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Where do we draw the line and say it is enough?

Blog entry by Bipasha Majumder | July 24, 2013

"Hydropower is a renewable, economic, nonpolluting and environmentally benign source of Energy." So says the Annual Report of Ministry of Power ( 2001-2002 Chapter 2 ) where the untapped potential of all the Mountain states have...

Let the sun shine more on Delhi’s rooftops

Blog entry by Anand Prabu Pathanjali | July 23, 2013

A century old city that has been representing the face of our country and holds the seat of the honorable Prime Minister of the country. Delhi, a word that triggers lots of historical memories in ones mind and I happen to be in this...

Meeting and being inspired by Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | July 16, 2013

Kumi Naidoo (left) joins activists at a rally in Istanbul calling for an ‘end to the age of coal’ Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International recently said, “Mahatma Gandhi once said, first they ignore you, then...

One positive step from the World Bank, many to follow

Blog entry by Paul Horsman and Shiwang Singh | July 3, 2013

Rampaging floods in Uttarakhand,India, Mindanao, along Europe's famed Danube, in large tracts of Canada, and in America's Midwest. Toxic smog in Singapore, Malaysia, and China's industrial heartland. Melting glaciers in the Alps,...

Who bears the brunt of power cuts in our society?

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | July 2, 2013

As I was taking a metro towards Jahangirpuri on Saturday June 15, I saw a poster of a political party talking about how they are with the 'Aam Admi'(common man) in every step and are striving to improve the nation in every sphere...

The people’s movement to fight for freedom from the BRAI bill and GM crops has begun!

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | July 1, 2013

India is a nation which has long been known for people’s movements and Jantar Mantar in Delhi has been one of those symbolic places for people around the country to join hands and demand “their right” or “what is right.” These...

In God we trust?

Blog entry by Bittu Sahgal | July 1, 2013

Photo © Sanat Shodan I sat for two hours in the leaf litter and summer dust of Gir in the company of a lioness and her three cubs. Watching her watching us watch her cubs, I felt an overwhelming sense of peace envelope me.

Uttarakhand's flood relief work: how can you help.

Blog entry by GP | June 24, 2013

Uttarakhand is recuperating from devastating flash floods. Homes have been washed away, people have been displaced. It’s cold, there’s no drinking water, and people are running out of food.   The relief work is in progress and help in...

Floods in Uttarakhand: people and ecology suffer

Blog entry by Shashwat Raj and Paul Horseman | June 24, 2013

Today in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, we are witnessing one of the worst man-made calamities in recent times. A disastrous cycle of events has led to floods that have already killed many people and displaced many more from their...

Giving the street back to whom it belongs

Blog entry by Bernardo Camara | June 21, 2013

"The people finally woke up" ... and they won't be going back to sleep. This phrase, heard from the four corners of Brazil this Monday, reflected a infectious sentiment felt everywhere. The hours past midnight saw thousands of...

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