Blogs - Just transition

Sensitisation Visit with West Bengal Lawmakers and Government Officials to Sundarbans

By Divyanshi Yadav
Sundarbans means “beautiful forest” in Bengali, located at the mouth of the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers between India and Bangladesh the area is true to its name.

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An Equitable Phase Out of Fossil Fuels: A civil society equity review

By Divyanshi Yadav
The past 3 decades since the UNFCCC negotiations began, we have not tried to mitigate GHG emissions despite clear warnings. As a result the climate crisis is hitting the most vulnerable people in the Global South first and hardest…

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Medical Experts come together to call for stringent measures to curb fossil fuel use for cleaner air and a means to mitigate climate change

By Divyanshi Yadav
On 7th September, the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, an important webinar titled ‘Fossil Fuels, Air Pollution, Climate Change & Health: Resolving South Asia’s Air Pollution & Climate Crisis…

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No Vaccine for Climate Change

By Purnima Joshi
Healthcare professionals join the fight against fossil fuels Climate trends website details Healthy Energy Initiative India, Health Care without Harm, Climate Trends and Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) recently […]

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’tis an ill wind that’s been blowing… and it needs to go away

By Purnima Joshi
Over 30 groups representing those impacted by coal, oil and gas exploration and production from the 4 states of India, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on Monday joined […]

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Climate Change Victims Need Money to Survive, Not Words

By Harjeet Singh, Sven Harmeling and Julie-Anne Richards
The 65-year-old is not alone. Since Cyclone Aila hit the region in the year 2009, over 2,000 families have been displaced due to…

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Climate Change Drowns Festive Celebrations

By Rushati Das
The rains in India usually end in August. However, in 2017 they continued and lasted till early October. The change in monsoons has dampened the festive mood and shaken the cultural aspects, costs of celebrations and adoption of unsustainable practices.

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Rich Countries Must Provide Funds for Climate Change Victims

By Harjeet Singh, Sven Harmeling and Julie-Anne Richards
Harvey, Irma, Ophelia. This year’s devastating and record-breaking hurricane season reminds us that storms turbo-charged by human-caused climate change are not a distant future threat, but a reality faced by people around the world.

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Initiating Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Processes in Sri Lanka

By SLYCAN Trust
Women, who constitute the majority of the world’s poor, are subject to greater vulnerabilities and risks in the face of climate change impacts, mainly due to gender-based inequalities existing in society.

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The Under Representation of South Asian Women in the Climate Change debate

By Anam Zeb and Farshad Usyan
There has been a shift in the way women are considered in climate change discussions. We are being urged to stop thinking of women as victims of climate change, but as a valuable resource, capable of contributing to local, national, regional and global efforts to counter climate change.

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