Amita Bhaduri

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 month 2 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 3 weeks 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 1 month 3 weeks 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 1 month 3 weeks 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 1 month 3 weeks 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 1 month 4 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 1 week 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 2 months 1 week 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 2 months 2 weeks 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 2 months 2 weeks 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 2 months 2 weeks 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 2 months 2 weeks 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 2 months 2 weeks 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 2 months 2 weeks ago
The APCNF policy promotes zero synthetic chemical inputs (Image: Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming Facebook Page)
One water, one data
Enabling a culture of data sharing between programs and reuse of data Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Participatory programs such as JJM require a large amount of village-level information on water (Image: Arpit Deomurar, FES)
Transparent urban river pollution monitoring
A study develops a decision support tool to identify polluted river stretches Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Ulhas river near Khandpe village (Image: Ganesh Dhamodkar, Wikimedia Commons)
Pond water reuse from a circular economy perspective
Ponds became a storehouse of metal toxicity in the accumulated sludge: Study Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Wastewater generated from households in the catchment area of a pond contaminates its waters (Image: Wikimedia Commons)