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Financing climate adaptation: How do we equate the social and the economic rates of return?
May 05, 2023

Financing climate adaptation: How do we equate the social and the economic rates of return?

Despite the acknowledgement of the undeniable significance of climate adaptation at the highest of forums, nothing much has been done so far to ensure

India needs climate adaptation strategy
May 06, 2015

India needs climate adaptation strategy

Absence of a national climate change adaptation strategy is hampering India's climate change mitigation efforts, opined experts and stakeholders while speaking at a seminar on 'Supporting Climate Resilient Development in India' in Kolkata on April 23.

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans
Jun 04, 2019

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans

Sundarbans is facing twin challenges of increased population pressure in the north and rising sea levels in the south, occasionally teamed with cyclones from the Bay of Bengal.

Budget 2023: A mixed bag for climate action
Feb 03, 2023

Budget 2023: A mixed bag for climate action

The Union Budget provides a boost to the energy transition but fails to address the critical need to synergise climate adaptation with India’s devel

Case for R&D in Climate Tech Innovation: जलवायु प्रोद्योगिकी नवाचार में अनुसंधान और विकास के मायने
Jul 26, 2023

Case for R&D in Climate Tech Innovation: जलवायु प्रोद्योगिकी नवाचार में अनुसंधान और विकास के मायने

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Climate crisis compass for water management
May 10, 2024

Climate crisis compass for water management

India’s critical water infrastructure must be built to withstand, respond to, and recover rapidly from climate disruptions

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs
Jul 29, 2023

Financing the future: Pathways to fuel the SDGs

The urgency of SDG financing is unquestionable, but impactful measures to bridge the finance gap have to be designed and implemented

From Risk to Resilience: Climate Vulnerability Assessments in India
Aug 22, 2023

From Risk to Resilience: Climate Vulnerability Assessments in India

Climate adaptation has been at the forefront of UN climate negotiations over the past decade, given the increasing frequency of extreme weather events at the global, national, and sub-national levels. Climate vulnerability and risk assessments (VRA) are essential for adaptation planning, as they help identify areas, populations, and systems that are most at-risk from the impacts of climate change. They can also be used as a tool to develop adapta

Great walls: Addressing domestic barriers to climate action projects in India
Dec 11, 2017

Great walls: Addressing domestic barriers to climate action projects in India

This report is part of the Observer Research Foundation’s “Financing Green Transitions” series which aims to find potential linkages between private capital, in all its forms, and climate action projects. The series will primarily examine domestic and international barriers to private capital entry for mitigation oriented climate projects, while also examining potential avenues for private capital flow entry towards adaptation and resilienc

Loss and damage funding blues: Unanswered questions and unattended concerns
Nov 21, 2023

Loss and damage funding blues: Unanswered questions and unattended concerns

The importance of the L&D fund hardly needs a reiteration. But the question that arises is how to address it.

Perspectives on financing urban resilience in India
May 28, 2024

Perspectives on financing urban resilience in India

Without proper urban planning, India will incur significant costs in the future

PM Modi's solar diplomacy
Mar 23, 2018

PM Modi's solar diplomacy

In the years since Paris, the world has changed — Prime Minister Modi has seized on the momentum.

The US-Africa Leaders Summit: Washington’s renewed approach towards Africa
Dec 16, 2022

The US-Africa Leaders Summit: Washington’s renewed approach towards Africa

The US needs to double down on its engagement with Africa, especially in areas such as governance, climate adaptation, and trade

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action
Apr 05, 2024

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action

Climate change is intensifying existing health vulnerabilities. Placing health at the heart of the climate justice movement is thus essential for mean

Understanding the Gender Dimensions of Energy Poverty
Jun 08, 2021

Understanding the Gender Dimensions of Energy Poverty

Among the estimated 1.3 billion people across the world who have no access to electricity, 70 percent are women. This brief discusses the impact of energy poverty on India’s rural women. As women are primarily responsible for securing food and energy for their family, they are the ones who are worst affected by the lack of access to clean and modern energy. The brief calls for a more holistic approach in research and policymaking on energ

वित्तपोषण से जुड़ी समस्याएँ: बिना जवाब के सवाल और अनदेखी समस्याएँ
Dec 13, 2023

वित्तपोषण से जुड़ी समस्याएँ: बिना जवाब के सवाल और अनदेखी समस्याएँ

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हवामान बदल रोखण्यासाठी स्थानिक आणि कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेचा मेळ हवा
May 05, 2023

हवामान बदल रोखण्यासाठी स्थानिक आणि कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेचा मेळ हवा

स्थानिक बुद्धिमत्तेच्या शहाणपणाला कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेची जोड देऊन हवामान बदल रोखण्यासाठीच्या कृती  विकसित केल्या जाऊ शकतात.