In its submission to the UN ahead of the Paris climate summit, India also promises to generate 40% of its electricity from renewable sources
A leaked preamble to the country’s climate change plan says it will focus on renewable energy, while seeking global climate justice, finance and technology from rich nations
India has for the first time admitted to air pollution deaths but its figure of 35,000 in nine years is a fraction of independent estimates. Is the government doing enough?
The September 2014 floods in Jammu and Kashmir exposed the special problems of disaster relief in a conflict zone
Chinese companies are building a massive solar power station in the Punjab desert, but is the project the most effective way of solving Pakistan’s escalating energy crisis?
India’s largest environmental film festival will take place in October, with thethirdpole.net as online media partner
How the Farakka Barrage obstructs the natural course of the Ganga, has become a dumping ground for the silt, and created a new tribe of people who are environmental refugees
New website pioneers data sharing in a region beset by misunderstandings and secrecy over water
Experts propose a new approach for the world’s most endangered river in a new report from thethirdpole.net