Tag

pollution

  • Farm fires poison air over South Asia

    April 17, 2017

    Latest satellite images released by NASA show widespread burning of crop residue across India that is releasing an enormous amount of noxious carbon dioxide in the air over the southern Asian landmass

  • Collective insanity through another lens

    April 12, 2017

    An installation artist responds to the destruction around her by recreating the mindless mayhem city authorities routinely unleash on unsuspecting citizens

  • Turn waste into climate-friendly resource

    April 10, 2017

    The vast amounts of garbage and waste that India produces can be turned into biogas and other fuels by using techniques such as the Fischer Tropsch Synthesis that also reduces carbon dioxide emissions

  • Bihar’s toxic textile industry

    February 28, 2017

    The textile industry of Patwa Toli is polluting rivers and groundwater in the Indian state of Bihar, but businesses have failed to clean up their act claiming they provide essential jobs

  • A ray of sunshine in contaminated Chernobyl

    February 23, 2017

    Ukraine’s plan to turn the world’s most infamous contaminated site into a source of clean power could be a model for other places that have seen industrial contamination

  • ‘Ganga, Yamuna are drains, no party cares’

    February 8, 2017

    Electricity, roads and water have been the holy trinity of Indian poll promises for decades, but water comes such a distant third that it is not even an important issue as Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, gets ready to vote