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Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. Photo credit: Friends of Europe-Gleamlight/Ph.Molitor

A hero for zero

In May, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report which made an unusually seismic impact across the energy sector and was even widely reported…

Beijing traffic and pollution (China). Photo credit: The Erica Chang

Particulate matters

Who wants to be afflicted with persistent anxiety or depression? Or neurological dysfunctions such as cognitive deficits, autism, and Alzheimer’s disease? Numerous studies link air…

Sahaganj. Dunlop factory. Photo credit: Gurvinder Singh


In 1936 the pneumatic tyres manufacturer Dunlop opened its first factory in India. Sahaganj was the chosen venue. It was the first tyre manufacturing plant…