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The Odisha Mission to Provide Clean Drinking Water

By Senashia Ekanayake She looked around twenty-five. She carried a pot of water in one hand and a child in the other. I met her in Ogaplur village in the Puri district of Orissa on the Eastern Coast of India. The village is home to 127  families and a pond water filtration system with an [...]

By | 2018-03-19T11:28:10+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Blog, Featured, India, Regional Perspective|

CANSA Post COP 23 Debrief in India

COP 23 marked the two years of negotiations since the Paris Agreement was struck in 2015 and later ratified in 2016. The two years of negotiations have been on technical issues on rule book that would be basis of implementation of Paris Agreement from 2020 onward. The significance of COP 23 was that it was first COP [...]

By | 2017-12-27T04:21:07+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Blog, India, Regional Perspective|

Climate Change Drowns Festive Celebrations

By Rushati Das The rains in India usually end in August. However, in 2017 they continued and lasted till early October. The change in monsoons has dampened the festive mood and shaken the cultural aspects, costs of celebrations and adoption of unsustainable practices. In India, festival season starts from October after the monsoon has retreated. [...]

By | 2017-11-18T14:20:32+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Blog|

National Steering Committee of India

The Indian National Steering Committee was elected on October 30, 2017 at a meeting held at the Development Alternatives office in New Delhi. The names of the NSC are as follows: Dr. Jyoti Parikh, IRADE Ms. Ajita Tiwari, INECC Ms. Gitika Goswami, DA Ms. Alka Tomar, CEC Mr. Ramesh Babu, EFICOR Dr. Bhanu, PGVS Ms. [...]

By | 2018-07-28T20:03:15+00:00 November 10th, 2017|India, Regional Perspective|