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Death by Carbon

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

I wonder what goes through the minds of politicians and others who know that producing a barrel of oil from oil sands produces three times more greenhouse gas emissions than a barrel of conventional oil. How do they live with themselves?

I often grapple with the power brokers in the energy business from time to time. They


Posted by: Ashima Mandla on

Sometimes we are forced into directions we ought to have found ourselves. The ailing planet and its call for
remedy is the result of man's dominant nature. But now that we have realised that our dominance would further
cause degradation, its time to switch over to a harmonious exsistence. Now is the time where contribution

As the maddening congeners of Jan Lokpal bill swarmed the streets of the capital and the saintly ‘Anna' continues his heroic fast unto death campaign against corruption, I realized what if- what if we have a conservationist Anna.

You might question, why Environment? Is it pertinent today to ask for the conservation and

Yesterday, together with Prerna Bindra, I met with the Parliamentary Forum on Global Warming and Climate Change, Chaired by Rajiv Pratap Rudy.


We made a presentation to them on the umbilical connection between wildlife, forests and climate change. I was absolutely


Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

Why do I strongly support the national uprising against corruption? Because, apart from all the personal indignity inflicted by blackmailing opportunists on ordinary, law abiding citizens, corruption is the single greatest bludgeon used by thugs of all descriptions (white collar and no collar!) to deforest India and kill its

Madayipara: The land of flowers.

Posted by: arun tp on



Madayipara is a vast stretch of Rocky terrain spreading near Pazhayangadi Town, in Kannur District of Kerala. It is one of the beautiful landscape existing suppose the last in entire Northern Kerala. The land has immense ecological importance because of its biodiversity of Flora and Fauna.


Flora includes rare species of

Monsoon at Kabini

Posted by: Sukanta Das on


As the Climate suggests, it is raining at regular intervals in Kabini which has had a direct impact on occupancy at our resort. Yet there is a set of clienteles who visit our resort every three months to experience the Forest in all its colours. We are four Naturalists here at Kabini and are having the much awaited free time

The Nuclear Energy Myth

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

Nuclear energy is not merely unsafe, it is uneconomical. Carbon neutrality? That's really just wishful thinking for nuclear reactors, if the canvas is expanded to incorporate a 'cradle to grave' scenario. Indian scientists and nucleocrats have learned the art of window dressing cost-benefit analyses from their counterparts

The Future of the Sundarbans

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

There is precious little real on-the-ground cooperation between India and Bangladesh on the issue of climate change and the management of the largest mangrove forest in the world -- the Sundarbans.

 We know, of course, that the Indian Sundarbans has better WILDLIFE management and enforcement than the Bangladesh side. And that


Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on


I get several communications from 'ordinary' people who ask what they can do to REALLY make a difference. Of course this depends on their circumstances and the issues that they want to engage with, but here is what I tend to suggest as a sort of first step:

 1. Expose the wrong doing

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