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Q&A with Tony Juniper: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek: You have great examples in your book about the economic value of natural systems, from vultures in India to pollinators in the U.S.

Bullets Can’t Stop India’s Coal-Fighting Heroes

Sierra Club Compass

Ramesh Agrawal, one of this year’s recipients, comes from Chhattisgarh, India. Coal India International This time was different.

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Conservancy Talk

That’s why it’s important to step back and consider the people working around the world to find solutions that make a difference.

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‘Super’ Greenhouse Gases Targeted by India and US Task Force

Green (Living) Review

Washington, DC, February 2011 – On Friday, significant progress was made toward addressing emissions of ‘super’ greenhouse gases when India and the US agreed to establish an Indo-US Technical Task Force on hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. Reifsnyder, in New Delhi, along with members of industry and civil society groups to discuss the HFC issue.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Ramez Naam

Conservancy Talk

Really those experiences have given me three core lessons that I bring to thinking about the environment. And that is that people want stories.

Snow Leopard hunt by Adam Riley (INDRI Ultimate Wildlife Tours)

10,000 Birds

An astounding density for a large predator, especially in such a cold, desert-like environment. It is accessed through the high altitude (3,500m) city of Leh, capital of Ladakh in Jammu-Kashmir State, north west India. Mammals Blue Sheep Hemis National Park hunting India Ladakh Snow Leopard Hard to believe this was real!

Q&A with Jacqueline Novogratz: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

What I didn’t love was that too often disadvantaged people were excluded from financial services, afraid even to walk into the doors of a bank.

Fair Trade Bike Chain Menorah Good for Environment and for Artisans

Green Prophet

Made by artisans who receive fair wages while upcycling metal products, this bike chain menorah is sustainable for people and the environment.

Our Solar System Kept Us In Orbit Despite The Hudhud’s Wrath

Sierra Club Compass

Most people had not prepared themselves for a disaster of this proportion and faced severe problems accessing drinking water and essential commodities.

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Iran Sanctions Bolster Nuclear Ambitions, Pollute Environment

Green Prophet

Last December, WSJ reported that more than 2,500 people died after a particularly sinister bout of pollution gripped Tehran.

Vortex deploys solar powered ATMs in India


Mridul Jerath: As we all know, India is witnessing a strong solar push. The maximum use of solar energy not only cuts down our dependency on the conventional power supply mechanism, but also saves the environment and the human health from harmful emissions. Vortex has come up with an innovative plan of developing solar powered ATMs.

South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

With Mother India, we are told, you must be on guard, even as you are enthralled by her. Let’s not get carried away. No pesticides.

India, Oil, And Electric Vehicles

Sierra Club Compass

recently caught up with Anand Gopal of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) to discuss how India tackles this oil import crisis.

The Dangers of E-Waste

Green Blog

North America and Europe are known to export a large percentage of their e-waste to countries like India, China, and Ghana. What is E-waste?

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Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Eco Chic

EC: Are there environments or places that inspire you over and over again? Eco Chick: How did you come to create environmentally-focused art?

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Coal Killed 100,000 in India in 2012

Sierra Club Compass

A groundbreaking new report has, for the first time, estimated the human toll from India's dirtiest fuel source. billion. While the U.S.

India’s Idyllic Coastal Waters Threatened by Coal

Sierra Club Compass

The fight against big coal in India has gone bicoastal. Coal India International The plants won’t grow buds.

Families Near Huge India Coal Plant Deserve Reparations

Sierra Club Compass

The effects of Tata Mundra are far-reaching, harming not only the environment, but the people living in the area.

Activists Against Coal Arrested In India

Sierra Club Compass

In India, the grassroots fight to move the country beyond coal is going strong, but it’s not always smooth sailing.

Calcutta bans bicycles

Green (Living) Review

From another perspective, the vast majority of India’ population depends on bicycles for daily transport. In a nation of 1.2

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World Bank's Tata Mundra conflicts with climate findings

Sierra Club Compass

But how does Tata Mundra, a massive coal-burning power plant in India, fit into that equation? Coal India International It doesn’t.

India: Political Will Need of the Hour to Fight Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

It is going to be India’s Achilles Heel against its fight with growing emissions. India is an Asian elephant on the move.

Excessive Groundwater Mining Drying up India’s Water Resources

Eco Friendly Daily

Large swathes of India suffers from chronic water shortages, but much of India makes do with groundwater that ‘seems’ plentiful.

Ghandi, Michelangelo, and God: A Tale of the Environment

Green Prophet

So, how did India do, environmentally speaking, as it surrendered to heavy industrialization? First, we need to switch on the time machine.

A “Living” Built Environment

The Green Changemakers

brings more people to the table. The new Living Building Challenge standard is designed to address critical social and ?economic Version 2.0

A "Living" Built Environment

The Green Changemakers

brings more people to the table. The new Living Building Challenge standard is designed to address critical social and ?economic Version 2.0

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Vegetarianism and the Environment

The Green Changemakers

The bottom line is, if you want to help the environment, cut meat out of your diet today. Although 1 billion poor people derive part of their livelihood from domesticated animals, commercialized industrial livestock has displaced many small, rural producers in developing countries, like India and China. link].

Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

Green Blog

16 million people die avoidably each year from deprivation, this carnage including about 9.5 India), 3.1 India), 3.1 million, 0.6

No S. ! India Has Too Much to Cope With


Existing sewage systems tend to be ageing and inadequate. With soils, groundwater and waterways often contaminated, the impact on human

Ananda Marga Gurukula - Global Education Network for People and Planet

The Green Changemakers

Gurukula is dedicated to innovative research and human resource development for the betterment of people and the planet.

A Little Village in India Becomes a Model Example of Water Conservation

Eco Friendly Daily

The village is located in a rain shadow and drought prone area of Maharashtra, one of the larger states of India. Environment Green News

Meet Uttar Pradesh, India's Next Distributed Solar Hotbed - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

« Fracking Causes Friction Between Trade And Environment | Main. India. Compass. But that's only the beginning. TrackBack.

Fracking Causes Friction Between Trade And Environment - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Meet Uttar Pradesh, Indias Next Distributed Solar Hotbed » Fracking Causes Friction Between Trade And Environment. India.

New Soot Standard Will Protect Public Health, Environment - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

» New Soot Standard Will Protect Public Health, Environment. India. Compass. « COP18: Dithering in Doha | Main. TrackBack.

5 Inspiring Green Prophet Stories and People Of 2012

Green Prophet

These are the odd and uplifting stories of 2012 and the inspiring people behind them. In no particular order: 1. Senad Hadzic. 

Monsanto and GMOs: a Model of Greed

The Alien Next Door

In the countries that have mandatory labeling, products that contain GMOs are hardly found because people won’t buy them. Do you know why?

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Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

Green Blog

And the lead negotiator from China said: “In the developed world only two people ride in a car, and yet you want us to give up riding on a bus”.

From Paris: Government Leaders Emphasize Protecting Nature

Conservancy Talk

These leaders sit at the intersection of the environment, climate and politics. Mark R. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

Water and Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

billion people live in areas of physical water scarcity, and about 2.4 In India, a carbon tax could raise $115 billion a year. Some 1.2

The Big Ask – Is Islamic Sustainability The Answer To Our Green Prayers?

Green Prophet

You cannot detach the issue of the environment from other issues such as poverty and social problems. Do you agree? You are absolutely right.