affecting Freshwater Bodies: expert

The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country

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Need For An ‘Evergreen Revolution’ In Agricultural Sector: PM

On 19 May in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for ‘evergreen revolution’ to meet some of the challenges faced in the agricultural sector

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Environment: Water Crisis

Poor monsoons have resulted in a water crisis with over one-third of the 91 reservoirs across the country being filled below capacity

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Earth Day: A Reminder To Everyone About Conservation Of Our Planet

Rising global temperatures have been accompanied by changes in weather and climate. Many places have seen changes in rainfall, resulting in more floods, droughts, or intense rain, as well as more frequent and severe heat waves

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Dealing With Air Pollution, Japanese Way

In a candid chat with BW Businessworld, Kenko Sone, Minister (Economic & Development) of Japan says that Japan looks forward to working with people and government of India to curb air pollution which is at the alarming stage

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PM Modi Urges Jan Shakti To Save Jal Shakti

Namami Gange is Modi government's ambitious project that brings together various efforts of the government for cleaning and conserving the river

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Water Scarcity

Population growth and climate change are creating a new, more challenging world. Let's be ready for a severe crisis in the coming decades

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What Will Indian Rivers Inter-link Project Bring!

There is an urgent need to take Socio-environmental concerns related to IRL Project so a very detailed hydrological, geological, meteorological and environmental analysis of the project would be imperative for the benefit of India

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