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  • The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Author:
Jatan
Debnath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Durlov
Lahon
Nityaranjan
Nath
Kesar
Chand
Gowhar
Meraj
Majid
Farooq
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Satellite remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) have revolutionalized the mapping, quantifying, and
assessing the land surface processes, particularly analyzing the past and future land use-land cover (LULC) change patterns.
Worldwide river basins have observed enormous changes in the land system dynamics as a result of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Agronomy
Author:
Bhartendu
Sajan
Varun Narayan
Mishra
Shruti
Kanga
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh

Land use and land cover change (LULCC) is among the most apparent natural landscape
processes impacted by anthropogenic activities, particularly in fast-growing regions. In India, at present,
due to the impacts of anthropogenic climate change, supplemented by the fast pace of developmental
activities, the areas providing the highest agricultural...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a complex system of 17 goals and 169 individual targets whose interactions can be described in terms of co-benefits and trade-offs between policy actions. We analyse in detail target-by-target interlinkage networks established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) SDG...

Book Chapter
In モルディブを知るための35章

As in many developing countries, waste management is one of the greatest challenges faced by the Maldives. The limited or unavailbility of waste collection services, proper treatment, and disposal systems on the islands often results in dumping household waste on the beach, ocean, and forests and also open burning of waste. These activities are...

Working Paper
Author:
Ruth
Stringer

This case study reports on the development of a healthcare waste management (HCWM) system at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Nepal where the intervention began in 2014 with support from HECAF 360, a local NGO, and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), an international NGO, and WHO Nepal. It describes the approach and path followed by...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Sk
Mithun
Mehebub
Sehana
Subrata
Chattopadhyay
Khaled
Kheder
Ram
Avtar

The mass accumulation of population in the larger cities of India has led to accelerated and unprecedented peripheral urban expansion over the last few decades. This rapid peripheral growth is characterized by an uncontrolled, low density, fragmented and haphazard patchwork of development popularly known as urban sprawl. The Kolkata Metropolitan...

Book Chapter
In Environmental Resilience and Transformation in Times of COVID-19
Author:
Ritika
Mandhyan
Atul
Rawat
Eri
Ikeda

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to the global economy. India faces a multitude of challenges due to COVID-19 impacts. The pandemic-induced economic lockdown has posed barriers to various clean energy and low carbon infrastructure development projects. The renewable energy sector, which has been heavily dependent on global...

Book Chapter
In Scenarios of Environmental Resilience and Transformation in Times of Climate Change: Effects and Lessons from the COVID-19

Five years after the SDGs were adopted and just when the United Nations called for realising the Decade of Action, the COVID-19 pandemic halted the progress of the SDGs and even reversed some of the achievements that the world made over years. With most countries struggling to overcome the pandemic and revive the economy, losing the focus on the...

Peer-reviewed Article
Author:
Kamakshi
Thapa
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Sameer
Deshkar
Rajib
Shaw

 

Urban and rural areas within a regional space are closely linked through a variety of linkages including the flow of people. The increasing pace of development transformations with discrete planning of urban and rural areas has raised serious concerns for achieving coordinated development at the regional level. In that regard, the concept of...