Category Archive: Environment

‘Chief Minister complicit in environmental lawlessness in the national capital’: Activists

Press release Delhi Govt’s budget ignores adverse public health consequences, promotes toxic waste based power plants      Chief Minister complicit in environmental lawlessness in the national capital   Disregarding bitter opposition to toxic… Continue reading

50 Truths about Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Salim Lamrani is a lecturer at Paris Sorbonne Paris IV University and Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée University and French journalist, specialist on relations between Cuba and the US . He has just published Cuba:… Continue reading

An Immoral and Anti-environment Budget

Gopal Krishna is an environment activist.  He can be contacted at krishna2777@gmail.com. UPA Government’s key mantra or goal for ‘higher growth leading to inclusive and sustainable development’ is essentially immoral, anti-environment, anti-citizens and… Continue reading

Judicial delay takes a toll on human health and environment of Delhi residents

A release by Toxics Watch Okhla’s Chinese incinerator based power plant case shifted to Green Tribunal, to be heard on March 11 Judicial delay takes a toll on human health and environment of… Continue reading

Delhi/Kudankulam

Kumar Jitendra is an activist and studying in JNU, New Delhi. He can be reached at jeetujnu[at]gmail.com. It was a time when young men used to boast of themselves singing Honeysingh’s cool songs. … Continue reading

Aaron Swartz

I met Aaron when he was 14 or 15. He was working on XML stuff (he co-wrote the RSS specification when he was 14) and came to San Francisco often, and would stay… Continue reading

Kudos to National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Resource Development for recommending ban on asbestos

To Hon’ble Chairperson Miss. Shagufta Jumani  Standing Committee on Human Resource Development National Assembly (NA), Pakistan Islamabad        Subject-Kudos to National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Resource Development for recommending ban on asbestos… Continue reading

Asbestos factory demolished in Vaishali, 55 countries have banned asbestos

Asbestos factory demolished in Vaishali, 55 countries have banned asbestos Villagers demand health impact study, WHO, ILO have called for elimination of asbestos Bihar’s Mahuwa-Hazipur Road blocked by villagers for nine hours       … Continue reading

The Failure of the Doha Negotiations

Gopal Krishna is an environment activist. He works with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence.… Continue reading

A Science Guy’s Place in the Sun

Bill Nye is a mechanical engineer and TV host of science shows, including “Stuff Happens” on Planet Green, “The 100 Greatest Discoveries” on the Science Channel and “The Eyes of Nye” on PBS.… Continue reading

WHO calls for ban on all forms of asbestos to avoid health catastrophe

WHO calls for ban on all forms of asbestos to avoid health catastrophe Incurable diseases from asbestos dust fibers as fatal as AIDS, Union Labour Secretary DGFASLI reveals 36 out of 1000 workers… Continue reading