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  • Busting The “Pesticides Are A Necessary Evil” Myth

    Blogpost by Shivani Shah - April 8, 2017 at 14:19

    The UN Calls The Bluff on Pesticides’ Industry

    I am relieved and yet I find myself typing away as I repeat what ecologists and sustainable agriculture experts have been trying to say for a very very long time. And what has been echoed in... Read more >

  • No fleeing the fly ash curse for Kuruvimedu residents

    Blogpost by Karthikeyan Hemalatha - April 5, 2017 at 22:20

    A version of this blog was first published on Times of India


    Finding Kuruvimedu isn’t easy. It is not on Google Maps. People on the main road didn’t seem to be aware of such a village. Tucked behind NTPC’s coal-based thermal power plant in Vallur,... Read more >

  • India Chooses Public Health for Now

    Blogpost by Sunil Dahiya - April 2, 2017 at 21:39

    March 28, 2017, was a landmark day for clean air supporters in India when the Supreme Court acknowledged the importance of  public health over commercial interests. The statement that the Court made regarding the health of people being far more crucia... Read more >

  • Boom and Bust 2017

    Blogpost by Nicole Ghio - March 27, 2017 at 17:16

    The Sierra Club, Greenpeace, and CoalSwarm released our third annual survey of proposed coal plants worldwide, Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking The Global Coal Plant Pipeline, and the results are staggering. Spoiler alert: if you are considering investing... Read more >

  • India's Efforts to Tackle Air Pollution - Mere Tokenism

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - March 11, 2017 at 14:18

    Thermal power plants are one of the major causes of air pollution in the country, especially in the Indo Gangetic Plain region (IGP). In December 2015, the Indian Government came out with a strict emission notification to control emissions from therma... Read more >

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