Drafting District Level Climate Action Plans for six districts of Madhya Pradesh

Effective policymaking plays a significant role in building resilience to climate change. District Climate Resilience Plans explore the points of convergence – climate concerns into district development plans in climate-sensitive sectors. It identifies policy gaps and provides practical, grounded and workable suggestion to improve the status- quo in priority sectors including agriculture, livestock, irrigation, renewable […]

Promoting Green Resilient and Inclusive Cities in South Asia

Extreme weather events, such as coastal and inland flooding, heatwaves, droughts and wildfires, are increasing in frequency and magnitude, and gradual changes in sea levels and temperatures are projected to have (and are already having) adverse effects on city systems. Some systems are directly impacted by climate change events, for example, roads being flooded, whilst […]

Global Civil Society Strengthening Program

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 […]

Health Professionals call for Phase out of Fossil Fuels in South Asia to Avert the Twin Crisis of Air pollution and Climate change

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 […]

#WorldWeWant Campaign on Climate Impacts

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 […]

Participatory NDCs for a Climate-Just Response in a COVID-19 World

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 […]

Climate Change and Health Impacts

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, […]

No Future for Fossil Fuels

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 Pipeline for NDC Implementation at Subnational Level in India

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 […]

Capacity Building of Indian Civil Society on Urban Poor & Climate Change

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, […]

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