Tag Archive: Environment

Is India caught between a coal and a solar future?

At the U.N. climate talks, to get acclaim, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an International Solar Alliance with France’s President Francois Holland and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The alliance aims to boost solar… Continue reading

The Youth Care More About Climate Change Than Just Taking A Selfie

‘But first, let me take a selfie.’ You can’t have missed this song if you are a millennial. Selfie is the word that party anthems are made of these days. In 2013, it… Continue reading

Patents Stymie India’s Push to bring Solar Electricity to Rural Areas

In August this year, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the United States after the Obama administration successfully challenged India on its domestic content requirements in solar panels, saying intellectual property… Continue reading

Climate justice and environmental-consciousness need a long-term goal

Just a day before the recent climate negotiations in Bonn concluded, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested that the discourse on climate change needs to shift to climate justice. Speaking at a meet on… Continue reading

‘Marry before your house is swept away’: Climate change is giving child marriages a boost

‘Marry before your house is swept away’ is what the girls are being advised in Bangladesh, according to a 134-page report by Human Rights Watch published in June this year. “Whatever land my… Continue reading

Is The World Ready For Climate Migrants?

Last month, the pictures of Rohingya Muslims struggling at sea were some of the most tragic and unsettling images to hit the world. With their bodies wasting away and despair in their eyes,… Continue reading