Climate change is dictating the fate of our planet. Record temperatures, melting ice sheets and glaciers, sea level rise, emergence of new diseases and the increasing frequency of extreme weather events like cyclones, floods and droughts have become the new normal. Climate Change Reader for Universities breaks down the science, impacts, politics and sustainable pathways from innumerable scientific studies and reports using infographics, case studies and lectures.

To promote the market for city compost in India, the Government of India came out with a fixed subsidy under its policy on promotion for city compost. But this failed due to lack of implementation and has seen very dispersed stakeholder participation. There is clearly a demand for city compost in the agrarian sector in India, but the acceptability of the product has been marred by poor quality and low return of investment.

To promote the market for city compost in India, the Government of India came out with a fixed subsidy under its policy on promotion for city compost. But this failed due to lack of implementation and has seen very dispersed stakeholder participation. There is clearly a demand for city compost in the agrarian sector in India, but the acceptability of the product has been marred by poor quality and low return of investment.

We hear about climate change in news every day. But what exactly is this phenomenon that causes floods, storms and heat waves across the globe, and what can we do to counter its impact? “How much do we know about climate change?” will tell you all that, and more. The book talks about the history of climate change, explains the science behind it and discusses its sociological implications. You can also test your understanding with more than 80 objective-type questions and answers on what is said to be the biggest challenge of our times.

A school faces closure due to water logging. Another is “built over a sand dune”, water scarce and dusty. The compost pit of yet another one has become a pest and ant haven. What do these schools do? Nothing? Call for “expert” help? Make it someone else’s problem? Or utilise the minds and enthusiasm of the best resource at their hand - students – to find and implement solutions?? In this handbook, we bring you a curated list of schools across India that have displayed remarkable intelligence and resourcefulness in their quest to make a positive impact on the environment.

A school faces closure due to water logging. Another is “built over a sand dune”, water scarce and dusty. The compost pit of yet another one has become a pest and ant haven. What do these schools do? Nothing? Call for “expert” help? Make it someone else’s problem? Or utilise the minds and enthusiasm of the best resource at their hand - students – to find and implement solutions?? In this handbook, we bring you a curated list of schools across India that have displayed remarkable intelligence and resourcefulness in their quest to make a positive impact on the environment.

In the five years since the publication of the first Citizen’s Report on the State of Renewable Energy, the renewable energy sector has made tremendous strides in the country. Riding on a favourable policy environment and dipping prices, capacity and generation have grown. But this success has thrown newer challenges.

This is the latest edition in popular SOE Annual Issue series. India’s most credible annual survey of environment, backed by more than 30 years of research and reportage, equips you with incisive news and views, all in one place.

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