Urban green finance: Case of Hyderabad and Kolkata
Urban green finance flows require the integration of both vertical and horizontal levels of governance Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago

Around 40% of India’s population will live in cities by 2036, according to government projections, but climate change is already exposing these urban areas to extreme water and heat stress.

The pandemic has amplified the need to undertake sustainable activities at the city level (Image: CCFLA)
Mobilising communities against encroachment of water bodies
Pushing urban local governments to take adequate steps to protect water bodies Amita Bhaduri posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Tapas Das, a river and wat

Tapan Dighi (Image: Tapan Dighi Bachao Facebook Page)
Selection of water purifier
(not verified) posted 8 months 3 weeks ago

What kind of water purifier will be proper for my domestic usage. As I am using water from municipal water supply. My location is Sodepur, Ghola, Kolkata-700111

Challenges to India’s urban water security and future growth patterns
Water resources in most Indian cities are overworked and overused, and not adequately replenished. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year ago

Linkages between water security and socio-economic growth

Cities in India are marked by unequal distribution of water, lack of access, outdated infrastructure and minimal enforcement of rainwater harvesting and other means of supply. (Image: Anish Roy, Pixabay)
Protecting the kidneys of Kolkata – the East Kolkata Wetlands
A real estate boom is tightening its grip on the East Kolkata Wetlands, a unique waste processing ecosystem. Cooperation and coproduction, not conflict are needed to save them. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 2 years 5 months ago

 The East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) are a truly unique ecosystem, presenting a very different sight from the normal urban landscape in India.

Fishermen use wastewater of Kolkata to rear fish (Image Source: India Water Portal)
Twenty-six states under threat of desertification
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 6 months ago

The threat of desertification increases in 26 of 29 states

Increasing desertification, a challenge India needs to tackle. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
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