This write-up analyses how urban forests and green roofs can be cost-effective and durable methods to reduce the damage from urban floods – an increasingly common disaster in Indian cities.
If we aren’t held accountable, we don’t take the consequences of our actions seriously. The same is true for environmental protection: individuals, companies and even countries need to be aware about their ecological footprint. Here’s how!
After every Conference of Parties (COP), the negotiations and deliberations on the affairs of the Convention (be it the UNFCCC, UNCCD or UNCBD), a “declaration” is released that outlines the decisions taken by the “parties” (the countries) that are signatory to the Convention and have participated in the […]
Urban forests are difficult to plan and maintain because it competes for sparingly available land. How can we accommodate urban forests and also ensure development? This framework allows urban forests to be planned and developed in a growing city.
Video: An explainer on how the slightest sea level rise can be catastrophic for coastal regions of the world.
This post provides a summary and a description of the salient features of the Water Act, 1974; the first of a series of environmental legislation passed by the Government of India.
Maintaining urban forests is a costly proposition. Municipalities can use these 5 ways to finance urban forests in India and make it economically sustainable.