MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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]
Jul 15, 2014 11:00 AM Essar’s affidavit in Bombay High Court comes in response to some videos about saving Mahan forests.
Jul 15, 2014 09:00 AM The bulletin highlights the need of energy and environment being integrated into the post MDG era.
Jul 09, 2014 02:00 PM
There is a need to make afforestation the ‘People’s Movement’, said Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change.
[Enviornment] [India] [South Asia]
Jun 04, 2014 12:35 PM
A majority of Indians feel that climate change is a reality with average temperatures rising and rainfall decreasing, according to TERI.
[South Asia] [India] [Climate Change policy] [Enviornment]