Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

Need for wetland restoration

Need for wetland restoration

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | Kota Sriraj

The destruction of wetlands, one of the crucial ecosystems for humans, plants and animals, must ring alarm bells. Restoration and conservation policies need a re-think From mangrove forests to coral reefs on the coast to peatlands to floodplains inland, wetlands play a crucial role in the fight against climate change and...

Drowning the Internet

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Problems of rising sea levels have extended beyond our natural world and are set to take a toll on the Internet. We must safeguard our digital space before it’s too late Internet, the most powerful communication platform in the world, is the hallmark of our modern times. Continuous efforts are being...

Climate change hits harder than ever

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Half-baked schemes to tackle air pollution will not lead us anywhere near the destination. Government must introspect, even start from scratch The collective inaction of countries across the world to contain the rising global temperatures is now all set to create a much bigger problem. According to a latest study published...

India on the path to attain carbon goals

Thursday, 12 July 2018 | Kota Sriraj

India has made great strides towards a low carbon economy. Further progress is dependent on proper implementation of solutions According to the latest World Bank report, India has doubled its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) within a decade which stood at $2.597 trillion at the end of 2017. Amid the Asian bigwigs...

Pollution plagues Gurugram

Thursday, 05 July 2018 | Kota Sriraj

It is shameful that India’s millennium city has become a living hell as diesel gensets are foremost contributors to air pollution. This has to change A recently released report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed that the use of diesel gensets (DG sets) in residential societies across Gurugram...

Welcome to choking India

Thursday, 28 June 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Plastic isn't the problem. It's what we do with it that eventually makes it a problem. Intentions have always been on the mark as far as India is concerned. Our country falters only when it comes to implementation. This differentiates us from other successful countries in the world On June 5,...

Robust monsoon the only palliative

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Given the sky rocketing pollution levels, especially in North India's Gangetic plains during winter, a robust monsoon is the only respite for a beleaguered environment as it washes out pollutants. India must embark on a long-term plan and strategy to recover its lost monsoons This time of the year a decade...

Groundwater contamination

Sunday, 17 June 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Ground water shortages have long been predicted but what is surprising is the rapid contamination of ground water with elements such as uranium and nitrate At a time when municipal water supplies are slowly drying up, people in urban and rural areas are increasingly banking on groundwater even though the availability...

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer