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The life expectancy of children born today will be shortened by 20 months on average by breathing the toxic air that is widespread across the globe, with the greatest toll in south Asia, according

Over 1.2 million Indians died early due to exposure to unsafe air in 2017 reveals the State of Global Air 2019 released by the Health Effects Institute.  Air pollution is now the third-highest cause of death among all health risks, ranking just above smoking, in India.  

Congress party released its 2019 election manifesto with just 8 days left before the first phase of polling in the Lok Sabha elections on April 11. The official manifesto of the party, with the tagline "Hum Nibhayenge" focuses significantly on jobs and eliminating agrarian distress.

This paper examines the concept of urban clusters and explores its application in South Asia. Drawing lessons from international case studies, it highlights the advantages of clustered urbanization.

Energy transition is a part of a much wider Grand Transition, which is not all about energy. Energy transition cannot be achieved all at once or by any one actor. Relying only on better energy modelling and forecasting to guide successful transition will be fatal, even in a data-rich era.

Investing in a Time of Climate Change – The Sequel (the Sequel) documents Mercer’s latest climate scenario model for assessing the effects of both climate-related physical damages (physical risks) and the transition to a low-carbon economy (transition risks) on investment return expectations.

Investing in a Time of Climate Change – The Sequel (the Sequel) documents Mercer’s latest climate scenario model for assessing the effects of both climate-related physical damages (physical risks) and the transition to a low-carbon economy (transition risks) on investment return expectations.

More than 2 lakh people were forcibly evicted and over 40,000 houses demolished across India last year, according to a report released by the Housing and Land Rights Network.

This report provides an overview of natural hazards in India and delves into the changing face of disaster risks, as climate change, rainfall variability, increased water use, population growth, the built environment and urbanization drive higher levels of risk.

The 'scan' aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and academics who are short on time get to grips with the range of literature, discourse and social media coverage of the intersection of resilience, climate change, conflict and security. It has assessed over 350 pieces of literature and summarises 146.

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