Sustainable Solutions for the Urban Environment

Reduce resource use and change lifestyles to ensure that the use of all resources is within the sustainable limits of natural ecosystems.

Foul air: Thermal power more to blame than crackers

The Thermal Power Plant rules could become an arena of progressive policy-making where the courts and government work together to tackle pollution.

Comments on National Energy Policy

Energy sector should be democratised, with policy-making, decisions, management, etc. in the hands of the people along with state institutions.

Fauna returns to Ameenpur lake

“Every water body from the past should be treated as a heritage body.”

Sanitarily yours...

At a school in Kanchipuram, teachers and students harvest manure from dry composting toilets, thus paying possibly the best tribute to Gandhi

Reviving a River, Reviving a Lost Culture

Tribal elders in downstream communities seek restoration of Myntdu River that has been destroyed by decades of coal mining.

Despair and hope on the Roof of the World

Ladakhis are working quietly towards sustaining, reviving and reconstructing society in ways that could bring back some harmony between humans and ...

Harley Davidson and the art of lake maintenance

On every Sunday a group of citizens living around the Jakkur Lake assemble, discuss, carry out bird and reptile censuses, clean, and design and imp...

Green goals for the Delhi aam aadmi

Delhi residents would reap a triple benefit: cleaner air, quicker and safer transportation, and, for all except license-plate buyers, more money in...

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