This recent HBF publication focuses on the role of cities in solving the climate crisis and presents models of sustainable architecture and urban planning.

G Manjusainath, Bangalore, Mar 1, DHNS:

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)

Many cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America face serious problems managing their wastes. Two of the major problems are the insufficient collection and inappropriate final disposal of wastes. Despite spending increasing resources, many cities – particularly in Africa and Asia – collect less than half of the waste generated.

NEW DELHI: While pollution in the Yamuna flowing close to the Commonwealth Games Village in Delhi would continue to be a cause for concern during the upcoming Games here, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday unveiled the

In the run up to the Commonwealth Games, "Delhi 2010 Ecological Code" was unveiled on Wednesday in an attempt to showcase the mega event in October as the greenest one.

Mumbai A Programme to develop eco-cities and eco-villages in Maharashtra, lake and river conservation, stringent air and water monitoring: these are just a few tasks that the state


Delhiites welcome MCD's new billboard campaign to teach city civic sense
In an attempt to persuade Delhiites cultivate good sanitation habits and create civic awareness ahead of the Commonwealth Games, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has come up with a sanitation drive, but with a difference.

Manila M and Remya K Joseph

The National Capital Territory of Delhi not only has the highest density of population in India but also has the largest number of people living in an urban environment, as approximately 93.7% of the population live in the city. The present urban scenario of Delhi has resulted from an allround increase in industrial units and vehicular traffic.

Disaster response in an urban environment presents a wide variety of challenges. This paper draws on experience from the responses to number of urban disasters, including earthquake