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South Asia Confronts a Double Disaster: Cyclone and COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
Boats in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
Charlotte skyline. Photo by James Willamor/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
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Buildings Are a Hidden Source of Indian Cities’ Extreme Heat

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India
Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India
Riding in Bengaluru.
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
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Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities

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