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Aug 13, 2022

Asia’s largest coal block sparks climate concerns but for Bengal’s Santhals it is about losing their home

Ratan Hemrom, a 33-year-old rice farmer in Birbhum district, says he will lose his home, culture and community if the West Bengal government goes ahead with its coal mine plans. He lives in the Deucha-Pachami-D...

27 mins

Jul 29, 2022

Solar energy saves lives in hospital during Assam Floods

One of the main problems during the floods is the complete disconnection of essential services. Electricity disruption in hospitals and a lack of fuel for running generators have become a yearly problem in Assa...

26 mins

Jun 30, 2022

Ivory poaching - Tech to rescue

After the ivory kingpin, Umesh Aggarwal was nabbed in 2015, there were various discussions within the Kerala forest department officials on what could be the next steps to detect and prevent such crimes. The of...

29 mins

Jun 25, 2022

Ivory poaching - Investigation

Elephants are among the endangered species in India. Over the years, with demand for ivory, tuskers have been particularly targeted and killed. Despite laws, and bans in place, ivory poaching still continues. W...

30 mins

Jun 16, 2022

Is clean tech the next frontier for innovation?

In this episode, host Rakesh Kamal talks to Sidharth Singh and Simon Bennett who work at the International Energy Agency.  They are experts in Energy policy and have started a podcast recently called “Innovatio...

39 mins

May 31, 2022

Don’t step out in a heat wave? Workers have no choice

According to the World Weather Attribution, the heatwave in India and Pakistan this year was a one-in-a-hundred-year occurrence. With global warming, things are only expected to get worse. Heatwave advisories a...

36 mins

Mar 31, 2022

Why sustainable clothing matters?

Historically India has been a handloom wearing country. Handlooms were not so easily available and would take time and were relatively expensive. But with changing times we have started to see the change. More...

27 mins

Dec 28, 2021

How do you go Zero-waste?

The increasing threat of climate change and the contribution of waste to the emissions is something that needs to be taken seriously. And as individuals, by living sustainably each one of us can make an impact....

45 mins

Dec 13, 2021

Why the threatened marine ecosystem is at the centre of India-Sri Lanka fishing dispute

To earn their daily bread, fishers from Tamil Nadu put their lives and property in peril while crossing the maritime boundary between India and Sri Lanka in the Palk Bay. The large trawlers they operate, howeve...

19 mins

Nov 14, 2021

COP26- One that failed to deliver what the moment needs

Global temperatures are already 1.2 degree C higher than pre-industrial era. As the UN’s annual climate conference COP26 drew to an end with little progress on most key issues, it drew reactions of anger and di...

15 mins