30 May, 2016 – Soldiers of the Eco Task Force are playing a key role in forest, soil and water conservation to help India meet emissions reduction targets set at the Paris climate summit.
15 April, 2016 − An initiative using solar panels to provide electric power so that blood banks can be run in rural areas could save many thousands of lives across India.
27 January, 2016 − Indian and French leaders fulfil pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.
8 December, 2015 – COP21: Tackling the often devastating impacts of climate change is a challenge that India says will require a massive injection of funding between now and 2030.
23 September, 2015 – India, the world’s third-largest polluter, is planning to balance development with environment protection as it tackles climate change.
11 July, 2015 − Millions of people rely on meltwater from the Himalayas, but lack of expertise and manpower is hampering the study of climate change impacts.
27 January, 2015 − There is no sign from President Obama’s visit that India will be pressured into making any immediate plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions.
While the political spotlight focused on the world’s two biggest polluters − China and the US − in the run-up to the Lima climate talks, pressure is mounting on India to set emissions targets to help prevent the planet overheating.
A study of the five countries sharing and relying on the Indian sub-continent’s great rivers shows that Bangladesh is the only one that is taking climate change seriously. NEW DELHI, 7 July, 2014: Even before this year’s delayed and inadequate monsoon recently brought some relief to the Indian sub-continent, researchers discovered widespread concern by local experts that their governments are mismanaging the water supplies on which a billion people depend for survival, and giving insufficient attention to climate change. A new report, Attitudes to Water in South Asia, explores domestic water management and transboundary water issues in five countries – Afghanistan,…