How Assam’s four ponds kept the city from sinking, till now
Guwahati can combat the urban flooding problem by urgently revitalizing these ponds along with hundreds of other ponds and channels.
When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore
When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.
Sustainable Solutions for the Urban Environment
Reduce resource use and change lifestyles to ensure that the use of all resources is within the sustainable limits of natural ecosystems.
Open Letter to Satguru (and other “Hurry Babas”)
I would have worked with all the people who are already working on/for rivers, water issues and so on for a dialogue - and test the proposal.
Reviving an Urban Lake - Doddagubbi Kere
“Our pond is the only documented example of a simple, Natural Pond-Forest revival, a Solution for the looming urban environmental and water crisis"
Save shola forests to combat climate change
If the natural forests of the Western Ghats are conserved, then despite increasing rains there would be less less danger of flooding downstream
Comments on National Energy Policy
Energy sector should be democratised, with policy-making, decisions, management, etc. in the hands of the people along with state institutions.
What we should know about National Water Commission
Mihir Shah Committee report suggests restructuring CWC and CGWB and setting up an apex body for water management. Experts ... raise some concerns.
Water to the power of four
In the Four Waters concept, the central focus is on using rain water, surface water and groundwater, and maintenance of soil moisture at a high level.