Sunita Narain's blog | Centre for Science and Environment


Old answers for ‘new’ monsoon

Mitigating floods and droughts has only one answer: obsessive attention to building millions and millions of connected and living water structures

Matter of taste

Our vegetables have become blemish-free, resistant to pest and long-lasting, but they have lost their flavour in the process

Sin tax for redemption

The Goods and Services Tax of 40 per cent on “sugar-sweetened aerated and flavoured water” has a big bang impact on public health

What's your view of the road?

If we are not able to walk, we cannot really build a vibrant public transport network

We can’t afford to lose farmers

It is time we talked about the real cost of our food, about how to benefit the farmers who grow our food

How not to grow trees

Planting a tree is now bound up in so much restriction and red tape that it is not worth the effort

Food and dissent

Sunita Narain's response to the comments on her previous editorial "Why I would not advocate vegetarianism"

Future is in our hands

We can make or break it, depending on whether we stand up and are counted or let markets drive democracies

BS-IV checkmate

The country has a massive problem of older and more polluting vehicles. But why should this be an argument for delaying transition?

Why I would not advocate vegetarianism

Meat eating is not the key issue, it is the amount that is consumed and the manner in which it is produced. This is where India differs.

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