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Mr Sumit Sharma

There is no debate about Delhi's air quality, it is severely injurious to human health, more so in the winter, owing to adverse meteorology. Source apportionment studies, which reveal how much of each component of air pollution comes from which...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

Budget 2016 was presented amid an economic situation characterised by external uncertainty, both downside (low global growth) and upside (low oil and commodity prices), low domestic demand in relation to installed manufacturing capacity, high...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

The announcement by the Delhi government that, as a measure for improving air quality in the capital, odd- and even-numbered private vehicles would be allowed to ply on alternate days of the week from January 1, 2016, has given rise to both hope...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

While we all sincerely hope that the enemas, potions, and yogic asanas prescribed by his naturopathy physicians in Bengaluru will cure Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's annoying cough, it may prove to be yet another instance of faith...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

Unsurprisingly, recent alterations in environmental norms have enthused corporates. Activists,however, have been alarmed by some of the proposed changes. The Centre has amended about 60 existing environmental norms, all in a bid to promote...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

It is now common knowledge that the countries at the negotiating table on climate change are actually negotiating the mother of all economic treaties, one whose implications may dwarf those of the WTO agreements. This is because, at the bottom,...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

With Diwali a standard cycle has started up over Delhi NCR and other north Indian cities. Balmy post-Dussehra weather has ended and a blanket of smog and polluted air has descended. There will be a flood of cases of respiratory ailments arriving...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

Prime minister Narendra Modi, during his forthcoming visit to Brazil, on July 15 and 16, is expected, along with other BRICS leaders, to close the accord on the new BRICS development bank (BDB) and the BRICS contingent reserve agreement (BCRA)....

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

The serious manifestation of man-made climate change can only be solved by cost effective, reliable renewable energy technologies as well as emerging, safer nuclear technology.

The recent media revelation that the earth's average...

Dr Prodipto Ghosh

Over the past 15-17 years, the global average temperature has remained essentially flat. This was not predicted by the several climate models that have been developed by researchers across the world, and which for the most part have projected...

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