Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: India

Modi government is drowning India into a COVID- 19 Hell

India is gigantic — it's the world's second-most crowded country with almost 1.4 billion individuals — and its size presents uncommon difficulties to battling COVID-19.

Women grow as much as 80% of India’s food – but...

“We barely have any land. If that too is gifted to [billionaires], then what will we eat?”

Farmer protest: It seems India is at war with itself

The demonstrators are requesting that Mr. Modi repeal farming laws that would limit the public authority's job in horticulture and open more space for private financial specialists.

Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?

Massive drop in air pollution amid coronavirus makes Himalayan Mountain Range...

"The nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, 2020 and lock down since March 24, 2020, have resulted in significant improvement in air quality in the country, as revealed by data analysis and comparison of data for time before enforcement of restrictions."

Norvergence: It’s time to remember the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster

George Stacey, an environmentalist at Norvergence: “I’ll never forget Bhopal Gas Tragedy- a man-made catastrophe resulted in the death of over 4,000...

Nearly 2 million people in India could lose citizenship in biggest...

Nearly 2 million people in the northeast state of Assam are at risk of being rendered stateless in India after the government...

The terrifying implications of India’s elections for people and the planet

The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.

South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss

The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.

As national elections draw closer, millions of farmers facing economic despair...

As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.

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6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before your eyes

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.

Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.