Coal dependency and just transition prospects
Study looks at complex and multifaceted social concerns associated with a coal phase-out Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
Work in progress in the coal mines in eastern India (Image: India Water Portal)
Will flash droughts affect India?
Flash droughts in India pose challenges for water management during the summer monsoon Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
Flash drought is sometimes also defined as a rapidly developing drought event. (Image: Pushkar RV)
Managing disasters in the hills
Need to enable communities to be the first responders in case of a disaster Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 4 weeks ago
It is at the community level that the effects of disasters are felt the most (Image: Baber Nafice)
Increase in extreme flooding events in the Upper Ganga Basin post 1995
Upstream hydrological modifications altered the basin hydrology, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months ago
Kathiya Gaon, Tehri, Uttaranchal (Image: India Water Portal)
Sustainable solutions for urban areas
Interactive toolkit for urban ecosystem management Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Climate change and severe weather conditions are overwhelming most towns and cities (Image: Parminder Jassal, pxhere)
Potential of rainwater management in Bundelkhand
Building resilient agricultural system through groundwater management interventions in degraded landscapes of Bundelkhand region Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Charkhari talab in Bundelkhand (Image: IWP Flickr)
Domain experts with low resource understanding are key
Domain expertise doesn't travel from high-resource to a low-resource setup Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
(Image:  Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images, Picpedia.Org)
Peak stubble burning to worsen air quality in North India
Chilly winters due to La Nina may lead to more air pollution Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
A farmer burning crop residue in his farm to prepare the farm for monsoon crop (Image: Abhiriksh, Wikimedia Commons)
Improving access to climate finance critical
India must collaborate with other countries to create a Global Resilience Reserve Fund to act as insurance against climate shocks: CEEW study. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Bihar floods of 2008 (Image: M Asokan, Public
Move to amend forest law raises concerns
Comments on the proposed amendments to Forest Conservation Act, 1980: Submission to the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
Dallirajhara forest of Chhattisgarh (Image: Tanvir Khan, Pixabay)
Celebrating climate action
The UN in India brings together youth climate champions and policymakers to showcase green solutions pioneered by young Indians Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
Commemorating 76 years of the founding of the United Nations with a celebration of climate action in India (Image:  PxFuel)
Uttarakhand floods, a marker of climate change
Flash flood fury in Uttarakhand, a classic example of extended stay of monsoon Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
Floods in Uttarkashi, India. June 2013 (Image: Oxfam International)
Analysing data in-house
Taking stock of the state of art in in-house lightweight data analysis Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months ago
Non-profits face challenges in analysing the data in-house (Image: FinAnalysis)
Global hunger index: Intersection of conflict and hunger
Without achieving food security, it will be difficult to build sustainable peace Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
India slips further in global hunger index (Image: Parij Borgohain, Pixabay)
Hand hygiene, a public policy issue
Interventions to promote hand hygiene should be designed based on an understanding of what people care about, says report on ‘State of the world’s hand hygiene’ Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
Girls learn the value of hand-washing (Image: Kristen Kelleher, USAID, Pixnio)
Urgent action needed to embrace integrated water and climate policies
Asia suffered the highest economic losses from both floods and droughts compared to other regions in the last 50 years, says a report by the World Meteorological Organization. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
Buildings and roads washed away, floods in Uttarkashi (Image: Oxfam International)
The smallholder's dilemma
The economic unviability of smallholder agriculture and the consequent agrarian distress Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
Smallholder farmers are pivotal to transforming the food systems (Image: Mahila Jagat Lihaaz Samiti)
India needs a comprehensive emissions database
India needs an official national emissions inventory for pollutants, as existing ones show 37% variation Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
Database needed to assess emissions from industries, power plants, road transport, domestic sources, and agricultural waste burning (Image: Pxfuel)
Social Stock Exchanges have evolved as a potential funding mechanism, says study
A framework study by Samhita of seven global exchanges and India’s proposed social stock exchange suggests that this could be a game-changer in the social impact segment. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
SEBI Committee approves the creation of Social Stock Exchange in India (Image: Gerd Altmann-Pixabay)
Can weather index insurance be a win for all?
Insurance needs to be seen and understood from a resilience lens Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Devastated onion farm during floods in Bihar, 2016. (Image: Dakshina Murthy/IWMI)