Op-ed Pollution & Climate Change

Green Diwali Ahead ! Balancing Customary Practices and Environmental Rights

Winter arrives hand-in-hand with air pollution in India and this winter is no exception. There are clamouring voices, particularly in the National Capital Region to take imminent measures to reduce and tackle air pollution. Few desperate measures such as penalising old vehicles, regulating unlawful construction measures and increased awareness and vigilance on stubble burning were […]

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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 […]