Reports

Tue, 28/09/2021 - 16:22

Like any other state in India, Tamil Nadu principally relies on coal for its energy production which is a major contributor to climate change and raises the vulnerability of Tamil Nadu and other Indian states to frequent natural disasters and extreme weather events. Public concern about climate

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 09:14

As of today, India has 35,949 MW of power plant infrastructure that is more than 25-years-old and are bound to be decommissioned in the near future. Thus, each Indian state needs an action plan for the decommissioning of a thermal power plant. This report is a baseline study that guides to design a

Tue, 31/08/2021 - 16:02

The term “geoengineering” refers to a set of technologies that counteract the effects of anthropogenic climate change by deliberately intervening in Earth systems. Deliberately altering climate and the catastrophic effects it could have is truly frightening. So, what are the alternatives that can

Fri, 13/08/2021 - 17:23

While systemic changes are key to combating greenhouse gas emission, sustainable lifestyles also help achieve reductions. While the general notion is that individual behavioural changes have little effect, in fact they do add up to make a difference. These guidelines help you adopt a sustainable

Tue, 03/11/2020 - 17:26

This report is a brief analysis of the actual conditions and impacts of coal and water utilisation in Mettur Thermal Power Plant for three consecutive years between 2015 and 2018 in line with the state and national statutes.

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 12:35

Temperatures recorded in the city over the past 75 years show the city has been warming at an unprecedented pace since the 1990s, and will be worrisomely warm by 2050.

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 12:33

The consultation workshop hosted by Citizen consumer and civic Action Group, Chennai; NTFP India, Adukkam; and Keystone Foundation, Kotagiri; in collaboration with the Coalition for Environmental Justice in India, discussed the changes proposed in zero draft EIA 2019 and the far reaching impacts of

Tue, 20/08/2019 - 10:29

The power sector is one of the highly stressed sectors, responsible for 40% of the total stressed assets in India. The trigger for a financial analysis of IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company Limited (ITPCL) came about by reports of environmental pollution in the nearby villages due to the power plant’s

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 16:33

Along with Mr. Kuttiappan, Senior Technical Consultant, CAG, our researchers Mr. Dhilip, Ms. Bhagyashree Rath and Ms. Harshavardhini went for a site visit around ITPCL, Cuddalore on March 15th, 2018. The visual observations and inferences made from the site visit, including the concerns raised by

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 18:17

Criticism of the TSR Committee Report, “Executive’s Environmental Dilemmas: Unpacking a Committee’s Report

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 17:45

The report takes a one-sided Coasean bargaining view of the environment and seeks to create administrative smoothening to give priority to economic development matters while leaving environment and communities on the way side