The tussle between environment and development has been existing since the beginning of industrialisation and will continue to exist. Sustainable development is found to be the middle ground or the binding force between these polarised realms. But what does this principle entails? Has it been carved out well by the judiciary? The article attempts to answer these by examining the judgement on government initiated Char Dham Project.
The article describes coastal erosion today, prime facie a natural phenomenon, to be a result of organized regulatory oversights and flaws. The analysis is primarily administered through a commentary on current-day environmental clearance regulations for coastal structures and their accommodation of a plethora of vested interests.
Asish Singh underlines the optimism and gaps in the climate politics around net zero targets and climate financing leading up to Glasgow and beyond.
The Plastic Ocean is a documentary that brings to light the infamous nature of plastic, opening up our eyes to the necessary solutions and path forward. A one cause, multiple effect situation arises, as the simple use and improper disposal of plastic products finds its way into the tales of animal endangerment, and rise in inequality and poverty.
In light of the US Volkswagen scandal, Bharat Stage, as India’s emission norms are called, are touted to be too low to generate worry for
Kalyani Unkule talks about India’s participation in the controversial TMT Project in Hawaii which is facing protests on cultural and environmental grounds and proposes a
Despite years of work, sanitation goals, particularly in rural India, have remained elusive. With the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission- targeting rural and urban