• Early warnings for crop failures

    October 17, 2018

    Satellite imagery makes it clear that snow and rainfall have been exceedingly sparse in parts of the world, including Afghanistan, and this is leading to drought

  • Ganga loses its steadfast champion in GD Agarwal

    October 11, 2018

    GD Agarwal, a doyen of India’s environmentalists, breathed his last at a Rishikesh hospital after a 111-day fast demanding action to revive uninterrupted flow in the critically polluted Ganga

  • Diving against debris in the Arabian Sea

    October 11, 2018

    A handful of Pakistani divers have been removing litter from the Arabian Sea since the 1980s, and yet the task is far from done. Creating marine protected areas and working with fishing communities provide a longer term solution, conservators say.

  • Asia’s climate arsenal: are biofuels back?

    October 09, 2018

    Biofuels will dominate future growth in renewables and are essential for decarbonizing the most difficult sectors; China and India should lead the way, argues new EIA report

  • Trump’s men wage war on climate reality

    October 03, 2018

    At the global meeting to finalise its special report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is holding firm to its findings, but the US may force a dilution of the report’s summary for policymakers

  • Beware the China model: Asia doesn’t have enough water

    October 02, 2018

    Asia does not have enough water to fuel its economy or provide food and power unless countries radically rethink their current export–led growth model, argues a new report from the Hong Kong based NGO China Water Risk. At the heart of this water crisis are Asia’s ten major rivers that originate in the Hindu Kush […]