Tag: Climate Action

How India Should Prepare for COP26’s Met and Unmet Climate Adaptation...

With some climate finance demands at COP26 unmet, how should developing countries like India make use of international climate finance efficiently?

As India Announces Carbon Neutrality by 2070, Let’s Talk About the...

This article is produced under the aegis of Climate Tracker’s Online COP26 Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, awarded to The Bastion's Environment Lead Vaishnavi Rathore....

India At COP26: “The World’s Best Last Chance to Get Runaway...

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

Prods & Pleas: What Can Courts Do in the Battle Against...

The judicial system can be a vital tool in the battle against climate change, if used in the right manner. But what is the 'right manner'?

Clash of the Toolkits: Where Farmers’ Concerns and Environmental Activism Converge

When we blame farmers for polluting the environment, we completely miss the intersection that exists between food production, ecology, and the threat that neo-liberal market reforms pose.

Reviving the Thar Desert’s Camel Culture

Sumer Singh Bhati’s Whatsapp status is a photograph of a notice published in Rajasthan’s local newspaper. It informs that 12 kilometres of transmission lines...

Mainstreaming Climate Change in India through Climate Budgeting

In 2015, the Indian government submitted its climate mitigation and adaptation targets via the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to the UN Framework Convention...

Delayed Today for a Disaster Tomorrow: Communicating Climate Change

Climate change is the biggest existential threat to mankind; the possible impacts are so severe and profound that they are even beyond one’s comprehension....

Cannabis for a Crisis? How Hemp Can Help India

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed a struggling economy into a full-blown recession. Acute agrarian distress may have been tempered by good monsoons, but the...

Shared Atmosphere, Equal Responsibility? Enter, Climate Debt

One of the greatest scientific discoveries was made in the 1700s. It was the realization that coal could be used to turn water into...