Climate Case Studies: Women Led Climate Resilient Farming

Report by Shailendra Yashwant
One of the most worrying insights from UNFCCC 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in November 2017 is that despite the efforts to date, the window to avoid large-scale climate change has closed.


World Wakes Up to Climate Migration

By Harjeet Singh
Millions of people worldwide are being displaced by natural disasters triggered partially by climate change, and the international community is finally taking steps to mitigate the suffering.


Addressing Climate Change from the Perspective of Women and Children

The historical social structures in India have left women and children, as the most vulnerable to some of the biggest risks facing the country today.


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…


Defying Climate Change – Foreword by Patricia Espinosa

By Patricia Espinosa
Climate change is at its heart about people and how to shape a future for humanity that promotes well-being while ensuring that the natural and nature-based services upon which we all depend—including our precious atmosphere—continue to function and support sustainable development for all.


Defying Climate Change – Putting Women and Children First

By Shailendra Yashwant
With global heat records reaching new highs, extreme weather events and other natural disasters becoming more deadly, everyone is equally vulnerable to climate change.


The Odisha Mission to Provide Clean Drinking Water

By Senashia Ekanayake
She looked around twenty-five. She carried a pot of water in one hand and a child in the other. I met her in Ogaplur village in the Puri district of Orissa on the Eastern Coast of India.


CANSA Post COP 23 Debrief in India

COP 23 marked the two years of negotiations since the Paris Agreement was struck in 2015 and later ratified in 2016. The two years of negotiations have been on technical issues on rule book that would be basis of implementation of Paris Agreement from 2020 onward. The significance of COP 23 was that it was first COP […]


Joint COP/CMP/CMA Closing Statement

2018 is a critical year in our ongoing battle to combat climate change. With the close of COP 23, we have the stage set before us. Substantial work lies ahead, and failure is not an option especially for the millions of people who are in the frontlines of climate impacts. We call on Parties to […]


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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