Rajeev Tyagi has over four years of experience in the field of journalism, and more than a year in environmentalism and climate change. He is based in Sehore, near Bhopal. He focuses on the environment, renewable energy, development, and under-reported issues, sometimes also writing about cinema, and culture. He works with Groundreport, a digital news organization with a focus on solutions-based climate news reportage. Currently, he is working on the digital publication of his stories, in both video and article forms.
Two of his latest solutions-based articles focus on providing alternatives to methods with significant CO2 emissions. The first article spotlights solar-based cooking and alternatives to LPG or fossil-fuel-based cooking. The second article looks at mud-houses, and the myths around them.
As well as a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Delhi, Rajeev is also a Young India Fellow (YIF). YIF is an academic programme, at Ashoka University in Sonipat, Haryana, where Tyagi received a PG Diploma in Liberal Arts. After YIF, he joined NDTV as a production assistant. Eventually, he left his full-time job to devote his time to journalism, and climate-change-related stories in his home state of Madhya Pradesh.