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Why linking rivers won't work

From the Himalayas to the Western ghats, The Modi regime pushes ahead with a mammoth river-linking project with questionable benefits.

Circular economy

The world economy has been built on the ‘take, make and dispose’ linear economy, which is now under threat because of the limited availability of …

Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goal 13: Urgent action to combat climate change

<i>This story first appeared on the blog of Corporate Citizenship, a global business consultancy specializing in sustainability and corporate</i> …

Climate

How Climate Change Became the Central Development Issue

Just a decade ago, humanitarian groups working to address everything from education to poverty competed with climate change for public attention and …

Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Climate Change

women for climate justice

Gender and urban climate policy<p>GenderCC's Gender into Urban Climate Change Initiative has launched a video showcasing the gender dimensions of …

Climate Change

Low carbon development from a gender perspective

<b>Gotelind Alber and Conny van Heemstra, GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice</b><p>In light of increasing climate change, the concept of Low Carbon …

Introduction to Gender and Climate Change

<b>What is the connection and why is Gender and Climate Change important?</b><p>Climate change has a greater impact on those sections of the population, in all …

Community conservation of forests is successful when women participate

When I first spoke with Bhagoti Devi, I attempted to break the ice by telling her how warmly our mutual acquaintances spoke of her. She was …

Forests

Pay-as-you-go solar power

August 2012<p>Simpa Networks' technology is the subject of an international<br>patent application (PCT/US2011/035781) filed under WIPO’s <br>Patent Cooperation …

Wildlife Loss In Tropical Forests Is Bad News For Everyone

I had drinks with an old college friend last week. As we reminisced and I caught him up on my job leading the Tropical Ecology Assessment&Monitoring …

The missing development trillions: where will they come from?

When everyone signed up to the United Nations sustainable development goals last year, one thing was very very clear; the SDGs would be expensive. “Trillions, not billions,” went the cheery slogan.<p>Of course it’s impossible to calculate precisely how much they will cost, but according to one widely …

Women in Drought-hit Maharashtra Prove They’re Better Farmers. Their Husbands Agree.

Empowered women in Maharashtra’s drought-hit areas take up farming to ensure their families have enough to eat and their kids can go to school.<p>Women …

Climate change impact in Bangladesh to create mass influx to Assam - The North East Today | Delivering news upto the minute

<b>GUWAHATI</b>: By 2100, a total of 3 crore 15 lakh people to be misplaced in Bangladesh due to rising sea level in Bangladesh. In a research carried out …

Climate Change

How the U.S. Became an Unlikely Hero at the Paris Climate Summit

Negotiators from the U.S. arrived in Paris last week for talks on climate change with a mandate from President Barack Obama to advance a strong deal …

Paris UN climate conference 2015: Old and new alliances line up in shadow box

The most powerful of the emerging economies - the so-called BASIC group of Brazil, South Africa, India and China - released a statement calling for …

Why India Has a Point at the Paris Climate Talks

As delegates from 195 countries attempt to hammer out a deal to fight global warming at the ongoing Paris climate summit, India finds itself cast as …

Brazil's mining tragedy: was it a preventable disaster?

As the ‘sea of mud’ continues its path of destruction, allegations have surfaced that the dam collapse was a result of government and industry negligence<p>The recent collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is one of the biggest environmental disasters in the country’s history. …

This is how bad Chennai's beaches look after the rains

The beaches have been abused so much, nature decided to give some of it back. Take that, Chennai.<p>On Monday, Chennai city saw its roads being …

Roads

This community in Bengal grows crops within the forest

They still practice inter-cropping which means they use the space between trees in plantation coupes to grow crops.<p>This community in Bengal grow …

If climate change is a human story, men are telling it.

Also available in: Español | Français | العربية<p>From extreme weather events to water shortages, reduced harvests, and increased spread of infectious …

OHCHR | HRC OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka

Terms of Reference<p><b>Mandate and reporting obligations</b><p>In its resolution A/HRC/25/1 adopted in March 2014 on “Promoting reconciliation, accountability …

Human Rights

Climate Change And Global Warming: How Justified Is To Reject Them As A Hoax

Since Independence, there have been several moments that have defined us as a nation. They have shaped our present and made us proud every step of …

International Olympic Committee