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Why I would not support a ban on meat

Banning meat is cruel demonetisation. It is stealing from the poor, nothing less, writes Sunita Narain. Recently at the release of our book First Food: Culture of Taste, which discusses the link......

They still won't say the 'C' word

Donald Trump denied it. Hillary Clinton avoided saying it. But the Climate Change crisis is frighteningly real. Sunita Narain on what a Trump presidency and Brexit mean for planet Earth. And yes,......

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......

Why the fuss over BS-IV vehicles is quite meaningless

The fact is that BS-IV vehicles, particularly diesel trucks, are much less polluting than BS-III ones, says Sunita Narain. Why this huge fuss? I am talking about the automobile......

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......
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Why the fuss over BS-IV vehicles is quite meaningless

The fact is that BS-IV vehicles, particularly diesel trucks, are much less polluting than BS-III ones, says Sunita Narain. Why this huge fuss? I... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/column/column-why-the-fuss-over-bs-iv-vehicles-is-quite-meaningless/20170417.htm
Why I would not support a ban on meat

Banning meat is cruel demonetisation. It is stealing from the poor, nothing less, writes Sunita Narain. Recently at the release of our book First... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/why-i-would-not-support-a-ban-on-meat/20170404.htm
Bring parity on diesel, petrol taxes, auto industry body tells EPC

Pitching for parity between tax measures on diesel and petrol, industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) told the Environment... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-bring-parity-on-diesel-petrol-taxes-auto-industry-body-tells-epc-2377389
Environmentalist Sunita Narain slams Yogi Adityanath's ‘militant vegetarianism’

In the last few days, Yogi Adityanath’s move to close illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh has caused quite a furore. Wading into the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-cruel-demonetization-environmentalist-sunita-narain-slams-yogi-adityanath-s-militant-vegetarianism-2370818
Narain flays Kerala govt's decision on Athirappilly project

Renowned environmentalist Sunita Narain today flayed the CPI(M)-led LDF government's decision to implement a hydro-power project at ecologically... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/narain-flays-kerala-govt-s-decision-on-athirappilly-project-117031600707_1.html

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