Open Letter to Satguru (and other “Hurry Babas”)
I would have worked with all the people who are already working on/for rivers, water issues and so on for a dialogue - and test the proposal.
Reviving an Urban Lake - Doddagubbi Kere
“Our pond is the only documented example of a simple, Natural Pond-Forest revival, a Solution for the looming urban environmental and water crisis"
Save shola forests to combat climate change
If the natural forests of the Western Ghats are conserved, then despite increasing rains there would be less less danger of flooding downstream
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.
What we should know about National Water Commission
Mihir Shah Committee report suggests restructuring CWC and CGWB and setting up an apex body for water management. Experts ... raise some concerns.
Water to the power of four
In the Four Waters concept, the central focus is on using rain water, surface water and groundwater, and maintenance of soil moisture at a high level.
On the Other Side of the Wall
"Look at this age- it’s the age of medicine- people, plants everything subsists on ‘dawai’ – it is an age of duplicity – it looks good from outside...
The best of times, the worst of times
Only a comprehensive policy response can ensure that farmers’ distress becomes a thing of the past.
Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river
“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”