Amita Bhaduri

Leaving no one behind
National engagement on COVID-19 vaccination and migrants Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 2 days ago
Migrant workers were more likely to experience a higher burden of COVID-19 infection (Image: ILO Asia-Pacific, Flickr Album)
India-Bangladesh floods change course of children’s lives as entire districts submerged
Save the Children helps people stranded in deadly flooding Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 4 days ago
Millions affected after deadly floods affect the two countries (Image: Save the Children)
Improving India's poor environmental performance
Environmental Performance Index ranks India at the bottom Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 4 days ago
As per the EPI 2022 deteriorating air quality and rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions are the primary reasons behind the country's low score (Image: Rawpixel)
Push for sustainable substitutes for single use plastics
Seven startups working on sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics in the food and beverage industry incubated by GoMassive Earth Network Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 5 days ago
Mobile refill stations help Mumbai's citizens go zero-waste (Image: BetterIndia)
Financing clean energy transitions to meet India's climate goals
India must significantly step-up clean energy subsidies to meet its 2030 targets: CEEW-IISD Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks ago
India needs to further shift support away from fossil fuels and towards clean energy technologies (Image: Kenueone, Pixabay)
Hidden treasure: Adivasi’s traditional food diversity
Odisha Millets Mission is trying to bring back the glory of millets in tribal areas Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
A range of millet recipes and ready to cook items are sold by Millets on Wheels in Jashipur block in Mayurbhanj district. This initiative is supported by Odisha Millets Mission (Image: Odisha Millets Mission)
Regulating water bodies in the Kashmir valley
Implementing the statutory provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Water Resources (Regulation and Management) Act, 2010 for the protection and improvement in the physical integrity of water courses Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
Gil Sar lake, Jammu and Kashmir (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Sustainable investing to surge to US$125 billion in India by 2026
Sustainability investments in India will make up around 40% of AuM by 2026, from the current 15%, as per a report by Benori Knowledge Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
Sectors attracting sustainable investments are renewable energy, e-mobility, agritech and waste management (Image: Roadlight, Pixabay)
A community-led landslide prediction system in India
In a first-of-its-kind disaster prevention initiative, a meteorology-based landslide prediction system was developed as a crowdsourced science effort. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
Climate change is intensifying the need for a landslide prediction system based on meteorology. (Image: Western Ghats, Kerala; Source: Shagil Kannur, Wikimedia Commons)
Forecasting systems can reduce Delhi's cocktail of pollutants
A CEEW study indicates that forecasting systems helped avert extremely severe air pollution episodes last winter. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
(Image: Ville Miettinen, Wikimedia Commons)
Dealing with heatwaves
Urgent, timely action at scale during a heatwave can drastically reduce deaths due to extreme heat Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
People living in urban areas are amongst the hardest hit when a heatwave occurs (Image: Lounes D H, Pixabay)
Unsuccessful attempt at visiting Rumbak village after GLOF last year
A memoir written by Karuna Chimmed from Leh, Ladakh, on her attempt to visit Rumbak village, which was affected by flash floods due to the outburst of an artificial lake in August 2021 Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 1 day ago
A broken bridge which connected tiny place called Zingchen (Image: Karuna Chhimed)
ITC scales up its 360-degree interventions for a greener earth
Heavily invests in renewable energy, water conservation, waste management, afforestation, and climate-smart agriculture to record landmark achievements Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Reaffirms its Sustainability 2.0 commitments on World Environment Day (Image: ITC)
Six priorities for decarbonization in industrialized and emerging economies
Navigating the tension between industrialized nations and emerging economies for global decarbonization efforts requires a diverse portfolio of solutions. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
There is a need to facilitate the shift more efficiently towards renewable energy adoption globally (Image: Pixabay)
Assam relief operations: Over 5 lakh people impacted so far
Deadly diseases, sanitation and hygiene needs immediate attention Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in Assam (Image: Fazlul Alam, PixaHive)
Implementing construction waste management in India
The taxes on recycled products may increase the degree of perceived constraints, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
Construction waste management has become a major environmental concern in most of the Indian municipalities (Image: Petr K, Wikimedia Commons)
Governance of wastewater treatment and reuse in India
Lack of enforcement of pollution monitoring and control is a major barrier Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
The availability of clear guidelines and specific standards with a defined implementation framework for wastewater treatment and reuse is lacking in most states (Image: Ajay Tallam, Wikimedia Commons)
Climate change and transition in cropping patterns in West Bengal
Crop choice decisions made by the farmers largely depend on the infrastructure facilities, technology applied and ecological conditions Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
The presence of infrastructure facilities influence crop choice in favour of non-foodgrains (Image: UN Women/Ashutosh Negi)
Planetary consequences of the mismanagement of land resources
UN offers stark warnings and practical remedies in Global Land Outlook 2 Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
Every country can design and implement a tailored land restoration agenda to meet their development needs. (Image: PxHere)
Non pesticide management – a viable alternative
A study assesses the impact of the Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming programme Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
The APCNF policy promotes zero synthetic chemical inputs (Image: Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming Facebook Page)