News and Articles
Cost-effective and long-lasting environmental management solutions neededPosted on 26 Mar, 2023 05:13 PM
According to the 2023 State of India’s Environment report, put together by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Down To Earth magazine, change is already taking place, but it has to happen much faster and at a much larger scale. It identifies any areas where the country is falling behind.
IPCC climate report - a warning callPosted on 23 Mar, 2023 12:22 PM
The Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report is a warning call for action on the quickly closing opportunity of keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees centigrade. Unless fossil fuels are rapidly retired, the impacts of climate change already faced by vulnerable communities will become difficult to handle.
Some data is more equal than others: the power of the double clickPosted on 22 Mar, 2023 03:29 PM
Concurrent newspaper reports with contrary data points on the same subject is not unusual especially when it comes to issues on water. Some of these differences could get rationalized when we normalize for context but for the most part, we would not be able to tell which one is true because the data presented would mostly qualify as claims and not as facts.
Digital technologies, for locally led water governancePosted on 22 Mar, 2023 09:15 AM
Atpadi, a taluka in Sangli district of southern Maharashtra and situated in the rain-shadow of the Western Ghats, was often called as ‘the land of dushkal (droughts)’ and experienced one of its worst droughts in 2012, followed by those again in 2016 and 2019.
A large-scale training program that actually delivered resultsPosted on 21 Mar, 2023 07:58 PM
Making rural India water smartPosted on 16 Mar, 2023 04:41 PM
Poor management of water and over dependence on groundwater is making India a water stressed country, which can spell doom for agricultural productivity. How India manages and governs water will be important in the future. Adopting water smart attitudes and behaviours by rural communities is crucial. How can that be achieved? This book shows the way.
Jharkhand's agroforestry potentialPosted on 16 Mar, 2023 12:29 PM
In order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including enhancing livelihood, decreasing poverty, preserving the environment and biodiversity, and reversing climate change, agroforestry areas should be expanded in a variety of ways.
Providing access to safe drinking water to transform 10,000 lives in several Indian statesPosted on 13 Mar, 2023 08:57 PM
More than 10,000 people in Bhagalpur and Buxar districts of Bihar have been given access to life-saving clean, drinking water through Halma plc’s Water for Life campaign in partnership with WaterAid.
Reaping the benefits of skilling from water testingPosted on 12 Mar, 2023 05:30 PM
Even as the entire world was tackling COVID-19, a revolution was taking place in India during the years 2021–22.