People’s Agenda for Uttar Pradesh

With a string of assembly elections scheduled throughout 2017, Indian politics is once again seeing a juggling of ideas, with every policy action bearing significant political and public significance. Social equity and environmental sustainability issues in particularly gained a lot of credence in the agenda of our political parties lately. …

Enhancing the 5 capitals – reducing our footprints and living in balance

The exchange of goods and services amongst people represents the economy as we know it today. However, we know that these transactions draw upon resources in the natural system represented by exchanges between people and nature. This heavily influences interactions within the natural system impacting the capacities of the natural …

India’s transition to a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy

India’s recent development experience has been both a spectacular success as well as a massive failure. While our economy has grown steadily, this growth has come at the cost of environmental sustainability and has failed to translate into better living conditions for the majority of the Indian people. The Indian …

Commitment to Implementation: Gearing up for COP22

The Paris Agreement reached the threshold for formally entering into force this October, bringing into existence the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. Until now as signatories to the agreement, it was just a commitment. But now after 55 countries with cumulative emissions accounting for 55% of the global …