With lax regulations and a huge mercury loss unaccounted for, a disaster is waiting to happen in India

If the industry wants to survive in an environmentally conscious world, the search for chlorine alternatives must go hand in hand with product stewardship

...in utter neglect - the state of state pollution control boards

UNDP s Human Development Report 2002 offers a link between politics and development

Forget health impacts, tiny particles floating in the air are altering regional climates and affecting monsoon patterns and agricultural yield. These particles could be emanating from diesel and industrial emissions, biomass burning for cooking, forest fi

The threats from aerosols are all pervading

Aerosol research is still in its infancy. Further studies will reveal the definitive long term impact of these tiny particles

could well become a myth by 2007. More than half of the world' s population by then would be urban dwelling. The urban ecological footprint would fall over larger proportions of common resources says the 'Global Environment Outlook Three' report of the Un

Ethanol, a safer alternative to MTBE, will now be mixed with petrol to curb emissions. Lopamudra Banerjee analyses the impact of this environment friendly decision

Of poverty, life in India has improved little over the past decade, reports the planning commission's National Human Development Report 2001