US wants India to advance phasing out of HFCs

NEW DELHI: While India stayed strictly non-committal at the G-20 meet on ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change despite considerable pressure from the Obama administration, hectic negotiations are on to get India to relax its position on the Montreal Protocol ahead of the global meet in October. India's environment ministry,

Keep eye on India as climate change worsens

An old high school friend, a practicing pathologist in northern India, visited with me in mid-August, just as the temperature started its sharp climb during the dog days of summer. I joked that she brought Indian conditions with her. Talk about the weather soon morphed into discussions of climate change. My

India and US focus on climate change

Following the third US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue in New Delhi on Wednesday, US special envoy for climate change Jonathan Pershing said that apart from working on measures to combat climate change, both countries are also focusing on the need to be resilient to the effects of climate change. Pershing, who

Heat wave conditions may prevail in Andhra Pradesh for next 48 hours

Heat wave conditions are likely to prevail in various districts of Andhra Pradesh during the next 48 hours, according to the meteorology department. "Heat wave conditions may continue in districts of Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore of coastal Andhra Pradesh and in Anantapuramu, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema region during

Down to Earth Cover Story on Fecal Sludge Management

Down to Earth Magazine had published a cover story on fecal sludge management. This article is based on 11 city study done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Shit flow diagrams.  Please follow the link to access the article http://www.downtoearth.org.in/coverage/urban-shit-53422   Please follow the link to access the 11 cities study on Shit flow