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Agri Politics Environment Pollution & Climate Change Resource Management

When Crops become Fireworks! – The Misfortunes of Stubble Burning and Manageable Solutions

Succeeding her first space flight, in 1997, the Haryana born wonder woman, Kalpana Chawla said, “The Ganges valley looked majestic, mind-boggling” when she viewed from the outer space. Imaginatively, had she been alive today, on a space mission, she would have seen burning fires, just the way the NASA’s Visible Earth site shows us.  The […]

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 – […]