Revival of Bodhghat hydropower irritation project, and its subsequent problems

Bodhghat hydropower irritation project

The Bodhghat Hydropower Project has been a controversial project in Chhattisgarh. And, it has been pending for the last 40 years. First introduced in the 1970s the project sparked controversies in environmental groups over the tribal land. The project was finally abandoned in 1997, completely. Until the Bhupesh Baghel-led government chose to relaunch the Bodhghat … Read more

Is the lack of cooperation failing South Asia’s climate policies?

South aisan nations climate change policies failing

South Asia is one of the regions that is most susceptible to climate shocks as it aspires to fulfill its development ambitions. Droughts, floods, hurricanes, heat waves, and cyclones all emphasize very urgent adaptation and resilience needs. Almost 25% of the world’s population lives in the South Asian region. It is the most populated sub-region … Read more

The Women’s Media Center and its significance, Explained!

women media center importance

The Women’s Media Center (WMC) was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem. It is a progressive, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the visibility, viability, and decision-making power of women and girls in media. And, as a result, ensuring that their stories are told and voices are heard. Training WMC … Read more

‘Walkable cities’ are what we need in this climate change era

walkable cities

Most governments around the world are hard at work getting people out of their cars to reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality in urban spaces. To do this, governments are increasingly promoting alternative forms of transportation by increasing public transit, bicycle infrastructure, and walkability between community assets. However, globally people are also building cities … Read more

What is ‘Greening the Blue Initiatives’ report of the United Nations?

greening the blue 2022

A UNEP effort called ‘Greening the Blue’ seeks to include and assist the UN system in making the transition to more environmentally sustainable management of its facilities and activities. The UN system’s environmental footprint and efforts to minimize it are recorded in Greening the Blue Report 2022. The report contains 2021 data and was released … Read more

Can Brazil’s new president’s, Lula, climate policies save the Amazon rainforest?

lula's policies to save amazon forests

As Brazil’s newly elected president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has a great responsibility on his shoulders. The environmental infrastructure of the county is in great need of revival. During his campaign, Lula pledged to safeguard the Amazon rainforest, which traps a sizable percentage of the world’s carbon emissions, in order to aid in the … Read more

How environment friendly is human composting?

human body composting

Human composting is the process of converting our bodies into the soil and using it to fertilize the environment. Human composting is an effective and environmentally friendly option to consider with an efficient and simple procedure. Read more: What is human composting? In essence, organic material—in this instance, a body—is decomposed and transformed into nutrient-rich … Read more

Shawn Heinrichs, a marine photographer, helps find endangered species

Shawn Heinrichs founded the Blue Sphere Foundation and is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, photographer, scuba diver, and marine conservationist.

Shawn Heinrichs founded the Blue Sphere Foundation and is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, photographer, scuba diver, and marine conservationist. He serves on the International Board of WildAid, is a Director of Manta Trust, a Safina Fellow. Furthermore, he is an International League of Conservation Photographers Fellow. Shawn is a significant force in the global effort … Read more

China’s dedicated energy transition policy is showing positive results

china's green energy transition

Climate change poses a significant threat to China’s long-term prosperity. China is the largest carbon emitter in the world. The country contributes 30% of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. More than half of the world’s steel and cement comes from China. And, the CO2 emissions from just these two industries are more than those of … Read more

How does India manage its oil spills?

how India manages its oil spills

Oil spills may occur from ships either accidentally or due to illegal operational discharges. After China, India is the second-largest user of primary energy with an oil equivalent in the Asia-Pacific region. The Indian coastline serves as a conduit for over 70% of the global oil demand. Over 7,000 POL tankers pass through India’s major … Read more