2011 had two contrasting dimensions for Indian environment — Jairam Ramesh and Jayanthi Natarajan as environment ministers.
Ramesh was the minister for first seven months of the year when he was replaced by Jayanthi. Read more
Election Commission has given a real challenge to social activist fight Anna Hazare, who has announced a war against corruption. Read more
The Durban climate agreement created brouhaha over a breakthrough in climate negotiations but it has failed the environment. The deal, if fructifies in 2020, could lead to four degree rise in global temperature by turn of the country, scientists have warned. Read more
The momentum is sluggish and hopes are down at the 17th round of climate conference at Durban, South Africa, with nations not willing to budge from their stand. Read more