The urgent need to address climate change, the concerns about depleting fossil fuel reserves and volatile global oil prices, and the continuing economic crisis have, amongst other reasons, put “energy” at the center of public policy debates and discussions in the past few years.

Just before the BASIC ministerial meeting on climate change in Delhi this week, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stressed on “equity” in climate change talks and said economic growth should not harm t

"With Coal, we have light, strength, power, wealth, and civilization,

Environment finds a place in Obama

Bush hurries to give industry a parting gift: licence to pollute By the time Barack Obama takes charge as US president on January 20, his predecessor George W Bush would have weakened a number of environmental rules. Bush is known for his anti-environment policies, and his team is working overtime to unbound industry of environmental regulations. According to The Washington Post, 90 new rules

california has become the first state in the us to ban trans-fats in food sold in restaurants and bakeries. Trans-fats, used to extend the shelf life of food products, have been linked to clogged arteries, diabetes, and other ailments. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill into law, according to which by January 1, 2010, California


the mix of salt and freshwater at Everglades in Florida, us, makes it the only place on earth where alligators and crocodiles co-exist. It has a massive network of lakes, creeks, swamps and rivers

Can the Grand Canyon survive it? Many attribute this rush to the belief that nuclear power is poised for a revival, with a new facelift of

The politicization of us's Environmental Protection Agency (epa) has reached its acme. On April 10, the epa announced a new procedure to assess toxicity of chemicals. epa in its new avatar