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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Global warming, Climate change, Coffee, Covid19

DailyOh! Why the coffee you drink could be extinct soon, to who started Taking A Knee protest

The cup of coffee you drink could be gone in 60 years.

VARIETY

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Gulabo sitabo, Climate change, Indian sundarbans delta, Cyclone amphan

How a delta ravaged by Cyclone Amphan awaits a revival

As if Covid-19 was not enough, Amphan has damaged infrastructure, rendered many homeless, and imposed a cost on the West Bengal economy whose indelible impacts will be felt in the long-run.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Pollution, Disease control, Climate change, Covid19

Climate change and coronavirus: Is the Covid-19 pandemic really a surprise?

A study in China estimates that there are now more than 30 strains of SARS-CoV-2 spread across the globe. This pandemic is no surprise. It was coming, and so will others.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Carbon emissions, Climate change, Compressed bio gas, Liquefied natural gas

Why India needs a new energy roadmap

While India has given a strong turn in the energy roadmap towards renewables and re-balancing the energy mix, it would be unfair to expect to wean off fossil fuels completely at this stage of our developmental cycle.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Global warming, Greta thunberg, Climate Change Summit, Climate change

Why climate summits fail to spur action

Amid one of the largest environmental protests ever, the commitments from some of the biggest emitters — the US, China, and India — are awfully inadequate.

VARIETY

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Climate change, October 2, Plastic ban, Single-use plastic

How Greta Thunberg is echoing Mahatma Gandhi's views on environment

To say that reduction of plastic will require radical change in our lifestyle and culture is to ensure that no one will listen.

SCI-TECH

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Environmental conservation, Flood relief camps, Global warming, Climate change

The floods are your fault: Why I think we are primarily responsible for the devastating flooding all around

When we choose AC comfort or our own vehicle over public transport, we are harming the environment. It's not just world leaders who can fix the planet. It's you and me, if we actually care.

LIFE

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Brahmaputra, Floods, Climate change, Chennai water crisis

Floods or Droughts: How nature can cure India's impending water crisis

The idea of water governance should be based on demand management and adapting to the moods of nature, instead of trying to control it.

LIFE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Polar bear, Climate change, Rio river tragedy, Jharkhand lynching

The World, This Week: Three images that broke my heart into three thousand pieces

We are often told to not dwell on sad sights. But confronted with these three pictures, how could I look away? The taste of their despair settled deep within my mouth.

LIFE

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Insect based diets, Gm foods, Lab-grown insects, Food security

Could insect meat help save the planet?

Food production is getting increasingly non-viable and resource-intensive, And scientists say that lab-grown insects could be the solution.