Climate Change / Sustainable Development

sites/default/files/dsamosa ThumbImage/delhismog.jpg

Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

More on Climate Change / Sustainable Development

Indian cities, states step up climate action plans

At the Global Climate Action Summit, mayors and government functionaries of Indian cities have announced to scale up their actions to combat climate change and to protect people from hazardous climate impacts.

'India, China driving global energy market transition'

Emerging markets India and China are driving growth in energy demand and choosing renewables over fossil fuels. Both are already choosing solar and wind over fossil fuels, a new report said on Tuesday.

Can the trapped Paris Climate Agreement be rescued?

Two months ago, all 12 boys and the coach of a Thai football team were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for 18 days. Many termed their rescue against heavy odds a miracle.

San Francisco summit to catalyse climate commitments

This week, the Global Climate Action Summit will see 4,000 plus business leaders, investors, citizens and government representatives, including from India and China, descend on San Francisco for three days from September 12 to "take ambition to the next level" and catalyze the world's presidents and prime Ministers to go further and faster to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

Read more...

Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

Read more...
SiteLock