Climate Change Adaptation: Building Resilient Cities in South Asia

Climate change is a pressing issue that poses significant challenges to urban areas in South Asia. The region’s rapid urbanization, coupled with the impacts of climate change, has made it imperative to focus on building resilient cities.


Climate Change Impacts on the Himalayas and Community Solutions in South Asia

By Purnima Joshi
The greater Himalayan region’s vast glaciers and permafrost are crucial for ten major Asian rivers, supporting over 1.3 billion livelihoods. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has confirmed significant snow cover and glacier declines since the 1970s, with further reductions expected..


Harnessing Migration for Climate Resilience: A Case for Robust Policies in South Asia

By Purnima Joshi
Migration has been an intrinsic part of human history, driven by factors such as climate shifts, economic opportunities, conflict, and societal changes. South Asia, home to the first human settlers out-of-Africa, is a densely populated sub-region occupying 3% of the world’s total area housing 21% of the world’s ..


Professor Saleemul Huq OBE (1952-2023)

It is with deep sadness that we share news of the passing of Professor Saleemul Huq, co-founder of Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), a leading authority on climate justice,


Climate Change and Gender Justice – COP28 talks empty rhetoric without means for Implementation

By Ruchi Chaudhary
My very first COP – COP28 – at Dubai, was a huge eye-opener. It was a great revelation on how high level negotiations at the international level are held, and how important it is for more women to be out there, speaking on behalf of those most vulnerable to the devastating impacts of climate change – women and children from poor and developing countries.


Inadequacy of the newly operationalised Loss and Damage Fund a Huge Disappointment for South Asia

By Rushati Das
I remember the historic high note on which COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh concluded with the last-minute establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund, last year.


Event Summary Report:
Sustainable and Resilient Communities – Kolkata Dialogue
Climate Change, Health & Disasters – Insights for the G20

By Divyanshi Yadav
The C20 India 2023 Working Group ‘Sustainable and Resilient Communities – Climate, Environment and Net Zero targets’ is one of the 14 official Engagement […]


A Report on
SEMINAR AND HIGH-LEVEL C20 POLICY ROUNDTABLE
“Combatting the Climate Crisis: An Opportunity for Health Sector and Civil Society Leadership”

By Purnima Joshi
The day-long seminar and high level policy C20 roundtable “Combatting the Climate Crisis: An Opportunity for Health Sector and Civil Society Leadership” held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences on 24th April 2023 […]


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.


G20 on Climate Change and Health Hazards

By Sanjay Vashist
Climate change is a critical global issue that has become a threat multiplier and intensifies disasters. The effects of climate change are numerous, and they range from extreme weather events such as heatwaves…


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