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Environmental impact of the coal industry

Coal kills, its not only the enemy of people but also for planet and by the planet means the only home for all. India is putting fossil fuel at the forefront of its strategy to turn the pandemic into economic opportunity. We have to understand that dirty fuel won’t be good for the people and planet

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Try the ‘Airpocalypse’ filter to tell your pollution stories

Let me breathe has launched a new AR filter! https://www.instagram.com/ar/224795465280773/ The concept of the ‘Airpocalypse filter’ is simple. Telling a story on pollution and climate change using that one weapon which has become a symbol to keep us safe during pandemics and during an air pollution crisis: The FACE MASK that has become integral to […]

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Can we turn the problem into an opportunity as India becomes the third-largest producer of e-waste?

The largest e-waste producer in the world is China followed by USA and then India. How does e-waste affect the environment and us?

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CEOs for the Future: 8 Priority Business Actions for a Green Recovery

Twenty business leaders from India have signed a statement that is a 'call to action' that outlines priorities for repurposing business activity to stimulate green growth and create more resilient India in the economic recovery required in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic

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The Burning Mental Health of Farmers

This article delves into the topic of the effects of climate change on agriculture and the impact this has on the mental health of farmers

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PM Modi launches auction of commercial mining

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the auction process of coal blocks for commercial mining via video conference with an aim to achieve self-sufficiency in meeting energy needs and boost industrial development. The process is open for domestic as well as global firms under the 100 percent FDI (foreign direct investment) route. But, at the same […]

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In 5 countries, majority citizens want stricter laws to improve air quality: Report

At least two-thirds of citizens in five countries have said they support stricter laws to tackle air pollution, according to a new YouGov survey conducted on behalf of the Clean Air Fund.  According to a new survey, the majority of Indians think living in an area with high air pollution increases the risk of “catching […]

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Heatwaves, floods and cyclones: Here’s what India’s first climate change assessment report says

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has come out with India’s first Climate Change Assessment Report. The report titled “Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region” will be released by Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan on 19th June 2020. The 242 pages report says that in the 29 years from 1986 to 2015, […]

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World Oceans Day 2020: What is the need for sustainable oceans?

The ocean is one of the most diverse places on Earth. They cover over 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface and hold 97 per cent of our planet’s water. According to the National Ocean Service, “the oceans produce over half of the world’s oxygen and stores 50 times more Carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. Many […]

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Invasion of species -Locust Swarm

Indian officials have struggled for weeks to contain the country’s worst locust invasion in decades, as the insects have moved from western regions to the New Delhi and other areas despite efforts to douse crops with pesticides and kill swarms using drones Locust Swarms – What are they, how come they are in India and should you be […]

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: The need to tackle menstrual waste in India

World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on May 28 every year. The main idea behind marking this day is to change the social stigma associated with menstruation. The date May 28 was chosen to observe the day because on average the menstrual cycle for most women is 28 days and the menstruation period for most […]

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We need to protect our forests now!

While the entire nation has been under lockdown, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) and the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL), our country’s highest government authorities entrusted with the role of protection of India’s environment, forests and wildlife have been busy diluting our environmental laws and clearing industrial, mining, hydropower, commercial projects […]

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Why India Needs A Climate Change Law?

Climate Change is killing us and it will make us EXTINCT, sooner than later. Decades of ruthless exploitation of the planet and it’s the environment has resulted in a situation that nature is now hitting back and it is hitting back hard. The rising number of instances of violent weather phenomenon, forest-fires, extinction of species, droughts, […]

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What are coal miners going through in this time of pandemic?

With the country confronted with an unprecedented situation, offices have resumed work from home to keep safe.  But, there are many still who are still working, risking their lives in this current situation, the Coal Miners.  Supply of coal declared as essential service Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi had announced […]

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Down in the dark: Coal mining in India

Digging up more coal has become a national priority for India as it tries to meet its electricity needs. India has the fifth-largest coal reserves in the world and is the fourth-largest producer of coal in the world Mining minerals have been the most profitable business and established economy worldwide. Of all minerals, coal has […]

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Strike For The Future!

The letter to the White House on Climate Emergency

The impact of vehicular emissions on air pollution