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  • The polluted glaciers

    The polluted glaciers

    With the economic and developmental activities accelerating at a fast pace, there has been a corresponding increase in human activities. While figures of a few lakhs of tourists and pilgrims are quoted, we often tend to overlook the related increase in vehicular traffic and particularly those of diesel vehicles. Since time immemorial, Ganga and Gangotri have been sacred to multitudes of our countrymen and hence the sensitivity about any regulatory measures in understandable. But ultimately these will have to be balanced.

    March 29, 2020
  • Global warming: Heat stress likely to become increasingly frequent, more intense

    Global warming: Heat stress likely to become increasingly frequent, more intense

    A recent study published in the Nature Climate Change journal reviewed economies of over 200 countries and concluded that India's would be worst affected by climate change.

    October 7, 2018