Wed, 24/04/2024 - 14:22

It is high time to initiate a dialogue on the intricate relationship between air quality and violent crime. Although our recent study conducted in Chennai found a weak correlation, more research is needed. Do read our report for further insights.

Wed, 10/04/2024 - 17:22

An in-depth analysis of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board’s structure, leadership, and capacity for the years 2017-2022. This study explores gaps and offers insights for better environmental management in Tamil Nadu. Dive into the report for more details.

Fri, 24/11/2023 - 11:01

Article 6 of the UNFCC convention highlights the importance of communicating with the general public and engaging stakeholders about climate change and its effects, to ensure public access to information and to promote public participation in addressing the issue. This report is the summary of our

Tue, 22/08/2023 - 13:53

This Impact Assessment Report highlights how the pilot phase of 'FOCUS' - the climate change curriculum textbook developed by CAG - was introduced in select schools in Chennai. It measures project outcomes, analysing positive shifts in both students and teachers. The report provides concrete

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 14:50

Tamil Nadu has made significant strides in renewable energy, with a higher installed capacity than non-renewable energy. However, this progress is yet to be reflected in the state’s electricity mix. This report explores Tamil Nadu’s transition to green energy and assesses public perception of

Wed, 01/03/2023 - 09:38

A report on the proceedings of the National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change January 31, 2023 Organised by Report prepared by Mala Balaji (Researcher, Environment & Climate Action, CAG) Shankar Prakash (Researcher, Environment & Climate Action, CAG) Madhuvanthi Rajkumar (Researcher

Wed, 09/02/2022 - 16:32

In India, there has been an ever-widening gap between individuals who have benefitted from the economic growth and the vast group of the underprivileged who have been left out of the process. This report examines if the usage and break up of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) funds by industries

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.