Date: March-May 2018
An investigation into the state of electrification in India’s remote villages
Power beyond the grid: Is renewable doable?
July - August, 2013 India’s sheer variety finds an echo in its diverse ecosystems from the barren cold deserts of Ladakh to the heat-swept dunes of the Thar, from the 7,000-odd kilometres of coastlines to the dense green cover of the Western Ghats. Most of these ecosystems are extremely fragile, buffeted as they are by direct human intervention as well as the vagaries wrought by a changing climate.
Good news: Celebrating success stories in managing lives, livelihoods and the environment This fellowship is supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust Environmental reportage has evolved from being disaster reportage to much more; but truly heart-warming stories – good news, literally – are still a rarity. Bring us tales of people, places, programmes and policies that have helped make a difference.
While we all agree that climate change is for real, there is actually limited reliable information available on how and where its impacts are being felt the most. Extreme weather events such as cloud burst, cyclones, floods etc are being reported as more intense and frequent world over, and the number of casualties and losses are ever on the rise. Though mitigation and adaptation is on the world's agenda, the local have to fend for themselves.
August - October, 2011 This fellowship was supported by Jamshedji Tata Trust After land, our water bodies are now facing tremendous stress: industries, urban 'development', increasing population, imperfect legislation... scores of wetlands, lakes, rivers and waterways are threatened by such projects and pressures.
14th CSE Media Fellowships Lives transformed: Tales of climate change, its impacts and how populations are coping Deadline for submission extended: May 30, 2012