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Background South Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate shocks. The region is living through a “new climate normal” in which intensifying heat waves, cyclones, droughts, and floods are testing the limits of government, businesses, and citizens to adapt. More than half of all South Asians, or 750 million people in the […]
7 September 2021, New Delhi/Dhaka/Islamabad/Kathmandu : Doctors and medical practitioners representing some of the largest associations and networks of public health professionals today called upon South Asian Governments to phase out fossil fuels – oil, gas and coal – to avert the twin crisis of air pollution and climate change. They also endorsed the Fossil […]
The Climate Action Network (CAN) #WorldWeWant Campaign on Climate Impacts drives collective action through the stories of communities affected by the climate crisis and serves as a clarion call for governments to address multiple and compounding crises to protect their citizens for a safe and resilient future. Through compelling, locally-produced, short smartphone videos we witness how decades of […]
The developing countries treat climate measures and responses secondary in the current pandemic situation. The space for civil society engagement for ambition in climate response has reduced. In this context, the project aims to strengthen contributions of CSOs in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda. The project addresses the political anchoring and implementation of ambitious climate […]
Fossil Fuels, Climate Change and Health Climate change is the greatest health challenge of the 21st century. It threatens our air, food, water, shelter, and security – the basics on which human life depends. This is because -through its effects on air quality, food and water security – climate change induced heat waves, floods, storms, […]
Download Here The success of human societies depends intimately on the sustainable balance between the living components of natural and managed systems. This has raised the demand for the design of climate policy to promote sustainable consumption and production that will be influenced by how countries perceive climate induced uncertainties and policymakers prioritize national risk. […]
Transformational Project Pipelines for NDC Implementation with States in India Six Districts (Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu) Implementing Nationally Determined Contribution ( NDC) for achieving Climate Proof Development Article 11 & 12 of Paris Agreement identifies capacity-building and the importance of climate change education & training for informed decision making . Therefore this project […]
How villages, districts and states are preparing localised climate action plans. Migration to cities where per capita income is 148% more as per 2011-12 compared to rural India is one of the most attractive options. Besides cities also offer better education and health care services. As per the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, […]
First-ever document to help prepare healthcare workers for climate change impacts released Experts warn that health sector will be most impacted by climate change and needs guidelines to follow The first-ever document designed to prepare healthcare workers for conversations around climate change and subsequent health impacts with their patients and communities was released this week. […]
How villages, districts and states are preparing localised climate action plans. “Climate change is at its heart about people and how to shape a future for humanity that promotes well being while ensuring that the nature and nature based services upon which we all depend continue to function and support sustainable development for all.” – […]
By 2050, more than 200 million people will be forced to flee their homes due to climate change. Climate change has contributed to melting ice sheets, rising sea levels, and desertification. It has led to more frequent and stronger weather-related extremes such as storms, floods, droughts, and wildfires. Threats to people’s lives, physical and mental […]
Click Here to Endorse The main cause of the climate emergency is fossil fuels. Coal, oil and gas are responsible for almost 80% of all carbon dioxide emissions since the industrial revolution. Phasing out fossil fuel production, and fast-tracking progress towards safer and more cost-effective solutions, will require unprecedented international cooperation in three main areas […]
Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) is a coalition of over 250 civil society organisations working in eight South Asian countries to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change. It promotes equity and social justice between peoples, sustainable development of all communities and protection of the global environment. CANSA has been at the forefront of representing the southern perspectives at international climate negotiations and undertakes inter-governmental, regional, and national actions. With its large membership base, CANSA works towards linking policy work, research and action based work in the region to address and set workable solutions to the adverse effects of climate change affecting the region.