Engineering Pure Air

Engineering Pure Air

By Jason Chiang November 2019

Nexus-trained Schillings Air offers products and services to eliminate air pollutants, reduce cost and help monitor clean air.

Learn How Air Quality Improved in These Cities

Learn How Air Quality Improved…

By ShareAmerica May 2022

Chicago, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and New York have turned their story around over decades by reigning in air pollution with the help of government initiatives and new technology.

Working to Stop Food Waste

Working to Stop Food Waste

Noelani Kirschner May 2022

Food waste is harsh on the environment and worsens world hunger. But activists and organizations are now recycling "rejected" produce to feed hungry communities.

Solving the Burning Problem

Solving the Burning Problem

By Michael Gallant May 2019

Kriya Labs, a New Delhi-based start-up, transforms agricultural waste into a valuable resource to make paper and biodegradable products.

U.S. Protects Endangered Species

U.S. Protects Endangered Species

By Noelani Kirschner April 2022

Since passing the Endangered Species Act in 1973, the United States has helped save nearly extinct creatures. Meet six of them here.

The United States Also has Rainforests

The United States Also has…

By Noelani Kirschner April 2022

From Puerto Rico to Alaska, there are a number of rainforests located within the United States. Learn more about them here.

Invest in our Planet on Earth Day

Invest in our Planet on…

By Lenore T. Adkins April 2022

Earth Day is on April 22. Spend the day thinking about how you can reduce your carbon footprint and support our planet.

Combating Droughts

Combating Droughts

By Trevor L. Jockims October 2021

Megacities such as Delhi, Chennai, Karachi, Madrid, and Istanbul are already experiencing an extremely high risk of droughts, and many other regions could follow suit over the next few years.

Studying the Climate

Studying the Climate

By Jason Chiang January 2020

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellow Tamanna Subba explores the links between aerosols, air pollution and climate change, to build a better understanding of the Indian summer monsoon.

From Trickle to Stream

From Trickle to Stream

By Hillary Hoppock January 2020

Pramod Deshmukh, part of the 2010-11 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program, develops water conservation projects in rural India.

Food for Thought: What’s on Your Plate Matters to the Planet

Food for Thought: What’s on…

May 2021

Jonathan Safran Foer and Jeffrey Gettleman discuss how daily actions can make an impact in the efforts to combat climate change.

Greening the Map

Greening the Map

By Michael Gallant May 2021

With support from the U.S. Department of State, Swechha harnesses technology, inspires individuals and advocates for environmental change across India.

Giving Wings to Natural Interests

Giving Wings to Natural Interests

By Candice Yacono January 2020

Isaac Kehimkar, known as India’s Butterfly Man, talks about his work and his takeaways from studying American NGO’s as part of his 2006 Fulbright Fellowship.

The Time for Climate Action is Now

The Time for Climate Action…

By Noelani Kirschner September 2021

An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report details how extreme fires, heat and flooding are in our future unless we act now.

Adaptive Urban Planning

Adaptive Urban Planning

By Steve Fox May 2021

Cities need to implement adaptive strategies that are responsive to local circumstances to mitigate the climate crisis.

Managing Food for Sustainability

Managing Food for Sustainability

By Candice Yacono May 2021

Reducing food wastage can help conserve resources and the environment.

Working for a Cause

Working for a Cause

By Suparna Mukherji May 2019

Fulbright-Nehru research scholar Alexander O’Neill has worked to support environmental conservation efforts in India.

Combating the Climate Crisis Through Communication

Combating the Climate Crisis Through…

By Trevor L. Jockims October 2021

Interactive storytelling can drive climate action by raising awareness of how the climate crisis affects everyday life.

A New Direction for Solar Efficiency

A New Direction for Solar…

By Jason Chiang March 2021

Renkube, a Bengaluru-based start-up, has developed a mechanism which can increase the efficiency of solar panels by redirection of sunlight and contribute to lowering of carbon footprints.

Building Capacity to Tackle Climate Change

Building Capacity to Tackle Climate…

By Steve Fox March 2021

Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Dr. Sonja Klinsky works on building analytic capacity to enable climate action in ways that also address human development needs.

Studying Coral Reefs

Studying Coral Reefs

By Natasa Milas January 2021

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellow Afreen Hussain assesses the impact of climate change and human disturbances on coral reefs to assist in the conservation of this highly vulnerable ecosystem.

Bending the Curve

Bending the Curve

By Veerabhadran Ramanathan May 2021

The strategic partnership between India and the United States can drive urgent progress in this critical decade for climate action.