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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...

Fifteen superpowers of the Sun

Blog entry by Rajesh K | June 20, 2013

1. The SUN has been glowing for 4.5 billion years & will continue to glow for another 4.5 billion years. There is no question of solar energy getting exhausted in the near future! 2. Energy equivalent to 1.37 KW of electricity...

Volunteers working with Greenpeace for a sustainable future

Blog entry by Arpita Seth | June 19, 2013

Agog at the variety of participation in unifying Greenpeace’s Switch on the Sun, Renewable Energy (RE) campaign, here is a profile on the volunteers at Greenpeace. Since they come from diverse academic backgrounds such as law,...

Gezi Park: A historic defence of democracy

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | June 19, 2013

"Find out just what people will submit to and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong that will be imposed upon them." – Frederick Douglass, American ex-slave civil rights leader. The citizens of Istanbul now...

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