The World Needs More Energy but Has Less Water to Spare for It

Over 70% of India’s existing thermal-power utilities are likely to face stiff competition for water from agricultural, urban and other industrial demands in the next twelve years. The world’s leaders have come to recognise water and the climate as major global risks. However, significant actions to tackle them haven’t been taken, according to a new […]

Delhi’s Air Quality Remains Very Poor, Slight Reprieve Expected

Increased wind speed may improve the air quality over the next few days. New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality remained in the very poor category on Wednesday, though authorities expressed hope that a slight improvement may be observed in the next few days due to increased wind speed. The Central Pollution Control Board recorded an overall […]

COP24: Will It Ever Be More Than a Yearly Gathering?

Climate change conferences can be bewildering. Here’s a recap of how we got here, what to look out for at COP24 and what comes next. Representatives of almost all the countries on the planet are gathering in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change […]