Environment Sustainable Energy

Why not Solar ?

Earth’s atmosphere receives 173 thousand terawatts of solar energy. It has been reported that one hour of incoming solar radiation is equivalent to more than world’s energy consumption for an entire year. If we carefully tap this massive power,all our energy needs can be met sustainably.     So, How does a solar panel works […]

Agri Politics Environment Pollution & Climate Change

Understanding the nexus between Climate change and Agrarian distress in India

“ I play fictitious characters often solving fictitious problems.  I believe mankind has looked at climate change in the same way, as if it were a fiction.”      -Leonardo DiCaprio Every summer we usually feel hotter than previous one.  This is not just a psychological illusion any more. 2017 was the hottest year on record without […]

Climate change
Environment Op-ed Pollution & Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change in the Indian way – Analysis of strength and challenges

I believe WE, the human beings are the epitome of the word “development”. The development rate during industrial era is something unprecedented. With 8.7 million species (and still a lot to be uncovered), Homo sapiens have carved a niche for themselves. Such was man’s dominance that it lead to creation of a new age – […]

Environment

Chennai Oil Spill: Lessons To Be Learnt !

Right from the advent of industrialisation, human activities have always impacted the environment. Upto what extent the damage caused is justifiable is debatable. There are sudden impacts such as nuclear radiations and there are slow impacts such as global warming. One such human activity which is currently taking a toll on our marine and coastal […]