Green pickle of agriculture

Amidst climate change, oil crisis and the rest, I've been recently reading a lot on food and agriculture. Or may be it is just the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon wherein I'm unusually affected by issues in the agricultural sector and everybody else is talking about it too. Take it from the conferences that are held by Planet … Continue reading Green pickle of agriculture

Water pollution in China and India

On August 2nd, 2013, I re-blogged an article 'The greening of China' in my blog titled 'Optimistically green China'. While China intends to go greener, another renewable energy, hydropower, cannot be overlooked. A study by Sean Gallagher, a Beijing-based British environmental photojournalist mentioned that 'renewable energy has no negative consequences' is a myth, busted in a guest … Continue reading Water pollution in China and India

Pollution and festivals

Festivals jazz up lives of those who live monotonously and perk up the sullen. However, it also brings with it water, noise and air pollution. I find it hard to imagine the sustenance of its positive impact when the people it livens up will have to face the consequences of polluting our atmosphere. Public and … Continue reading Pollution and festivals