CAN South Asia in the News

Centring climate justice in rapidly urbanising cities of South Asia
questionofcities.org | May 3, 2024

The region is among the most vulnerable to climate change. With nearly 2.5 billion people and a limited capacity to adapt to climate change, South Asia shows how inequity and injustice lie at the heart of climate action…

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Heatwaves are becoming increasingly common. Let’s accept and adapt to it
Deccan Herald | May 03, 2024

The hills have sweltered through three weeks of temperatures that broke all previous heat records. The cardamom flowers have crumbled. The buds of coffee, cocoa, and cloves have wilted away. There is no water in the borewells, and no signs of summer showers in the hill stations and high ranges of Idukki and Wayanad districts of Kerala.

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Protect labourers from adverse impact of climate change
Deccan Herald | May 01, 2024

The Indian jurisprudence has indeed taken cognitive steps in linking the adverse impacts of Climate Change to Articles 21 and 14. In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court of India stated that the rights to life and equality cannot be fully realised without a clean, stable environment. This observation will create a churning in framing and articulating the strong interconnection between lives, livelihoods, environment, and a stable and secure future.

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G7 way off-track in emission cuts to achieve 1.5°C target; finding significant as WMO says Asia ‘global disaster capital’ 
DownToEarth | April 24, 2024

Two reports, both released on April 23, have exposed the gross inaction of developed countries in countering climatic impacts globally including in Asia, which has been deemed as the world’s ‘disaster capital’ by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

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The RISE grants challenge: 5 projects standing up for safety, equality, and justice for all 
Race To Resilience | April 24, 2024

As International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are set to announce the winners of the 2023 Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Environments (RISE) grants challenge, we take a look back at the transformative work of last year’s winners…..

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Odds of lightning
Daily Times | April 19, 2024

Dozens of people meet gruesome ends every year as climate change is making lethal strikes. As a reaction to climate change and localized heating of the Earth’s surface and more moisture, there is a sudden surge of massive lightning…..

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آبادی، موسمیاتی تبدیلی کے باعث مسائل بڑھ رہے ہیں، ماہرین
Daily Dunya, Islamabad, | March 30, 2024
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Islamabad needs urban climate resilient infrastructure to sustain livable status: Experts
The Nation, Islamabad, | March 30, 2024

ISLAMABAD  –  The experts at a seminar on Friday underlined that amid growing population and climate-induced disaster risks it has become imperative for the federal capital to maintain a climate resilient infrastructure to sustain as a livable metropolis…..

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Islamabad needs urban climate resilient infrastructure to sustain livable status: Experts
The Daily Times, Islamabad, | March 30, 2024

The experts at a seminar on Friday underlined that amid growing population and climate-induced disaster risks it has become imperative for the federal capital to maintain a climate resilient infrastructure to sustain as a livable metropolis….

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اسلام آبادکی قابل رہائش حیثیت برقرار رکھنے کیلئے خوشگوار ماحول کی ضرورت ہے: ماہرین
Sabah News, Islamabad, | March 29, 2024

اسلام آباد(صباح نیوز)ماہرین کا کہناہے کہ بڑھتی ہوئی آبادی اور موسمیاتی تبدیلی کی وجہ سے آفات کے خطرات کے پیش نظر وفاقی دارالحکومت کی قابل رہائش شہر کی حیثیت بحال رکھنے کیلئے آب و ہوا کے لچکدار بنیادی ڈھانچے کو برقرار رکھنا بہت ضروری ہے۔ ماہرین نے کہا کہ پاکستان میں آبادی میں سب سے زیادہ اضافہ ہوا ہے اور شہرکاری کی شرح کو مناسب میکانزم اور کوشش کی ضرورت ہے۔….

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