IPCC Sixth Assessment Reports and Implications for South Asia

The Sixth Assessment Report (AR 6) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) underlined that the impact on South Asia is serious. Air pollution has reduced the intensity as well as frequency of monsoon rains in India and the rest of south Asia. Air pollution has increased over the Indian subcontinent and it acts […]

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.

EU-INDIA Climate Cooperation Brief

At their joint summit in May 2020, India and the EU agreed on the “EU-India Strategic Partnership: A Roadmap to 2025”. Climate change and clean energy, as well as the environment more broadly, are a distinct element within that roadmap. Both Parties committed to continue the Clean Energy and Climate Partnership established at the 2016 Summit.

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 […]

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
“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 […]

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…

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 […]

An analysis on the funding arrangements for addressing Loss and Damage agreed at COP27

By Md. Shamshuddoha
The decision on the establishment of ‘new funding arrangements’ for responding to as well as addressing loss and damages is a significant achievement at COP 27…

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