Dec 16, 2011 06:30 PM Greenpeace and Facebook announced collaborating on the promotion of renewable energy and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save energy and engage their communities in clean energy decisions.
Dec 16, 2011 05:04 PM The fourth State of India’s Livelihoods Report 2011 (SOIL) examines the opportunities and impediments pertaining to the existent and upcoming programmes of the Indian government.
Dec 15, 2011 08:00 PM A latest UN report offers guidelines for coordinating the transition to a green economy at global and national levels.
Dec 15, 2011 06:30 PM International Finance Corporation and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation together with public and private secotrs are working to help healthcare institutions of Bangladesh manage medical waste.
Dec 15, 2011 05:10 PM India should strive to achieve the 15% target of renewable energy use before 2020 through serious policy, financial and technological measures, concluded the Climate Parliament Group meeting in New Delhi.
Dec 12, 2011 01:03 PM On human rights day, Dec 10, rights defenders and celebrities supported the recently unveiled symbol combining a hand and a bird, representing the international movement of human rights.
Dec 10, 2011 09:00 AM On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace India and a huge majority of Indians protested against the proposed bill on promoting GM food.
Dec 09, 2011 09:00 AM UNEP tells Durban negotiators fast action on black carbon and other air pollutants can possibly be the only way slowing down climate change in the medium term.
Dec 07, 2011 05:31 PM
A new UN report calls for higher investment in green technologies to improve the climate adaptation capacity of women and their livelihood opportunities.
[Climate change] [United Nations] [Gender]
Dec 06, 2011 05:32 PM The International Energy Agency called on countries to step up efforts to avert climate change, while addressing their energy security concerns in a sustainable manner.
Dec 06, 2011 03:24 PM Confederation of Indian Industries have called on the Indian environment minister at Durban to facilitate transition to a low carbon economy and operationalise Green Climate Fund.
Dec 05, 2011 06:08 PM
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction welcomed local governments from across the world for agreeing to mainstream climate adaptation irrespective of the COP17 outcome.
[Climate change] [Governance] [United Nations]
Dec 02, 2011 06:27 PM People Living with HIV have urged the Indian government to ensure universal food security for HIV/AIDS patients under the Right to Food Bill.
Dec 01, 2011 06:45 PM The awards recognise the best-in-the-field of wildlife conservation and to spotlight on the unsung heroes who are defending the wildernesses and thus the food and water security of the Indian subcontinent.
Dec 01, 2011 05:24 PM Greenpeace activists protest outside the office of Indian coal ministry in support of forests, against coal mining.
Nov 30, 2011 06:12 PM
A recently published report by World Bank found a significant decline in HIV prevalence among female sex workers and young women (15-24 years) seeking antenatal care in the high-prevalence southern states.
[AIDS] [India] [South Asia]
Nov 30, 2011 05:05 PM Sustainability leader and Worldconnector Herman Mulder has been appointed Chairman of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)'s Board of Directors.
Nov 30, 2011 01:18 PM Multiple events are being organised in India and South Asia to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the 16 Days of Activism against gender violence.