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  • 04-Oct-2020 | Sunita Narain

    UN@75 v multilateralism & democracy

    What is the future of UN?

  • 06-Sep-2020 | Sunita Narain

    MGNREGA today and tomorrow

    The programme is providing relief today, but how can it ensure the basis of livelihood security in the future?

  • 09-Aug-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Headline management will not work

    Today, our worst nightmare - the worst-case scenario - is playing out

  • 26-Jul-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Politics of recycling plastic

    It is reported that prior to the 2018 ban, 95 per cent of the European Union's and 70 per cent of the US's plastic waste collected for recycling was sold and shipped to China

  • 12-Jul-2020 | Sunita Narain

    New global order (or disorder)

    It's a time for cooperation and trust, so that local and global action can be decisive and meaningful

  • 29-Jun-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Building the future

    Covid-19 is not a mere oversight or an inconvenient accident; it is a result of the actions we have taken to build a world that is both inequitable and divisive

  • 14-Jun-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Multiple crises: The cost of wasted time

    The link of these disparate events to climate change is incontrovertible

  • 01-Jun-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Migrants: Future of work and production

    It is also important to note that their pain has not gone unnoticed - trains have been started to bring migrants back home

  • 18-May-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Covid-19 has made the invisible visible

    Today, these 'invisible' people have become visible

  • 03-May-2020 | Sunita Narain

    How not to lose clean air gains

    What is clear is that this joy of nature has come at enormous and unacceptable human cost to millions in the world

  • 19-Apr-2020 | Sunita Narain

    What will be the new normal?

    What we should be really thinking about is the collective vulnerability of our world

  • 06-Apr-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Interdependence in corona world

    What should countries like India do, with limited testing facilities and even more limited public health infrastructures?

  • 23-Mar-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Water in the age of coronavirus

    Most of us take comfort from the fact that we can get water from our taps and if we find that this is not clean enough, we simply switch to buying and drinking bottled water

  • 08-Mar-2020 | Sunita Narain

    The next water decade

    Water can be recycled and re-used and thus we may not have water wars. The real challenge is ensuring the sustainability of the water-supply systems

  • 24-Feb-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Building resilience against climate change

    The fact is climate change is real; it is happening and it is making the poor in our world more marginalised.

  • 10-Feb-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Nature's revenge

    The fact is that so much of this virus transference is happening because of our dystopian relationship with the natural world

  • 26-Jan-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Locust attacks have links with climate change

    This insect grows exponentially and an average locust swarm, believe it or not, can have 8 million critters, which can devour as much food in one day as 2,500 people or 10 elephants

  • 12-Jan-2020 | Sunita Narain

    Migration is the issue here

    When people move to cities and countries, there is tension between "insiders" and "outsiders"

  • 30-Dec-2019 | Sunita Narain

    The decade we leave behind and ahead

    In this decade, we have realised that climate change is not in the distant future. It is happening and its impact will only grow

  • 16-Dec-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Circumventing climate action

    New games are being played out to circumvent action - or at least to find ways to do as little as possible and as cheaply as possible

  • 01-Dec-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Smoke and mirrors

    The bottom line is we need tough action and at scale - it must be transformative enough so that it can beat the galloping pollution

  • 04-Nov-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Decoding the air emergency

    What can we do - without the clamour and the politics that in their own way are contaminating the air today, the author writes

  • 20-Oct-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Blue skies and clear lungs: Have we bent the pollution curve in Delhi?

    Local enforcement is the weakest link in the anti-pollution fight

  • 07-Oct-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Rivers too have rights

    We must understand that the issue of river flow is really about the politics of power

  • 23-Sep-2019 | Sunita Narain

    Cheering for toilets but with caution

    Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS) commissioned two private consultancies, IPE Global and Kantar, to conduct a nationwide survey to verify India's ODF status