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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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