MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Jan 09, 2015 09:20 PM RajyaSabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.
Jan 09, 2015 01:50 PM
The Indian water resources minister called upon the Indian Diaspora to participate in the ‘Namo Ganga’ Project.
[South Asia] [Ganga river pollution] [Enviornment] [Sustainable Development] [Indian Diaspora]
Dec 26, 2014 12:00 PM Dr R K Pachauri is one of the most prominent leaders in the fight against climate change in the world today. As Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he been highlighting the scientific realities of climate change the world over and as Director-General of TERI he has been working relentlessly to create a climate-friendly ecosystem in India. In an exclusive interview with Rajiv Tikoo & Anupam Hazarika, he calls for action at local and global levels to fight climate change. Excerpts:
Dec 17, 2014 07:10 PM
Dr A K Bhattacharya, Mission Director of the Madhya Pradesh State Bamboo Mission, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that replacing bricks by bamboo for constructing houses could help in curbing carbon emissions. Excerpts from the interview.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Climate change] [Indian women]
Dec 10, 2014 03:22 PM Ninety cent of mangroves are found in developing countries and many of are under threat.
Nov 27, 2014 08:10 PM
Investing for girls’ education and employment can be helpful in curbing carbon emissions, said Ashok Khosla, an expert on environment and sustainable development.
[Climate Change policy] [Carbon emmissions] [India] [Carbon policy] [Carbon tax] [Girl education]
Nov 24, 2014 03:01 PM World is locked into 1.5°c warming & risks are rising, says a new World Bank report.
Nov 18, 2014 07:35 PM
Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.
[Green Buildings] [Energy crisis] [India] [Enviornment] [South Asia] [Green cities]
Oct 08, 2014 08:15 PM The study tracks progress and draws attention to implications on broader sustainable development this century.
Oct 08, 2014 03:07 PM The International Fair on Water Management (IFAT), features state-of-the-art technology in the areas of water, sewage and refuse treatment as well as recycling.
Oct 02, 2014 09:00 AM The central theme of the meet is to attract large scale investments in the renewable energy sector in India.
Oct 01, 2014 06:20 PM
Training of young girls in martial arts seems a practical solution for reducing their vulnerability against sexual crimes, says the Dalai Lama.
[South Asia] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Dalai Lama]
Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM
Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
[Indian Girls] [ICTs] [Sustainable development] [South Asia] [Girl education]
Sep 08, 2014 01:10 PM
The portal claims to be a one stop destination for climate change knowledge management in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
[Madhya Pradesh] [Climate Change policy] [South Asia] [India]
Jul 23, 2014 02:10 PM Reports have further revealed that the shark fin trade is today one of the leading contributors to the decimation of sharks globally.
Jul 15, 2014 11:09 AM
The Indian Budget-2014 talks about harnessing clean energy through incentive-based cost reduction measures.
[Renewable Energy] [Agri-technology] [Agriculture] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]