CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's India community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: Making of Banana Leaf Plates which Replace Plastic as a Climate Solution. August 2011. Attribution: Sumita Roy Dutta
  • ‘In Delhi I can see the climate catastrophe unfolding before my eyes’, The Guardian (Nov 15, 2022)
  • Facing the dual threat of climate change and human disturbance, Mumbai – and the world – should listen to its fishing communities, The Conversation (Oct 19, 2022)
  • Cheetahs to prowl India for first time in 70 years, BBC News (Jul 21, 2022)
  • From Kerala via Argentina to Bologna, platform cooperatives are thriving (and providing solid pathways to the good life), The Daily Alternative (Jun 01, 2022)
  • Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves, BBC News (May 18, 2022)
  • Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps India, BBC News (May 16, 2022)
  • Young Indian farmers are turning to an ancient crop to fight water stress and climate change, The Conversation (May 11, 2022)
  • How to capture satellite images in your backyard – and contribute to a snapshot of the climate crisis, The Conversation (Feb 23, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

Catching the sun: How communities create their own people-powered solar solutions, Dec 28[1]

  • Gen Z on how to save the world: young climate activists speak out, The Guardian (Oct 17, 2021) — Features activists from Philippines, Australia, India, United States, Uganda, Pakistan, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Kenya and Canada

Between India and Dundee, experiments in how to "decentralise digital". Meaning putting powerful tech in communities' hands. Sep 12[2]

2020[edit | edit source]

India's Water Revolution #2: The Biggest Permaculture Project on Earth! with the Paani Foundation
Authors: Andrew Millison, Apr 27, 2020

They compete to capture water in their townships, as part of "the biggest permaculture project on Earth". This is India's Water Revolution, Aug 7[3]

"The extraordinary agency of ordinary villagers": India's rural areas show enduring self-reliance, under the toughest conditions[4] Jul 2

2019[edit | edit source]

India's wild tiger population rises 33% in four years[5] Jul 29

2018[edit | edit source]

Girl power! India's 'solar gal pals' light up Rajasthan's rural homes, Nov 23[6]

In India, Products Made From Crop Waste May Curb a Tide of Plastic, Apr 24[7]

In India, Seva Cafe inspires generosity with its pay-it-forward model, Jan 31[8]

2017[edit | edit source]

India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane, Jul 31[9]

India plants 66 million trees in 12 hours as part of record-breaking environmental campaign, Jul 3[10]

Hop on the bandwagon: #GoSolar bus tours Delhi to make solar power cool, Jun 11[11]

9-year-old girl files lawsuit against Indian Government over failure to take ambitious climate action, Apr 1[12]

Solar power lights up remote villages in Rajasthan, Mar 27[13]

India planted 50 million trees in one day – smashing the world record, Feb 15[14]

India just banned all forms of disposable plastic in its capital, Jan 25[15]

Solar power plan set to bring fresh water to out-of-reach villages, Jan 17[16]

Meenangadi in Kerala is well on its way to being India's first carbon-neutral panchayat, Jan 10[17]

Indian government to endorse universal basic income 'as way forward', says leading UBI advocate, Jan 4[18]

2016[edit | edit source]

India to hold 1GW solar tender for government rooftops, Dec 9[19]

Microgrids Lighting Up Villages, and Lives, in India's Himalayas, Dec 2[20]

India's new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land, Sep 28[21]

Why India needs a Wikipedia-like website on environment, Sep 13[22]

Modern life doesn't have to be rubbish: helping Mumbai clean up its act, Aug 9[23]

Indian Railways to install solar panels in all railway buildings, Jul 18[24]

How India's 'smart villages' are centralising solar power, Jul 5[25]

The Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund in India: A Bold Precedent, May 10[26]

This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born, Mar 26[27]

How Sikkim could offer lessons to other states in organic farming, February 7[28]

Female Entrepreneur Builds Low-Cost Electric Vehicles For Rural India, January 4[29]

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