Southasia Climate Events Tracker
Mapping the impact of the climate crisis across Southasia
The Editors | Jan 13, 2023
Why Southasia’s air is cleaner this Earth Day
Environmental gains for Southasia need not end when factories reopen.
The Editors | Apr 22, 2020
When comprehensive means cosmetic
India's pollution metrics fail to capture the complex reality of environmental degradation.
Aritra Bhattacharya | Mar 25, 2020
Regulator and regulated breaching the law in Odisha
The aftermath of an industrial accident at a Vedanta coal power plant.
Cheryl Colopy | Feb 01, 2019
A photo essay on India’s coal miners.
Abhishek Basu | Nov 27, 2018
The waiting game in Kodagu
On the August 2018 floods that devastated the coffee country in Karnataka.
Deepa Bhasthi | Oct 19, 2018
Change and dispossession
Lack of data prevents a planned response to climate change in the Karnali river basin.
Slok Gyawali | Aug 12, 2016
Langtang the terrible, Langtang the beautiful
Hope springs eternal on this trail.
Rabi Thapa | Jun 25, 2016
Roads to riches
With natural resources at the country’s hilly edges and infrastructure spreading from the central plains, Myanmar eyes a federal bargain.
Mari Michener Oye | Jun 10, 2016
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today
“I write with the same hands that carried shit”: Reading Pandiyakannan’s ‘Salavaan’
The Tamil writer Pandiyakannan, the first novelist from the Kuravar community, offers an intimate portrait of the lives of manual scavengers
Federalism is the most significant ideological divide in Nepali politics
Amid the the “‘de-ideologisation”’ of Nepali politics, the most consequential differences are on the system of provincial government. Three emergent parties throw the divisions into sharp relief.
Pakistan’s politics continues to dictate its economic crisis
The standoff over elections in Punjab between the PML-N’s ruling coalition and Imran Khan’s PTI has intensified Pakistan’s multidimensional crisis, and may lead to sovereign default