Indo-German partnership for effective Natural Resources Management

New Delhi, March 11 (G’nY News Service): India is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, and is impacted by livelihood issues, low food security, health risks, and dwindling ecological resources. The Natural Resource Management (NRM) programme of GIZ seeks to address the pressing needs of India’s rural areas in the context of climate […]

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Why is there no Sab ka Sath in Environmental Governance?

New Delhi, March 10 (G’nY News Service): The Government of India has repeatedly committed itself to Sab ka Sath in development projects in India. This was reiterated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his governance related speech in Dibrugarh (Assam) on Feb 5, 2016. While a debate on what this should mean in practice could be […]

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BS V norms being skipped in India- implications, possibilities and more

New Delhi, March 08 (G’nY News Service): In 80per cent of Indian cities, air pollutant concentrations are well above the prescribed standards. This exposes the resident population to extremely dangerous air pollutant levels resulting in acute and chronic ailments. The impact of pollutants on agriculture, ecology, and the climate has already been well- documented. Delhi’s […]

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Disrupted flights due to climate change?

New Delhi, February 13 (G’nY News Service): The impact of climate on aviation has long since manifested itself through temperature variations, bumpier rides, turbulence and weight reduction on planes. But now, studies have shown that additional factors such as faster jet stream winds (a strong high-altitude wind that blows west to east across the Atlantic) […]

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Changing Waters in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Mapping resources for new challenges

New Delhi, February 11 (G’nY News Service): The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) are the freshwater towers of South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia. Water originating from their snow, glaciers and rainfall feed the ten largest river systems in Asia, supporting the drinking water, irrigation, energy, industry and sanitation needs of 1.5 billion people living […]

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Electric Vehicles as a Sustainable Solution to Air Pollution in Delhi

Automobile emissions may not be the single most source of air pollution in Delhi, but they are a significant contributor to the deteriorating air quality. The transport sector accounts for about 20 per cent of global energy use but reports indicate that automobiles alone contribute 25-30 per cent of all global emissions. The world over […]

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