Making of Banana Leaf Plates which Replace Plastic as a Climate Solution. August 2011. Attribution: Sumita Roy Dutta
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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's India article and is for news and comment in that context.

  • Between India and Dundee, experiments in how to "decentralise digital". Meaning putting powerful tech in communities' hands. Sep 12 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

India's Water Revolution #2: The Biggest Permaculture Project on Earth! with the Paani Foundation
Author: 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 [2]

"The extraordinary agency of ordinary villagers": India's rural areas show enduring self-reliance, under the toughest conditions [3] Jul 2

2019[edit | edit source]

India's wild tiger population rises 33% in four years [4] Jul 29

2018[edit | edit source]

Girl power! India's 'solar gal pals' light up Rajasthan's rural homes, Nov 23 [5]

In India, Products Made From Crop Waste May Curb a Tide of Plastic, Apr 24 [6]

In India, Seva Cafe inspires generosity with its pay-it-forward model, Jan 31 [7]

2017[edit | edit source]

India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane, Jul 31 [8]

India plants 66 million trees in 12 hours as part of record-breaking environmental campaign, Jul 3 [9]

Hop on the bandwagon: #GoSolar bus tours Delhi to make solar power cool, Jun 11 [10]

9-year-old girl files lawsuit against Indian Government over failure to take ambitious climate action, Apr 1 [11]

Solar power lights up remote villages in Rajasthan, Mar 27 [12]

India planted 50 million trees in one day – smashing the world record, Feb 15 [13]

India just banned all forms of disposable plastic in its capital, Jan 25 [14]

Solar power plan set to bring fresh water to out-of-reach villages, Jan 17 [15]

Meenangadi in Kerala is well on its way to being India's first carbon-neutral panchayat, Jan 10 [16]

Indian government to endorse universal basic income 'as way forward', says leading UBI advocate, Jan 4 [17]

2016[edit | edit source]

India to hold 1GW solar tender for government rooftops, Dec 9 [18]

Microgrids Lighting Up Villages, and Lives, in India's Himalayas, Dec 2 [19]

India's new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land, Sep 28 [20]

Why India needs a Wikipedia-like website on environment, Sep 13 [21]

Modern life doesn't have to be rubbish: helping Mumbai clean up its act, Aug 9 [22]

Indian Railways to install solar panels in all railway buildings, Jul 18 [23]

How India's 'smart villages' are centralising solar power, Jul 5 [24]

The Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund in India: A Bold Precedent, May 10 [25]

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

How Sikkim could offer lessons to other states in organic farming, February 7 [27]

Female Entrepreneur Builds Low-Cost Electric Vehicles For Rural India, January 4 [28]

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