Climate Change

The effect of climate change on India and the policies and actions that are needed to counter it.

Seeking Rural Futures in the Northeast by Rethinking ‘Development vs Forests’

In the North East Region of India, forests have long been a site of struggle between people seeking to profit off its rich biodiversity...
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India At COP26: “The World’s Best Last Chance to Get Runaway Climate Change Under...

Shikha Bhasin and Bhasker Tripathi explain the past, present, and future of India’s climate negotiations at the Conference of the Parties.

The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas

Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.

The Impacts of Unsustainable Iron Ore Mining on Redi, The Last Village on Maharashtra’s...

While mining has brought with it economic prosperity, it has negatively impacted the health of Redi’s residents, and the ecology of this biodiverse region.

Green Bonds: The Next Big Thing in Green Finance

‘Green finance’ is the new buzzword in the finance world: these are loans, debts, or investments available to be raised solely for those projects considered green.

Environmental Data is Critical to Fighting the Climate Crisis: Data Stewardship Can Put It...

To fight the climate crisis, data stewardship presents possible pathways to responsibly unlock the value of environmental data while also safeguarding against misuse.

A Little Less Climate Science, a Lot More Climate Communication

Reports on climate change are not easy to comprehend. This creates a communication gap between scientists and the masses, especially those directly impacted by climate change.

The Slow But Sure Path to Mitigating India’s Floods

While relief measures dominate India’s flooding disasters, mitigating their effects before they occur usually takes a back seat. Why is this the case?
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Low-Cost Vermicompost Instead of Inorganic Fertilizers | Hear from Small Farmers in the Kanha-Pench...

Vermicompost revived soil quality, reduced input costs, and made farmers self-sufficient through lockdowns.

The Obstacles on the Path to Accurate Monsoon Forecasting

As technical as the science may be, its accuracy—or the lack thereof—directly impacts Indians, many of whom take important livelihood decisions based on this data.