Opinion  /  Published 28.01.19

Battling pollution with free public transport

Over 12 lakh Indians died in 2017 due to air pollution. Can this prompt the country to try out free public transport?...
By Atanu Biswas

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Dhapa waste burns, emits pollutant-rich smoke

Dhapa, where Calcutta’s waste is being dumped since the late 1980s, predates the concept of engineered landfills...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.12.18

India ahead of China on climate action

The Climate Change Performance Change Index, 2019, has ranked India 11 among 60 countries...
By Jayanta Basu in Katowice (Poland)

Business  /  Published 09.12.18

Green Tech to cut coal use in steel evolves

Mumbai-born scientist's green steel technique to reduce carbon footprint in steel production...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 08.12.18

Priyanka Chopra’s doublespeak

Wonder if the animals (and asthmatic humans) breathed pure, fresh air in and around Umaid Bhawan...


West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.19

US model for fume check

Environmentalists working on air quality in Calcutta said the city should follow the California model and set a time frame for fuel switch...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Ban on stubble burning

The violators are to be prosecuted under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and can land in jail...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Ban on booze, boat selfies at picnic spots

Bid to check pollution ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

Join hands for a common climate goal

Collective action is the key to setting a new paradigm for climate change mitigation...
By Swati Prabhu

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

January debut for electric bus fleet in Calcutta

80 such buses will ply across 10 routes...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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