Eastern India highly vulnerable to climate change, says study
Study analyses the historical climate and projects, the temperature and rainfall of the four eastern states
Climate projections for the eastern states at the district level for the period 2021–2050 (the 2030s) indicate a warmer and wetter future (Image: Save the Children)
Celebrating the role of hill women in springshed development and governance
Recognizing women's accumulated knowledge and adaptive capacities in springshed management
Van Panchayat Samiti discussing the matters related to forest (Image: Varun Raja)
Tribals await effective implementation of policies
Water access in tribal areas of Gujarat: Status and recommendations
Participants discussing about PIM and Pani Samiti (Water Associations)  with local community leaders on a field visit to Pingot Dam (Image: AKRSP)
Understanding disaster risks as a systemic construct
Disaster risk governance: Recipe to effective disaster risk management in times of COVID-19
Countries are engaged in empowering communities to adapt to the new normal (Image: Pixabay)
Women at the frontline of climate change adaptation
Women make strides in mainstreaming climate adaptation approaches on the ground
Kalyani Dash works with 150 households in the village directly and trains them on chemical-free farming techniques, water secure crop production, efficient water use in agriculture for a sustainable farming future as well as kitchen and nutrition gardening. (Image: FES)
Delhi, sinking?
Rampant groundwater extraction in some areas of Delhi is leading to a dangerous fall in groundwater levels and increasing the risk of land subsidence, making the city prone to floods and water logging.
The rapidly urbanisisng Delhi (Image Source: Lokantha at English Wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons)
Pharma antibiotics polluting Indian rivers, says Toxics Link study
The locations where antibiotic residues are detected are not necessarily in close proximity to major pharmaceutical industrial hubs
Antibiotic residues in rivers can worsen the problem of antimicrobial resistance (Image: PxHere; CC-0)
Need for demand-side management: From the lens of participatory groundwater management
To successfully implement PGWM, there is a need to understand groundwater science from a community perspective.
Arid Communities and Technologies (ACT) is a professional voluntary organization based at in the arid region of Kutch.  One of its core areas of work is the implementation of innovative projects like community aquifer management.  (Image: Vikalp Sangam)
The tale of two disasters: Role of science communication for disaster risk reduction
Comparing two incidents of flash floods in the Garhwal region
Aftermath caused by cloud burst and flood in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand (Image: Rahul Dixit, EGU)
Mumbai sets a mitigation goal to achieve net-zero by 2050
World Resources Institute (WRI) India and the C40 Cities network develop Mumbai’s first-ever Climate Action Plan
The MCAP adopts a scientific evidence-based planning approach to mobilize resources and move from planning to implementation of strategic projects (Image: Deepak Gupta, Wikimedia Commons; CC BY-SA 3.0)
Community members pursue common good
An effective partnership between a CSR organization, an implementing NGO, and the community towards protecting a water body
Walkway around pond, with solar lighting (Image: S M Sehgal Foundation)
Impact of climate change on agricultural livelihoods of women
Arthan and JustJobs Network organised a forum to discuss climate change through the lens of gender equality
A pearl millet farmer with part of her harvest (Image: ICRISAT, CC BY-NC 2.0)
Making every drop count: Micro-irrigation for tribal farmers of Gujarat
Subsidies enable tribal farmers to adopt micro-irrigation systems providing them assured irrigation
A key mitigation strategy to deal with water scarcity due to climate change is on-farm management of water using techniques like micro-irrigation (Image: India Water Portal Flickr)
Agents of change: Women in solar irrigation
Designing policies that take into consideration the economic, social and institutional barriers that women face can greatly help in enhancing women' involvement in solar irrigation.
A woman cleaning a solar panel (Image Source: IWMI)
Ceramic pot filter - to make drinking water safe
The ceramic pot is a very effective and low cost water treatment technology to obtain safe and pathogen free water. Know more about how it can be used at the household level.
Making drinking water safe (Image: PxHere)
A tool for crop choice integrates gender and farmer's preferences
Model used to explore consequences of different crop choices on income, gender-specific labour, use of inputs and markets
Promoting socially inclusive and sustainable agricultural intensification in West Bengal and Bangladesh (Image: ACIAR)
Economics of India’s adaptation and resilience pathways
Drought contributes more than 70 per cent to India’s riskscape followed by floods, cyclones and earthquakes/tsunamis
An assessment of the cost and priorities of climate adaptation in different regions can strengthen resilience and warning systems. (Image: Max Pixel CC0)