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Environmentalist Sunita Narain stable after hit-and-run mishap

Hit by a car while cycling, environmental activist Sunita Narain on Monday said cyclists in Indian cities are being edged out systematically to make way for cars. "Cyclists in Indian cities are......

Anna Hazare and his 80s revolution

Sunita Narain profiles the man who never took half steps to development and transformed a drought-hit village into a prosperous one back in the 1980s. The first time I met Anna Hazare was in the......

Sunita Narain: Bullets are not the answer

We cannot say that development-related issues are long term while the immediate task is to annihilate the Naxalites.The massacre of 76 policemen in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh by the......

'Cyclone Nargis a sign of things to come'

Sunita Narain, director, Centre for Science and Environment has warned that the Nargis cyclone that devastated Myanmar is a "sign of things to come", as climate change caused extreme weather to......

'The drought is a policy induced disaster'

'Drought in the 1990s was essentially the drought of a poor India.''This 2016 drought is of a richer and more water-guzzling India.''The severity and intensity of the drought is not about lack of......

Swachh Bharat Mission: What the nation needs to know

We do not even know where our waste comes from and where it goes, says Sunita Narain Swachh Bharat Mission, the government’s much-needed flagship programme, is not just about building......

Big warnings from 2015 to save the environment

Another catastrophe awaits us - living in a more inequitable, insecure, and intolerant world, notes Sunita Narain. The year 2015 has come to an end. It was full of events that are......

Why India will do nothing about killer 'diesel'

Every time we pointed out the overwhelming evidence of diesel's toxicity, we were brushed aside, says Sunita Narain. The Volkswagen diesel car scam is of no consequence to us. India's diesel......

Design smart cities for India without copying the West

The most efficient utility for our smart cities will be about smart design, writes Sunita Narain.  Smart cities will work only if we can reinvent the very idea of urban growth.  Smart......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......
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Garbage is about recycling

Last fortnight, I discussed the need to reinvent garbage management in our cities so that we can process waste and not 'landfill' it ('In need of a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/sunita-narain-garbage-is-about-recycling-116052200730_1.html
Indo-US air pollution meet recommends setting deadlines for states to meet air quality standards

NEW DELHI: The concluding sessions of the Indo-US workshop on air pollution on Wednesday ended with heated exchange of words. Ranged on two sides... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/the-good-earth/Indo-US-air-pollution-meet-recommends-setting-deadlines-for-states-to-meet-air-quality-standards/articleshow/52342712.cms
Clean and clear

| Sharang Bhaskaran Environmental experts say India can still make up for lost time on its environmental policies. By Sharang Bhaskaran For... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/clean-and-clear.html
Regional plan needed to tackle pollution, says co-author of IIT study

Delhi's air will have twice the normal amount of PM 2.5 in it even if all emission sources are controlled within the city limits, Mukesh Kumar, the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/delhi/regional-plan-needed-to-tackle-pollution-says-co-author-of-iit-study/story-LRqHxRcu3LZl3NEAnzJvWN.html
Wind conditions pose challenge to Delhi's pollution

16 May 2016, New Delhi, Piyush Ohrie Even as the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report cites that Delhi has lost its tag of... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=299623

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