The environmental movement is politically weak. That is the lesson from the Rio summit
The South came back reasonably victorious from Rio, it was only because of the poor leadership of USA. The question now is: will it be able to sustain its success?
The state uses all the right words. But its actions don't match its rhetoric, unfortunately
Some common misconceptions that emerged during the run up to Rio
The save the planet bazaar does not deserve to be taken seriously
"ECONOMICS is the science of studying people's behaviour in their ordinary day-to-day life." That is how undergraduate textbooks define the subject. The book under review, however, talks about an
Polluters of the environment are now increasingly being regarded as criminals. In New Jersey, there's a new breed of police personnel who are authorised to book them
PATRICIA ADAMS attributes the current environmental imbroglio of developing countries to their debt crisis, which has been aggravated by loose lending, corruption and anti-democratic policies.
The state is slowly withdrawing from the welfare sector leaving voluntary organisations in a quandary
Today's neo Malthusians have acquired a fashionable new fig leaf: environmentalism. And Robert McNamara's recent talk in Delhi was an eloquent expression of this trend
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio