03 Ways for a Cleaner and Greener Environment

By Senashia Ekanayake A lot of us want to do something about the terrible state of the environment that we live in but truth be told, most of the time, we don’t really know where to start. There are little things we can do but sometimes the internet is not as helpful as we think […]

Thoughts from COP22: A Youth Perspective

By Priya Chawla It’s a pretty existential question to ask sitting in this pavilion today, after having come all the way from India to Marrakech in Morocco (emitting much CO2) to attend this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP) as civil society observers- What is my role here!? I am a first timer! It’s a […]

COP 22: Get in line or get out

By Chandra Bhushan  I have been in Marrakesh for over two days now to attend the UN climate conference (COP 22), and have heard nothing other than the word “Trump”. The discussions at Bab Ighli—the venue of the conference—are all about the Trump presidency and the chances of American withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. A […]

Scaling up of Local Solutions and Strategies Delivering Adaptation to Climate Change

By Santosh Patnaik Based on geographic location, socio-economic composition and resource endowments, climate change has profound impact on rural areas of developing countries in South Asia. In order to pursue stated temperature goal, cope with climate change as well as stay true to the development imperatives, countries in South Asia must choose low carbon pathways. […]

Climate Resilient Agriculture Practices: Nayagarh and Balangir

The fact that the weather risk has ruined rainfall agriculture. The uncertainty in weather conditions has put at risk the crop output, production and yield which contributes to the growing distress among the rain fed farmers in general and the marginal, small and resource poor farmers in particular resulting distress migration. Therefore, there is a […]