India top Green index; US consumers rank last

WASHINGTON—In their second annual survey to measure and monitor consumer behaviors that have an impact on the environment, the National Geographic Society and the international polling firm GlobeScan have found an increase in environmentally friendly…

Earth Day blogs from India

Last week, a blog I wrote entitled 1500 Farmers Commit Suicide: A Wake Up Call for Humanity was virally shared online, and was the featured story on the home page of Huffington Post. Referencing a…

How green are Indian politicians?

MUMBAI: Since the turn of the century, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded twice to people who spearheaded a 'green' movement because they realised climate changecould ultimately push countries to war. Although India-Pakistan relations…

Bio-fuel to the rescue of distressed farmers

Stanley Theodore/SNSHYDERABAD, March 10. — Andhra Pradesh farmers who have been through crises for years are looking to turn the corner thanks to the unprecedented emphasis on bio-fuels by the Rajashekar Reddy government.“No state has…