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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......

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This......

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......

PM re-constitutes climate panel; CSE's Narain, Ratan Tata out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-constituted a high-level climate panel and dropped well-known environmentalist Sunita Narain and top industry leader Ratan Tata from the council. TERI chairperson R......

How we can clean the highly polluted Ganga river

Water is drawn for agriculture, industry and cities, but only waste is returned to the river says Sunita Narain. Way back in 1986, Rajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga Action Plan. But years later,......
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For a meaningful climate framework

1 December 2015, New Delhi, Sunita Narain Paris must agree to operationalise equity by accepting that the level of effort of each country's... ...
Paris protests muted but world speaks up for climate change

The French have scored a diplomatic coup by reversing the order of proceedings in such summits. Beginning with Rio de Janeiro in 1992, national... ...

On the final day of the National Consultation on Crop Loss Estimation, Relief and Compensation, NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) called... ...
At Paris climate summit, PM Modi to unveil India's grand plans on renewables

NEW DELHI: Seeking a grand alliance among 122 nations to pursue solar energy, India is set to make a significant impact at the 12-day climate... ...
Schoolkids march to India Gate, demand action against pollution

NEW DELHI: With India Gate barely visible from a distance of even 200m, hundreds of kids braved the chill on Saturday morning and took to Rajpath... ...

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