Climate Change


Never-ending injustice: Forest Villages of Madhya Pradesh

Published on May 19, 2023 05:14 PM IST

Authored by Sharachchandra Lele, Distinguished Fellow and Venkat Ramanujam, post-doctoral research associate, Centre for Environment & Development, ATREE.

Adivasis cultivating land at the edge of a Forest Village.
ByHindustan Times

Climate change and water security in Asia-Pacific

This article is authored by Kumar Manish, assistant professor and Maharaj K Pandit, professor & dean, OP Jindal Global University.

Climate change(Representational photo / Creative Commons)
Published on May 19, 2023 04:54 PM IST
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Clearing the fog on stubble burning

This article is authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP and head of environmental sustainability, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies.

Stubble burning
Published on May 18, 2023 11:18 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

The world’s focus: Climate change or sovereignty?

This article is authored by Sriparna Pathak, associate professor and director, Northeast Asian Studies, OP Jindal University, Sonipat.

Climate Change(Pexels)
Published on May 17, 2023 12:23 PM IST
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Green growth for India: Special focus on mangrove protection

This article is authored by Neelima A, associate, Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi.

Sundari tree (Heritiera fomes) forest in Sunderbans river delta. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 16, 2023 12:23 PM IST
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A look at nature-based climate solution

Authored by Kumar Manish and Maharaj K Pandit, assistant professor and professor & dean respectively, OP Jindal Global University.

Climate change (Shutterstock/Representative image)
Published on May 15, 2023 10:59 AM IST
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Climate objectives and challenges of India’s G20 presidency

Authored by Maharaj K. Pandit, professor & dean, Jindal School of Environment & Sustainability, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, NCR, India.

The priority areas of U20 are climate change and sustainable development, including socio-economic issues. (Shutterstock image)
Published on May 15, 2023 10:47 AM IST
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Making sustainable cooling affordable in India

This article is authored by Aarti Nain and Shikha Bhasin from CEEW.

Air conditioner(Pexels)
Published on May 04, 2023 10:06 AM IST
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Invest in our planet now, preserve it for future generations

This article is authored by Annapurna Vancheswaran, managing director, The Nature Conservancy, India.

Earth Day
Published on Apr 22, 2023 12:14 PM IST
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The creative edge: Revolutionising development through innovation

This article is authored by Nabamalika Joardar, head - innovation unit - National Institute of Urban Affairs.

Published on Apr 21, 2023 05:54 PM IST
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Addressing vulnerabilities in the supply chain of critical minerals

This paper has been authored by Karthik Ganesan, Rishabh Jain, Vibhuti Chandhok, and others from CEEW.

Published on Apr 09, 2023 01:47 PM IST
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Climate change and how it is giving rise to vector-borne diseases

This article is authored by Vikram Vora, medical director, Indian sub-continent, International SOS.

Climate change(AFP)
Published on Apr 07, 2023 12:50 PM IST
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Developing resilient renewable energy supply chains

This paper has been authored by Akanksha Tyagi, Dhruv Warrior and others from CEEW.

Renewable Energy
Published on Apr 04, 2023 01:31 PM IST
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The critical role of financed emissions in India’s path to net-zero

This article is authored by Dr. Sidhant J Pai (PhD), Co-founder & Chief Science Officer, StepChange.

As the world begins the transition to a low-carbon economy, the financial sector will need to get up to speed on a long list of methods, standards and frameworks designed to mitigate and abate climate change.. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Published on Mar 31, 2023 11:04 AM IST
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Earth Hour: A time to reflect

The article has been authored by Shraman Jha, CEO, Hindustan Unilever Foundation (HUF).

India gate seen before the Earth Hour in New Delhi, India. (Ravi Choudhary / HT Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 12:48 PM IST
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Paving the way for access to clean water and sanitation

The article has been authored by Biswanath Sinha, Director, Policy and Technical Support, WaterAid India.

Erratic monsoons and decreasing groundwater resources will lead to an increase in the cost of water and inequitable access to it and the lack of water resources can hamper the amount of safe water needed by families for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH).
Published on Mar 22, 2023 02:09 PM IST
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Accelerating climate action with social entrepreneurship

The article has been authored by Alankrita Khera, director, brand & communications at ACT, a non-profit venture philanthropy platform that focuses on climate action, education, health care and gender inclusivity.

The issue of climate finance has been raised at the Sharm el-Sheikh Climate Change Conference. (AFP)
Published on Jan 14, 2023 01:11 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Everything that’s wrong with carbon offsets and what can we do about it?

This article has been authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP & Head- Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries Limited & Associate Companies.

Carbon offsets are a mitigation strategy and do not address the pertinent issue of absolute CO2 emissions reduction, which should be the primary driver for climate.(AP (Representative Image))
Published on Jan 12, 2023 12:28 PM IST
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Bring cities to the high table of global climate policies

The article has been authored by Hitesh Vaidya, director and Sayli Mankikar, head, City Climate Alliance, National Institute of Urban Affairs.

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg once famously said, “While nations talk, but too often drag their heels—cities act”.
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:28 PM IST
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Combating the new wave of climate-related trade protectionism

The article has been authored by Jahanwi Singh, economist, Export-Import Bank of India.

There has been a steady increase in environment-related notifications and measures by World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries.(AP Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2022 11:46 AM IST
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Women and girls are key to climate justice

The article has been authored by Shailja Mehta, director, Dasra and Lead, 10to19 Dasra Adolescents Collaborative, Akanksha Singh and Ziya Jaffer work at 10to19 Collaborative.

Climate change poses exacerbated risks for India. Women face a disproportionate burden of this threat as they remain socially, politically, and economically marginalised -- the only group more vulnerable are girls.
Published on Oct 08, 2022 03:16 PM IST
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Reimagining climate-resilient food systems in a post-pandemic world

The article has been authored by Shoba Suri and Aparna Roy.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found that every year, nearly 600 million people (7.5% of the global population) fall ill from eating contaminated food and 420,000 die because of it.(Flickr)
Published on Aug 23, 2022 11:19 AM IST

The Thar needs restoration; and greening is not the solution

The article has been authored by Chetan Misher  an ecologist studying the dry grasslands of India and their associated wildlife . And Priya R, a geologist who has worked on landscape ecology and management in Rajasthan and the Western Ghats.

 Today, while we are celebrating the 75th Independence of our nation, our desert is greener than it ever was. Yet this greening does not symbolise a healthy functional state of the Thar ecosystem.
Published on Jul 15, 2022 12:36 PM IST

Why open data is key to environmental action

The article has been authored by Veena Srinivasan, director, Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation at ATREE, Bengaluru; Sameer Shisodia, CEO, Rainmatter Foundation; and Jagdeesh Rao Puppala, former CEO, Foundation for Ecological Security.

Environmental campaigns are marked by rousing calls for collective, transformative action on a global scale. A lot of organisations and individuals - from state actors and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to grassroots initiatives - grapple with patchy information about the sector or region that they are involved in.
Published on Jul 01, 2022 04:57 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Governments and industry must collaborate to protect the environment

The article has been authored by Valerio di Caprio, global franchise director – SSP and PEN, Centrient Pharmaceuticals.

The recently held 26th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP) underlined the urgency to limit the average global temperature rise to below 2 degrees by phasing down the use of fossil fuels, financially supporting the mitigation of climate change in developing countries and achieving net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, among others.
Published on Jun 05, 2022 09:49 AM IST
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Boost collaborations for green transformations

The article has been authored by Hitesh Vaidya and Sayli Mankikar.

One of the biggest challenges ahead of the policymakers is— bridging the gap and creating a close connection between the challenges of changing climate, cities and its people.(AP)
Published on Jun 05, 2022 09:39 AM IST
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Tree planting in open ecosystems has few benefits

The article has been authored by Iravatee Majgaonkar, PhD scholar, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore

Here, India promised to bring 26 million hectares of degraded land under restoration efforts by 2030.
Published on Jun 05, 2022 09:10 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Localising green transitions in India

The article has been authored by Sam Downes, Saurabh Modi and Jagan Shah at Artha Global, a research and consulting organization.

At COP-26 in November 2021, the Government of India announced a five-point plan to tackle climate change, including an ambition to reach net zero emissions by 2070.(Flicker)
Published on Jun 03, 2022 07:08 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Planet politics in the era of climate crisis

The article has been authored by Amar Patnaik is a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, from Odisha

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 2021, India is at the topmost hotspot of terrestrial water storage loss (TWS), having lost TWS at a rate of three to four cm each year, the highest loss recorded after Antarctica and Greenland.(AP)
Published on May 24, 2022 03:04 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

 The ease of doing sustainability

The piece has been authored by Veena Srinivasan is director of the Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation at ATREE, Bengaluru.

The problem is relying on virtue signalling to save the planet is counter-productive.
Published on May 10, 2022 02:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times
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