What the hell is going on with global warming? Please come back fast we need you! This tweet from the White House shows dastard apathy towards 22.5 million climate refugees moving across borders sustaining poverty, disaster, and grave human right violations. I wish this tweet could humor Tarasiya, a baiga woman in Madhya Pradesh who is clueless about the term climate change: but she is baffled with frequent droughts, reduced forests and emerging cattle diseases. After decades of constant efforts, global community woke up to the glaring evidence of climate change. IPCC has vehemently established that climate change is not a figment of imagination it is a reality. As a result world community gathered at Earth summit in Rio 1992 and enshrined the principle of "Common but differentiated
By and large, we are taught that deforestation leads to environmental degradation and other environmental problems. In fact, the problems created by deforestation are atrocious for all organisms. We all know about its impact on the environment. Having said that, what about its impact on the human? I would like to draw your attention to the link that exists between deforestation and human disease. I would like to start with a case study so that a better understanding is developed in analyzing the correlation. Case Study of Deforestation in Borneo Island Borneo is the largest island of Asia and third-largest island in the world. It is shared both by Malaysia and Indonesia. It is one of the oldest rainforests in the world. But it seems like very soon, we will be replacing ‘is’ with ‘was’.
India is a land of diversity. This statement stays true even for the geography of the country. India has a huge potential for harbouring renewable energy and the good news is that’s what India is doing! Recently, India has grabbed the 4th position in global wind power installed capacity. With the year coming to an end, it’s time to look at the efforts made by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). What Has MNRE Done To Get International Attention? Clean energy is the energy that everyone should opt for and even our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi believes in it. As a result of which, India has taken up the largest renewable capacity expansion programme in the world. This clearly indicates that India has plans for increasing the share of clean energy by focusing on the renewabl
Do you remember giggling while watching Chennai Express? The plot of the movie revolves around the last wish of Rahul's grandfather. He wanted his ashes to be immersed in the holy river of Ganga and in Rameswaram, which is considered one of the holiest place in India. Did you cry while watching the epic love story Veer-Zaara? Do you remember why Preity Zinta came to India? If not, let me remind you. She came to India to scatter the ashes of her governess in the river Sutlej. Reasons behind the Pollution of the Sacred Rivers of India Rivers that are considered sacred often has to pay a heavy price for the tag. River Ganga is the perfect example to explain my previous statement. Ganga is considered the most sacred river in Hinduism, a religion followed by the majority of India. In the yea...