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What is the Shale gas boom all about?

27 July 2015 8:30 PM GMT
Shale gas is natural gas contained within a commonly occurring rock called shale. Shale rocks are characterised by low permeability, so gas flows...

Ramifications of the Shale gas boom

25 July 2015 10:26 PM GMT
Boondoggle! That’s how Dick Martin explained to me the shale gas revolution in the United States of America. Boondoggle is slang for an activity that...

Dissent and democracy

26 Jun 2015 10:46 PM GMT
This is a bad season for NGOs. Two weeks ago, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a Bill allowing foreign NGOs to be banned on grounds of national ...

Better governance for our environment

27 May 2015 10:30 PM GMT
A year ago, when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government came into power there was an unbridled optimism in ...

New mining Bill needs a relook

20 March 2015 9:33 PM GMT
Amidst protests by the Opposition, the Lok Sabha, on March 3, passed the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill (MMDR) 2015 to ...

The climate cop-out

11 Jan 2015 10:25 PM GMT
In the early hours of December 13, as I was leaving San Borja in Lima, the venue of the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework...

A symbolic budget

12 July 2014 10:17 PM GMT
I do not want to be too critical of this budget, as the finance minister (FM) is new: he has not even completed two months in office. However, I do...

Renewable energy has arrived

1 March 2014 11:48 PM GMT
In the past 10 years, installation of renewable energy for electricity has grown at an annual rate of 25 per cent. It has reached 30,000 MW as of...

And the World gets a yellow card

4 Dec 2013 12:31 AM GMT
It’s cold and raining in Warsaw. As I leave the Polish city, I do not hope much from the ongoing climate talks under the United Nations Framework...

Going beyond fossil fuels

17 May 2012 2:06 AM GMT
In public perception the renewable energy sector is a do-good sector that promises environment-friendly and affordable energy. It is for this reason...
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