What other cities can learn from Delhi’s experiments with public transport

Our cities need to respond urgently to the public health crisis of unsustainable transportation and urban growth. Delhi has taken centre stage for spearheading transportation measures to curb air pollution. But before other cities rush to implement initiatives like the odd-even experiment, what can they learn from the capital’s experiences over

Riverfront roads declared no parking zone

In a major development, city police have banned entry of heavy vehicles, loading vehicles including three wheelers, and passenger autos into the riverfront roads leading from Dafnala to Sardar Brige on the Eastern Riverfront and from Chandrabhaga bridge to Ambedkar bridge in Paldi on the Western River front.  In a notification,

India praised for its climate change initiatives

Praising India's climate change initiatives in the run-up to the Paris summit, an eminent American expert has said the implementation of renewable energy targets has the potential to "drastically shift" global markets. "The implementation of the renewable energy targets set as a part of the Paris Agreement by countries like India

Models for financing clean infrastructure in middle income countries – India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development | India, South Asia

Models for financing clean infrastructure in middle income countries - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development | India, South Asia   This paper by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) examines two financing models for better infrastructure development in emerging economies. The paper compares the

Bengaluru residents actually breathe in air which has 3-12 times higher pollution levels than the ambient level – says CSE study in the city

Bengaluru is in the grip of rising air pollution. Official ambient air quality monitoring has shown 57 per cent increase in particulate matter in just four years. In more than 85 per cent of monitoring locations, the levels have exceeded standards CSE exposure monitoring provides clinching evidence of alarming dose that