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Just a few days ago, Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh achieved the dubious distinction of being declared the first city in the country whose only option for supplying drinking water to its populace was reduced to supply by tankers. This situation arose because the Gambhir dam, which accounts for 96 per cent of the city’s water supply, went dry. The...

China's current natural gas consumption is twice that of India and both need gas imports by way of transnational pipelines and liquefied natural gas (LNG) by sea to meet growing demand. While natural gas forms 8 per cent of India’s commercial energy supply, it is only 3 per cent in China, which wishes to raise it to 10 per cent....

A Frenchman from the environmental business recently encouraged me to think about the global financial crisis as an opportunity rather than a threat to sustainable development. Citing the example of the US, which is likely to be hit very hard and long by the crisis, he pointed out its focus on the creation of green jobs through the promotion of...