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India plans to set up 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

India would have installed 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, says secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. India plans to set up 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy...

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National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj launches initiative to help Rural Poor Farm Holds adapt to Climate Change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), for the first time in India, has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-...

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Progress on energy technologies fails to keep pace with long-term goals for clean energy transitions

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

The International Energy Agency’s latest and most comprehensive assessment of clean energy transitions finds that the vast majority of technologies and sectors are failing to keep pace with long...

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Kochi in ‘Cities4Forests’ project

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

Kochi has been selected for the Cities4Forests project initiated by a consortium of international agencies like World Resource Institute (WRI), Pilot Projects and REVOLVE with the involvement of...

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Even as Cyclone Fani Hit Campaigns, Climate Change Yet to Find Space in India’s Political Discourse

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

As the British Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency this week after a spirited campaign, mainly by civil society groups and students across Europe and America, cyclone Fani...

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Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

Nearly 50 per cent of the country is currently facing drought with at least 16 per cent falling in the "exceptional" or "extreme" category, according to IIT Gandhinagar scientists managing India...

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Developing nations need to invest 4.5% of GDP in infrastructure to achieve SDGs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

A new World Bank report finds that investments of 4.5% of GDP will allow developing countries to achieve their infrastructure-related Sustainable Development Goals and stay on track to limit...

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1% budget allocation of each government department to climate change adaptation

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 25, 2016

In a major decision to deal with climate change which is threatening to assume worrying proportions, the Uttarakhand government has decided to deploy one percent of the total budget of each of...

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