india’s ‘indigenous peoples’ in urgent need of climate justice

India is a large country with interspersed legacy and identity largely driven out of its people and their natural habitats....
Pooran Chandra Pandey September 14, 2020

understanding the social cost of climate-change in india

Based on the IPCC 2018 report, it is estimated if trends in climate change and land holdings in India continue...
Pooran Chandra Pandey April 14, 2020

can nature based solutions help india tackle its air pollution issues?

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as defined as The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) , are the actions to protect,...
Jaee Nikam April 7, 2020

what’s in store for sustainability, corporate social responsibility and climate action in budget2020

Indian budget, Budget2020, preparation process now over and to be presented on the floor of the parliament by the Union...
Pooran Chandra Pandey January 31, 2020

what nations can learn from australia bushfire?

We have seen enough of what has been happening in forests of Amazon, US state of California and more significantly...
Pooran Chandra Pandey January 24, 2020

the himalaya’s himalayan task- fighting plastic menace

The mighty Himalayas is facing a Himalayan crisis of plastic menace. The picturesque Himalaya is infested with widely strewn plastic...
Anoop Nautiyal January 18, 2020

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india’s tryst with designing pedestrian-friendly streets

Pondy Bazaar, has been Chennaites’ most sought after shopping destination for several decades, long before the large shopping malls sprung...
Smritika Srinivasan February 13, 2020

ahmedabad opens people friendly happy street

The two-decade-old Khau Gali, the gastronomy high-street of Ahmedabad,  has returned in a new avatar as “Happy Street Ahmedabad" after...
Krunal Shah February 8, 2020

decoding india’s e-mobility policy & future landscape

In a rapidly transforming mobility paradigm, India has some inherent strengths and comparative advantages. The country also has a little...
Pooran Chandra Pandey February 18, 2020

electric buses making inroad in cities in india

The urban mobility sector in India is presently facing various challenges such as increasing private vehicle ownership, degrading air quality,...
Ramit Raunak October 3, 2020

understanding the social cost of climate-change in india

Based on the IPCC 2018 report, it is estimated if trends in climate change and land holdings in India continue...
Pooran Chandra Pandey April 14, 2020

what nations can learn from australia bushfire?

We have seen enough of what has been happening in forests of Amazon, US state of California and more significantly...
Pooran Chandra Pandey January 24, 2020

what’s in store for sustainability, corporate social responsibility and climate action in budget2020

Indian budget, Budget2020, preparation process now over and to be presented on the floor of the parliament by the Union...
Pooran Chandra Pandey January 31, 2020

can india pivot to a renewable future by 2030?

India's electricity sector is dominated by fossil fuels, in particular coal, which during the 2018-19 fiscal year produced about three-quarters...
Pooran Chandra Pandey July 10, 2020

god is in the market: is city planning in india getting hijacked by free-market overtures?

In the summer of 2015, the Narendra Modi government announced the 100 Smart Cities Mission. Once the list of cities...
Debadutta Parida January 13, 2020

automobile industry in india needs a green makeover in covid19

Covid-19 pandemic in India, like everywhere else, has adversely impacted the Indian economy across sectors. Most affected sectors include the...
Pooran Chandra Pandey November 8, 2020

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reimaging a world where all children can ‘play’: the adda experiment

Children and playground complement each other. However, a majority of children in India never get an opportunity to play in a...
Kamya Khandelwal November 20, 2020

civic sense for civic bodies for pedestrian needs is urgent

Walking has always been the primary means of human locomotion. Pedestrianism (walking) was a popular spectator sport just as horse...
Subhash Chandra Vashishth November 14, 2020

automobile industry in india needs a green makeover in covid19

Covid-19 pandemic in India, like everywhere else, has adversely impacted the Indian economy across sectors. Most affected sectors include the...
Pooran Chandra Pandey November 8, 2020

public health: a far cry for rural india during covid19

Maya (name changed) a contractual labourer serving a family of four, travels more than five miles each day, sometimes in...
Subrajoti Paul October 31, 2020

libraries as community spaces: my love story with the indian institute of world culture

In the words of Neil Gaiman, I believe that the future depends on libraries. This conviction comes from the fact...
Kavya Srinivasan October 5, 2020

electric buses making inroad in cities in india

The urban mobility sector in India is presently facing various challenges such as increasing private vehicle ownership, degrading air quality,...
Ramit Raunak October 3, 2020