Open Forum

Heady Heat

What do international climate change policymakers do when they cannot reset their policies to common consensus? Have another conference! 


The Glass Ceiling

People. Privacy. Protocol. The Internet, they say, is about all this and more. But, ‘wearable’ computers are changing how much of our lives we share online. And who is keeping all our information safe?

End of Endosulfan?

This infamous hormone-disrupting pesticide is the culprit behind many children born with congenital defects and deformities in Kasargod in Kerala. At the recently concluded Stockholm Convention set up to battle such organic pollutants that threaten lives and the environment, nations approved chemical and non-chemical alternatives to the toxin


A beautiful visual narrative on the 100-year-old burning coal fields of Jharia in Jharkhand. The coal earns the residents of the area a meagre living, but it comes at a huge cost… Produced by the Bombay Flying Club and shot by German journalists and filmmakers, it is poignant portrayal of one of the most resource rich parts of our country.

Save The poor AND the planet

Rural development schemes are aimed towards improving the lot of the rural population. The Ministry of Rural Development, in a report released earlier this year, said that they can be used to save the planet too! GT finds out how to kill two birds with one stone...

And the winners are...



Are you thinking of greening up your interiors? Why not invest in naturally air-purifying plants and save on those spray cans? Here are some that double up as useful family friends.

Cave Therapy

Have you had enough of the latest celebrity diets, magic pills and tips promising instant fat loss?

Globe Craft

As Earth Day approaches, we are happy to tell you that it is not just ecologists and educationists who are talking about conservation.

Bacteria Backlash

Sick? Take medicine. Still sick? Take an antibiotic. This is how the sick - medicate cycle works in India.