Tag: nature

Do you want to be a climate-conscious flyer?

Co-authored by Sreeram Sridhar. Our ecological footprint matters if we intend to live a sustainable life. One of the biggest contributors to this footprint is our travel, particularly air travel. According to a study by the International Council on Clean Transportation, the CO2 emission by airlines has increased […]

5 promising financing options for urban forestry in India

Unlike urban farming or agro-forestry, urban forestry provides products and services that are largely intangible. How can you charge someone for breathing fresh air? Therefore, a viable revenue model cannot be developed easily. Authorities usually rely on grants from government, bilateral/multilateral organisation, foundations to meet operational costs. Many […]

Achieving tangible SDG results in India

By bringing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into effect in January 2016, the United Nations along with the support of all the member countries made a decisive commitment to sustainable development in the world. SDGs comprise of 17 goals, framed on the success of Millennium Development Goals[i]. SDGs […]