MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Sep 02, 2015 11:48 AM
With the Indian government rooting for ‘Smart Cities’ there is an urgent need to ensure environmental sustainability of these projects.
[India] [Housing] [South Asia] [Enviornment]
Jul 25, 2015 05:00 PM
According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.
[SDGs] [Sustainable Development] [UNEP] [South Asia] [Environment] [Natural resources]
Jul 16, 2015 01:41 PM The MDG report confirms that goal-setting can lift millions of people out of poverty, empower women and girls, improve health and well-being, and provide vast new opportunities for better lives.
Jun 18, 2015 09:15 PM
Experts representing different part of the world urge for localised solutions to fight the global challenge of climate change.
[India] [France] [South Asia] [Climate Change policy] [Global warming] [Environment]
Jun 08, 2015 07:57 PM
Lakhs of Indians write to the Prime Minister for a better future as part of the Action-2015 May mobilisation campaign.
[Girl education] [Climate Change] [Girl child] [South Asia] [Civil society] [Hunger and Poverty] [Sustainable Development]
Jun 08, 2015 09:00 AM
“The global automotive industry is witnessing a paradigm shift from the conventional combustion engine to sustainable mobility solutions,” said Sahr, President, BMW India.
[Carbon Emissions] [Automotive industry] [Enviornment] [Energy] [BMW]
Apr 03, 2015 05:35 PM The Sri Lankan President said that the patriotic people of Sri Lanka has ended the era which had given way to massive environmental degradation.
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.