Amita Bhaduri

India’s rivers in trouble due to high fertilizer load and heavy monsoons
This could lead to water quality crisis reinforcing the need for basin-specific management strategies Amita Bhaduri posted 10 hours 17 minutes ago
Around the world, more than a fifth of nitrogen released by human activity ends up in aquatic ecosystems (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Climate tech startup tries to scale renewable water technology
Uravu Labs raises seed capital for their unique 100% renewable water technology Amita Bhaduri posted 2 days 1 hour ago
Capital to be utilized for tech commercialization and expansion into new geographies (Image: Uravu Labs)
IFC fosters climate action in South Asia
Focus is on sustainable and inclusive growth Amita Bhaduri posted 3 days ago
IFC works on accelerating the transition to low-carbon development in a wide range of sectors (Image: Kai Stachowiak)
Unlocking demand for solar rooftops
A rooftop solar for every home in India: Report to organise local solarise campaigns Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 3 days ago
Residents who already have roof top solar are ideal for solar ambassadors. (Image: PxHere)
Carbon removal using ‘blue carbon’ habitats “uncertain and unreliable”
New study from the University of East Anglia challenges the widely held view that restoring areas such as mangroves, saltmarsh and seagrass can remove large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 5 days ago
Mediterranean seagrass (Image: David Luquet, CNRS-Sorbonne University)
Very few questions being asked on climate change in the Parliament
Ministers referred to a source for their information on climate change in only 10% of the questions asked, study indicates Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks ago
Parliamentarians can help develop a policy and regulatory framework that promotes climate change mitigation and adaptation (Image: Rawpixel)
Transitioning from risk to resilience with SDG localisation
There is a need to boost transformative adaptation action and resilience building measures Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
ESCAP is supporting monitoring and implementation of climate and disaster-related Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Image: Fazlul Alam, Pixahive)
Willingness to pay for arsenic-safe drinking water
A case study to understand societal embedding of electrochemical arsenic remediation technology in rural West Bengal Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
Tubewell reported to have arsenic contamination (Image: India Water Portal Flickr)
Mapping carbon reserves to fight climate change
India’s potential for carbon reserves among top ten countries, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
Preserving existing forests and woody ecosystems among the actions needed to curb climate change (Image: European Wilderness Society)
Need to consider multiple values of nature in policy decisions
Decisions based on a narrow set of market values of nature underpin the global biodiversity crisis Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
More than 50 methods and approaches exist to make visible the diverse values of nature (Image: Pixnio)
Evaluating water use reduction strategies in Marathwada
Tracking the outcome of select water conservation structures with the community in Aurangabad Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
Farmers are assured of regular irrigation water, hence they have started cultivating ginger (Image: Sehgal Foundation)
Ichamati: River of poetry is dying a slow death
The river is faced with the dual problem of flood plain encroachment and growing levels of water pollution Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 6 days ago
Illegal transverse check dams (Badhals) built on Ichamati near a village in Basirhat (Image: Prithviraj Nath @ TheWaterChronicles)
How effective is Malki practice for conserving Gujarat’s Dang forests?
Green cover density in 74% area of Dang forests increased during 2001–18 Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 2 days ago
(Image: Jenis Patel, Wikimedia)
Slow onset climate-induced disasters leaving migrants at greater risk of human trafficking
People in India fleeing disasters like drought more likely to have experienced trafficking or modern slavery than those fleeing floods or cyclones Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
The country's climate change assessment suggests things are only going to get worse (Image: Saurav Karmakar, India Water Portal Flickr)
Can circular economy strategies mitigate climate change in Delhi?
Application of circular economy framework for reducing the impacts of climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Integrating ReSOLVE strategy within the priority sectors ensued a reduction in carbon and material footprint by 0.18–15.7% and 5.3–25% respectively (Image: PxHere; CC0 Public Domain)
Slum land rights: A necessity for success of PMAY
PMAY needs policy commitment to rehabilitate slums in small and medium cities of Gujarat Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Need for legal framework for land rights in small and medium cities of Gujarat under PMAY (Image: Homes in the City)
ClimateTech start-up addresses climate finance problem
Climes raises USD 1.2 million in its first round of funding led by Sequoia Capital India and Kalaari Capital Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Climate finance seeks to support mitigation and adaptation actions that will address climate change (Image: Kai Stachowiak)
Leaving no one behind
National engagement on COVID-19 vaccination and migrants Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 2 weeks 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 month 2 weeks 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 month 2 weeks 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)