BOOKS

 

RISING TO THE CALL:

GOOD PRACTICES OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN INDIA

Adaptation is critical to manage the risks posed by climate change. Rising to the Call, published in 2014, is a collection of stories from all over India about the nature of climatic impacts experienced and successful adaptation practices emerging out of these experiences.

BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY:

AFTER 30 YEARS

On the intervening night of December 2-3, 1984, MIC gas leaking from Union Carbide’s factory in Bhopal claimed more than 5,000 lives. More than half a million people still suffer the side effects; the soil and groundwater have been contaminated and toxicity has crossed over to the second and third generations. This book describes the negligence, incompetent governance and the apathy towards victims that have made Bhopal a continuing disaster.

STATE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN INDIA:

A CITIZEN’S REPORT, 2014

The first report of its kind, published in 2014, that looks at the status of renewable energy in the country, as well as the challenges that plague the sector. The report documents the successes and failures and the emerging best practices. It also puts together the policy interventions required for the rapid growth of the sector.

LIVING WITH CHANGING CLIMATE

The vulnerability of the people living in Sundarbans delta region, spread across India and Bangladesh, has steadily increased due to climatic changes. This book looks at the risks and vulnerabilities in Indian Sundarbans and tries to answer what adaptation means to people and ecology of this region. 

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