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
  • The world's most polluted city to ban commercial cars for a day, Ocotober 7, 2015[1]

Jan-Sep 2015[edit | edit source]

India approves 50 solar cities, August 24[2]

Salt-tolerant plants eyed as crops of the future as sea level rises, August 17[3]

India to plant 2 BILLION trees along its highways, creating jobs for 300,000 youths, July 22[4]

Could a new pavement design give walking culture a foothold in Bangalore? July 15[5]

'It Is Climate Change': India's Heat Wave Now The 5th Deadliest In World History, June 2[6]

Saving india's rivers, Dr. Anupam Saraph, February 18[7]

2014[edit | edit source]

Reclaiming the streets: a vision of a happier, healthier Mumbai, November 24[8]

Showing the path to other Indian cities, Chennai starts pedestrianising its roads, November 10[9]

Rooftop solar will soon be mandatory in this Indian city, September 9[10]

India to plant 2 billion trees along its highways, creating jobs for 300,000 youths, July 22[11]

Bengal's forest cover grows by 3810 sq km, July 9[12]

India's new government to Use Solar to Bring Power to Every Home by 2019, May 19[13]

Country's First Electric Bus Launched in Bangalore, February 28[14]

India almost doubles solar energy, with big plans for more, January 22[15]

2013[edit | edit source]

Kaikondarahalli lake: Protecting urban ecosystems in Bangalore, November 28[16]


WiserLocal New Delhi: Traveling Green with Radio Rickshaws: We are excited to share some news from WiserLocal New Delhi about a new initiative they are undertaking in partnership with Indian Youth Climate Network and Fazilka EcoCabs to bring peddle-powered rickshaws to the streets of South Delhi. WiserIndia Director Yatin Thakur gives us the details…[17] June 13

Rupees in your pocket, unconditional basic income experiment in one of India's poorest states, May[18]

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