Climate Change
Opinion  /  Published 10.10.18

Climate change: Time is running out

It is a matter of degrees. And an urgent one at that. The Paris Agreement, supposedly the cornerstone of international negotiations to mitigate climate change, had agreed upon interventions to keep th...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.19

Climate change: Disastrous implications for children

As problems affecting the future of the planet become more complex, their solutions need to be vigorously reimagined. The requirement for innovative solutions is particularly acute right now in Brazi...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 08.08.19

Climate change threat to food supply, says UN

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new UN report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity t...
By Christopher Flavelle/ NYTNS in New York

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.19

Tree planting is good, but only if done mindfully

Sir — Last week, Ethiopia claimed to have planted 350 million trees in a day, breaking the world record of 50 million held by India since 2016. The planting was part of a national ‘green legacy’...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.19

A metaphor for democracy in India

Sir — The article, “Where the grass is white” (Sept 25), by Uddalak Mukherjee was suffused with nostalgia. It reminded readers that the big festive season is almost upon us. Just as kaashphul sp...
By The Telegraph in


Opinion  /  Published 26.09.19

It's everyone's job to resist climate change

Sir — It has been over a year since the 16-year-old environmental activist, Greta Thunberg, began her protest against the indifference of political leaders towards climate change. She has been celeb...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 24.09.19

Trump slammed for trolling Thunberg speech

US President Donald Trump stirred up fresh outrage on social media on Monday with a tweet mocking an impassioned speech made by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg at the UN climate summit in New York...
By AFP and The Telegraph in New York

India  /  Published 23.09.19

Modi calls for climate ‘andolan’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for a worldwide “jan andolan” or people’s movement aimed at behavioural change to combat climate change, and outlined India’s moves to curb its Ea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.18

SC asks Centre for reply on leopard shield plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking directions for “drastic and tough steps” to protect leopards, which have seen a sharp dip in population on account o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.19

The Anthropocene is not a western invention

Words create a separate magic, a penumbra of meaning that evokes memories. The word, serendipity, always fascinated me. It represented a stroke of luck, but it was luck that accompanied those who knew...
By Shiv Visvanathan in


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