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Experts stress equity in India’s push for a green economy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

A transition to a green economy in India must be a ‘Just Transition’, keeping in mind vulnerable livelihoods. A Just Transition would need to look at the labour surplus issue in India especially...

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India emits the most sulphur dioxide in the world

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

India is the largest emitter of sulphur dioxide (SO2) in the world, contributing more than 15 per cent of global anthropogenic emissions, according to a new report by Greenpeace released on...

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Eco-friendly fashion: India's sustainable apparel market is finding more takers

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

The eco-friendly clothes market in India is growing at a steady pace even as the industry is at a nascent stage. Manufacturers are adopting better practices to produce clothes that leave little...

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In Maharashtra village farmers switch to solar pumps, experts fear groundwater exploitation

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

In Maharashtra's Jalgaon village, many farmers spend sleepless nights to irrigate their fields, as power for irrigation isn't available during the daytime for 15 days a month, but Dattaji Balaji...

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Nature Conservation Day 2019: Mission Pani could be key to preventing a nationwide water crisis

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

The water crisis in Chennai, and droughts witnessed in Maharashtra and several other states this year, are likely to heighten if India fails take efforts to conserve water and replenish the low...

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Use water judiciously, Madurai corporation tells residents

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

As the water resources available for Madurai Corporation is dwindling at an alarming rate, the civic body has decided to supply water to houses once in four days instead of once in two days. The...

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Mission Pani: Community-led movement on water conservation is key to prevent national crisis

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The water crisis in Chennai, and droughts witnessed in Maharashtra and several other states this year, are likely to heighten if India fails take efforts to conserve water and replenish the low...

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Solar industry needs to ensure efficient use of water: Bridge to India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

The solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water for cleaning of solar panels and justify the 'environmentally-friendly' tag, consulting and research services...

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Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

India has made great gains in providing basic sanitation facilities since the start of the millennium, accounting for almost two thirds of the 650 million people globally who stopped practising...

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Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

Nearly 50 per cent of the country is currently facing drought with at least 16 per cent falling in the "exceptional" or "extreme" category, according to IIT Gandhinagar scientists managing India...

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