Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

Quantify the effect on each person

Quantify the effect on each person

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | Kota Sriraj

A dynamic per capita impact index can help nations narrow down on particular areas where human beings are suffering the most due to climate change, the major perpetrators of it and those who are being able to adapt to it The impact of climate change is usually seen in relation to...

The creeping death that we must fight

The creeping death that we must fight

Thursday, 21 November 2019 | Kota Sriraj

All sources of NOx and NO2, be it transport, industries and power generation, should be tackled keeping in view the health emergency that the country faces today At a time when air pollution levels are becoming a constant threat in India and across the world, we need to deal with two...

Answer to power woes blowing in the wind?

Answer to power woes blowing in the wind?

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Kota Sriraj

The speed at which India is progressing on its wind energy agenda is not encouraging, whereas the targets the country has set itself are very ambitious. Why is there such a major disconnect between plan and action? Many environmental sceptics will write off wind energy as a resource that has literally...

Ineffective climate pledges spell doom

Ineffective climate pledges spell doom

Thursday, 07 November 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Environment change summits have become annual high-visibility events where discussions and debates are held and pledges are taken by countries, but thereafter it is business as usual Delhi’s trial by pollution is akin to a trial by fire for all the citizens, especially the elderly and children. The days are exceedingly...

Our cup of plastic woes is brimming over

Our cup of plastic woes is brimming over

Thursday, 31 October 2019 | Kota Sriraj

A study has revealed that 82.4 per cent of India’s tap water is contaminated with microplastics as out of the 17 samples collected from New Delhi, 14 had microscopic plastic fibres in them The presence of plastic in every walk of life has become an accepted fact, but microplastic contamination in...

Innovation can break stranglehold of plastic

Innovation can break stranglehold of plastic

Thursday, 24 October 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Fundamentally, companies need to re-imagine their business models based on the recognition that we cannot continue to produce disposable packaging that is used for seconds but pollutes our planet for generations Every environmentally-conscious Indian is aware of the threat that plastics pose to natural habitats. Our streets, mountains, lakes, oceans, rivers...

Can Delhi GRAPple with pollution?

Can Delhi GRAPple with pollution?

Friday, 18 October 2019 | Kota Sriraj

In the absence of a cohesive collaboration strategy with neighbouring States, the Graded Response Action Plan might end up being just another knee-jerk reaction to the pollution onslaught in winters The fast-approaching winter months have now become synonymous with a worsening air quality in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR). The pollution...

India can survive a plastic ban

India can survive a plastic ban

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Industry bodies, working at lightning speed, had churned up statistical reports on how a ban on single-use plastics would have multi-sectoral effects. Wonder why these panels never thought of bringing out reports on how single-use plastics were causing harm to the environment? Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent announcement that India would...

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer