Climate Change / Sustainable Development

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A tree that can be a source of both power and fodder

Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is a fast-growing tree species. It provides a medium density wood (because of its fast growth); excellent high protein fodder from its leaves and fixes nitrogen in the roots which helps the soil.

More on Climate Change / Sustainable Development

Indian seeks a global coalition to mitigate natural calamities

India has made adaptation to climate change an important agenda in its regional cooperation policy. The disaster risk reduction strategy derives strength from the size and prospect of its economy in coming years in creating opportunities for shared value for business and global society at a time of climate variability, writes Saroj Mohanty for South Asia Monitor

Fighting the climate change apocalypse: West should practise what it preaches

The Pew study survey found that 24 percent of Indians believe that technology can solve the climate-change problem – and definitely that's the way forward as technology is bringing down the price of green energy. And China and India can make the most significant contributions as they leap-frog to greener technologies – and no thanks to preaching from the activists of the industrialised West, writes Arul Louis for South Asia Monitor 

Despairing Maldives: Big talk, no action from Katowice

In the words of Nasheed  carbon emissions keep rising, and rising, and rising. And all we seem to be doing is talking, and talking and talking

India will 'overachieve' Paris commitments: Experts

At a time when there is a call for all countries to do more to fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more.

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