BJP’s International and Subnational Energy Commitments: A Balancing Act
By Smiti Mathur
Election manifesto promises like 24/7 electricity and continuous power supply for agriculture either require fossil fuel reliance or long-term investments.
Swallowed by Water, in the Sundarbans There Is Nowhere Else to Go
By Piya Srinivasan
Poor and lower-caste women shoulder the worst impacts of climate change in the Sundarbans. The area also highlights key lessons on building climate resilience.
Climate Change and Poor Planning Combine in India’s Devastating Monsoon Season
By Sibi Arasu
The devastation of this year's monsoon season in India has been unusual, as the problem of climate change-boosted rain is worsened by unregulated development.
An Era of Extremes in South Asia: A Crisis of Health, Development, and Policy Planning
By Ishani Palandurkar
South Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate extremes, which bring serious health complications.
Heat and Debt: Climate Change and Poverty in Rural South Asia
By Sandeep Kandikuppa
The weather-related struggles faced by informal workers of India are intimately linked to the debt crisis that has long been brewing in the countryside.
With India’s Electrical Grid Under Strain, Rural Hospitals and Clinics Find Reliable Power in Rooftop Solar
By Sibi Arasu
The reliability that solar has brought has been a revelation.
Why South Asia Should Embrace Climate Migration
By Mahika Khosla
Migration is often framed as a failure of climate adaptation. It’s better seen as an effective and sustainable response to climate change.
Uranium Exploration Stepped Up In India’s Northeast
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
India’s emphasis on uranium exploration assumes importance in the context of goals set by the government to harness non-fossil energy.
Climate Migration: Nomads Move to Towns in Warming Ladakh
By Aijaz Hussain
Shifting weather patterns have already altered people's lives through floods, landslides and droughts in this inhospitable but beautiful mountain region.
Cups, Straws, Spoons: India Starts on Single-use Plastic Ban
By Aniruddha Ghosal
As a first step, India has identified 19 plastic items that aren't very useful but have a high potential to become litter, including plastic cups, straws, and ice cream sticks.
India’s Energy-Environment Catch-22
By Monika Mondal
Extreme weather events, like India’s heatwaves, pose new challenges to green solutions.
India Reels Under Brutal Heat Wave, Blackouts
By Krutika Pathi and Aniruddha Ghosal
Supplies of coal at thermal power plants are running perilously low, underscoring India’s need to diversify energy sources.