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Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, India, heat waves, indigenous peoples, mitigation
... of the state is gradually increasing, as is the mean daily minimum temperature. Bhubaneswar, the Capital of Odisha saw a record temperature of 46.3 degrees Celsius in June 2005 – 10 degrees above the norm. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: bicycles, cycling, sustainable transport, accessibility, sustainable development, inequality, India
... four per cent in 2008. In comparison with Chinese cities, the mode share of bicycles ranges from 11 per cent to 47 per cent, and in Beijing the cycle share is as high as 32 per cent. Bicycle shares in ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate resilience, India, local authorities, natural disasters, infrastructure, community development, sea level rise, cities
Drawing lessons for planning climate resilient coastal cities Divya Sharma and Rozita Singh from the Centre for Research on Sustainable Urban Development and Transport Systems explore the impacts of ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, India, capacity building, resilience, advocacy
All India Women’s Conference’s initiatives at national level to abate climate change Kalyani Raj from the All India Women’s Conference highlights their work to help strengthen the capacity of women across ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: green products, green certification, sustainable consumption and production, transparency, India, manufacturing
Green Product Certification: A tool for market transformation and combating climate change S Karthikeyan, Shalini Sharma and Hiran Prashanth from the Confederation of Indian Industry present a new initiative ... [ +++ ]