Nutrition & Health Pollution & Climate Change

Climate change to reduce availability of nutrients worldwide

One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and undernutrition around the world is to produce foods that provide not only enough calories but also make enough necessary nutrients widely available. New research finds that, over the next 30 years, climate change and increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) could significantly reduce the availability of critical nutrients […]

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Environment Op-ed Pollution & Climate Change

Environment should be an Election topic !

The Indian Election and IPL, eerily, have a lot in common. Intense competition, Controversies, headliner events, fabulous performances, capitulation from strong positions, die-hard loyalists, underdog victory stories and finally the ace act of buying people with money. The list of similarities end there. While the swashbuckling century of Brendon McCullum is still fresh in memory […]

Pollution & Climate Change

Understanding the polar vortex fiasco | Climate change and extremely cold weather event

In January 2019, an unusual weather phenomenon hit the US midwest region, plunging temperatures to a record low, bringing day to day activities to a standstill. The harsh weather conditions were attributed to what was termed as the “Polar vortex phenomenon”. Meanwhile, President Trump took the twitter by storm, once again by a tweet which […]