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A fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Lengshuijiang, Central China's Hunan Province, on Saturday night may have put the local environment in danger, environmentalists said.

Evidence from Water.org’s existing programs demonstrates that finance for sanitation is a significant opportunity for the Government of India, donors, financial institutions, and clients. Sanitation lending works and also leverages funding to achieve greater reach than traditional grant based models.

Negotiations towards a new climate deal to be agreed at the UN climate conference in Paris in December have included voluntary climate targets by countries around the world in the form of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).

This paper attempts to identify a strategy for improving collaboration between stakeholders working in Dhaka city to improve climate change resilience of the urban water and sanitation (WATSAN) sector, with a focus on the urban poor.

China may set up awards to honor individuals and non-governmental organizations for their efforts in helping reduce global poverty, a government think tank official said.

This study analyses the climate change discourses and political dynamics in south-western Burkina Faso from three empirical entry points: the production of the National Adaptation Programmes of Action; climate change discourses in the Ioba province; and the role of the public media.

From Ebola to the bombing of Gaza, civil society was the first responder to humanitarian emergencies during the last year, but faces dire threats and a funding crisis around the world, says a new report.

A new report finds that civil society organisations in Africa struggle to get the support they need to play an effective role in natural resource management and conservation.

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests under the Chairmanship of Shri Ashwani Kumar had decided to take up the issue of pollution levels of some of the Tier-II cities of the country.

The World Bank Group has done little to prevent or dissuade governments from intimidating critics of the projects it funds, or monitor for reprisals, Human Rights Watch said in a report.