India’s Economy Slows as Condition of Water, Land, and Cities Deteriorates

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Prime Minister Modi and President Obama this week need to talk about 21st-century development.

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk

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Water rises on the world agenda.

The Story of Water, Energy, and Food Lives Here

Keith Schneider reports that the U.S.-China climate agreement is a Circle of Blue high point.

Meghalaya’s Coal Shutdown Order Tests Law and New Court's Resolve

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The big case has huge ramifications for India's water, land,…

Earth Pushes Back

Era of indifference greets droughts, floods, storms, tsunamis. Photo…

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

India’s Faltering Energy Production and Damaged Water Resources Demand Modi’s Close Attention

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept into office in May on a message of aspiration, and a reputation for action.

India Harvests Sun and Wind to Save Water and Power a Slowing Economy

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In Rajasthan, renewables are a bright spot in a troubled national energy industry.

India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya

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National court orders end to feudal labor conditions, wanton…

Uttarakhand Flood Disaster Made Worse By Existing Hydropower Projects, Expert Commission Says

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Report calls for new Himalayan development policy; stirs political battle in New Delhi.

Uttarakhand’s Furious Himalayan Flood Could Bury India’s Hydropower Program

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A treacherous mountain range unleashes a torrent of water, mud, and boulders that was long anticipated and willfully ignored.