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In Peak Planet, host Karthik Ganesan deliberates on perilous everyday sustainability issues - taps running dry, toxic air, unreliable power supply, traffic snarls, and extreme climatic changes - that affect each Indian. He dissects the complexities through evidence-backed information. In the first season, Karthik deep dives into air pollution. Peak Planet is presented by The Council on Energy, Environment and Water, one of South Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions.

In Peak Planet, host Karthik Ganesan deliberates on perilous everyday sustainability issues - taps running dry, toxic air, unreliable power supply, traffic snarls, and extreme climatic changes - that affect each Indian. He dissects the complexities through evidence-backed information. In the first season, Karthik deep dives into air pollution. Peak Planet is presented by The Council on Energy, Environment and Water, one of South Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions.
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In Peak Planet, host Karthik Ganesan deliberates on perilous everyday sustainability issues - taps running dry, toxic air, unreliable power supply, traffic snarls, and extreme climatic changes - that affect each Indian. He dissects the complexities through evidence-backed information. In the first season, Karthik deep dives into air pollution. Peak Planet is presented by The Council on Energy, Environment and Water, one of South Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions.

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@CEEWIndia

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Episodes

CEEW Peak Planet S1 E4: Two Kings

10/21/2019
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Host Karthik Ganesan discusses hurdles in addressing stubble burning and farmer-friendly solutions with Balveer Singh (farmer), Raspinder Singh (farmer) and Jaswinder Kaur (Dept of Agriculture, Govt of Punjab). He also addresses the question - to burst or not to burst firecrackers - during Deepavali and digs into the history of the use of firecrackers. Highlight: What is a green cracker? Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)'s website

Duration:00:18:33

CEEW Peak Planet S1 E3: Lamentations

10/21/2019
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Host Karthik Ganesan speaks to Santosh Harish (CPR), Anumita Roychowdhury (CSE), and M P George (DPCC) on regulatory and policy challenges in combating air pollution, and how would concerned citizens be mobilised to demonstrate that air pollution is a major public hazard. Highlight: Can pollution control boards alone fix the issue? Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)'s website

Duration:00:29:30

CEEW Peak Planet S1 E2: Numbers

10/21/2019
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Host Karthik Ganesan speaks to Sarath Guttikunda (Urban Emissions), Sagnik Dey (IIT-D), and Rohit Bansal (Pure Logic labs) to examine the critical data gap related to air quality and how effective the increased media attention has been on changing public perception. Highlight: Do we know enough about air pollution to address it? Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)'s website

Duration:00:29:51

CEEW Peak Planet S1 E1: Genesis

10/21/2019
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Host Karthik Ganesan speaks to Barun Aggarwal (BreathEasy Solutions), Jayashree Nandi (Hindustan Times), and Rohit Halbe (concerned citizen) on the changing public discourse on air pollution, the deteriorating air quality in urban India, and how citizens are responding to this public enemy number 1. Highlight: How can air pollution gain year-round media attention? Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)'s website

Duration:00:23:47