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59,000 Indian Farmers’ Suicides Linked to Climate Change

Climate change and its impacts on crops across India can be linked to 59,000 suicides across the country over the past three decades,…

Explainer: India, Global Warming and the Paris Accord

The developing nation is on track to meet its commitment under the Paris Accord. But India also needs bold new climate and energy…

Hewlett Packard’s Mission to Eradicate Illiteracy in India

HP has been working to stamp out illiteracy in India's small and remote villages. This year the company will take the effort a…

Pollution from Rayon Manufacturing Another Reality Check for the Fashion Industry

Despite improvements across the apparel industry's global supply chain, viscose, also known as rayon, is causing numerous problems, including environmental degradation and increased…

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much…

Good News: India and China Slowing Emissions Far Faster Than Expected

A new analysis finds that India and China are on pace to overachieve their Paris Agreement climate pledges, a welcome sign for global…

Unilever to Test New Plastic Sachet Recycling Technology

Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have…

Mines, Clean Energy and Investment: India’s Triple Bottom Line

With prolific metals, minerals and fuels, one of the world’s largest mining industries offers a fast-evolving solution for a low-carbon economy.

In India, Bangalore’s Water Crisis is an Omen for the Rest of the World

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if…

In India, a Vicks Commercial Sparks Debate and Tears Over Transgender Rights

The story of a transgender mother and her adopted child has made waves across India and the world -- and it puts the…

UK Study: Fair Trade Cotton 1/5 Ecological Impact of Conventional Textiles

The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the…

Report Links Global Trade to Fatal Air Pollution

A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back…

Governments: Glaciers and Rivers are Legal Persons and Have Rights

The governments of New Zealand and India recognized their most cherished landmarks in a most unusual way: by acknowledging them as legal persons,…

DNA Tagging Could Improve Traceability in the Global Cotton Supply Chain

The biotech firm PimaCott says it can treat cotton so that it can be easily scanned and identified, which in the long term…

Immigrant Tech Workers in U.S. Confront Uncertainty, Fear and Trolling

The cold-blooded murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a suburban Kansas City bar, and the lack of empathy from President Donald Trump…