environment

Count your climate losses

How recent reports on climate change weigh the economic versus the human cost of the ecological crisis.

| Jul 30, 2021

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Apr 09, 2021

The rise of extremes

Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.

| Dec 04, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #6

Digital divide in online classes, long-term impact of Cyclone Amphan, and more.

| May 29, 2020

Why Southasia’s air is cleaner this Earth Day

Environmental gains for Southasia need not end when factories reopen.

| Apr 22, 2020

Liquid power

On the feats and failings of Southasia’s attempts at regulating water.

| Nov 14, 2019

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

| May 17, 2019

Dust to dust in Goa

How mining in Goa has destroyed the environment and community life.

| Dec 09, 2015

Landscapes of an occupation

Has militarisation increased disaster vulnerability in India-administered Jammu & Kashmir?

Life in a desert

Tharparkar district in Pakistan suffers from a man-made disaster that stems from government apathy.

| Jul 29, 2015

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