The rebound effect can turn our best intentions against the environment. The good news is that we can avoid or reduce rebounds. Here’s how.
Can environment-friendly products or policies inadvertently harm the environment? Yes! This is called the rebound effect. The more we are aware about it, the better we can prevent it.
Ecolabels series #4. Today, there are over 400 ecolabels in the market. Does that mean there is more thrust on sustainability? Or are too many ecolabels derailing the sustainability movement?
What is India’s rank in 2020’s Environment Performance Index? Where did we do well and where have we fallen short?
Human waste, leaked from sewers, untreated sewage and poorly designed landfills, is one of the biggest causes of groundwater contamination today. How can groundwater pollution from human waste be prevented and what can you do as an individual?
Are solar panels bad because we use fossil fuels to build them? The is a classic case of using the Nirvana Fallacy to tear down many potential environmental solutions. But as we fight a global ecological crisis, we cannot afford to encourage such logic.
Is vehicular pollution increasing after the lockdown has lifted? Data from pollution levels before, during and after the lockdown suggests it is. The good news is that we can avoid it—without compromising our health.