Categories Environment: Climate Change

Prakriti Karyashala Case Studies: Regain and Regenerate Creating Accountability for the Commons

The mere passing of laws and regulations to preserve village commons, regenerate natural resources and enrich villages does not ensure their operationalisation. What is needed is a concerted attempt t...

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by Anjali P Iyer | On 21 Jan 2021

Prakriti Karyshala: Case Studies Ecomanagement: Mapping and Securing Commons

Prakriti Karyashala, launched in 2012 through the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), to respond to the rising needs of rural communities to respond to ecological change. It trains a cadre of f...

Category: Environment: Climate Change

by Anjali P Iyer | On 20 Nov 2020

Human Influence on Climate Change

According to new assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), human influence on the climate is clearly evident. It is extremely likely that human influence has been the domina...

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by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC | On 27 Sep 2013

Disaster Management in India

India has been traditionally vulnerable to natural disasters on account of its unique geo-climatic conditions. About 60% of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities; over 40 million...

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by Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs | On 28 May 2004

Climate Change and Youth and/in Local Governments

Can young people help to increase awareness about climate change and its impacts working through local bodies? A perceptive and informative presentation by the UN-HABITAT Youth Advisory Board Member a...

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by John Anugraha | On 15 Jun 2009

Climate Change Conference Derailed: USA 2, Rest of the World 0

Despite the stark warning contained in the recently released report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), endorsed even by governments the world over, that GHG concentrations in the...

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by D. Raghunandan | On 07 Jan 2008

Towards a Corporate Response to Climate Change

The recently concluded conclave of Indian corporate leaders in Palampur to discuss the scary situation of climate change in the world left the delegates more bewildered than clear on the strategies to...

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by Manu N. Kulkarni | On 10 Aug 2007