Conservation - Reducing Water Usage
Prime Minister Modi pitches for a collective effort to overcome water crisis in the country
Decentralised and communitarian efforts in soil and water conservation, sustainable agriculture, afforestation and renewable energy need extensive investment, if the human race is to survive the deepening water, food, energy and climate crises.
Centre launches Jal Shakti Abhiyan
High Court raps Tamil Nadu government over water crisis in Chennai
Monsoon makes slowest progress across India in 12 years (source: Times of India)
Government to launch rural piped water scheme
Sustainable development, still an unfinished agenda
India's food system produces large environmental impacts but these vary by diets. The per capita environmental impacts of diets in India are currently lower than those of many high-income countries due, in part, to habitually low consumption of animal source foods.
Changing climatic patterns are affecting the health of glaciers in the Himalayan region. A new study has warned that as many as 55 percent of glaciers in the Satluj basin may disappear by 2050 and 97 percent by 2090 under extreme climate change scenario.