Environmental degradation; habitat destruction; pollution; water scarcity; biodiversity loss; depleting forest cover; dam construction and its social implications; social unrest – are few of the issues demanding immediate attention in the North Eastern (seven sisters +1) states of India. Now, with the threat of climate change looming large, the only […]
River Kameng in Arunachal Pradesh – a dam in the pipeline… as is the case for rivers across the Himalayas Perspectives is a non-funded group of students and teachers working to create a space for debate and discussion in the University on issues of social, economic and political relevance. Perspectives […]
TARA Livelihood Academy of Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a training onValue Creation Through Renewable Energy Models. Introduction: With a strong industrial base and successful commercialization of technologies in wind, spv, solar thermal, small hydel, biogas and improved biomass stoves, India […]
The Sarai Media Lab invites expressions of interest and intent from artists and practitioners in diverse media – textual, visual, aural, spatial and temporal – who could be – visual artists (photographers, sculptors, installation artists, graphic artists), writers and independent scholars, filmmakers, architects, experimental musicians and composers, sound recordists, performers and people whose practices straddle or transcend different areas of practice – for participation in the ‘City as Studio’ Project.
As appropriately put by Yvo De Boer, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, “the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP 15) will be a turning point in the fight to prevent (the) climate disaster. The science demands it, the economics support it, (and) future generations require it.” COP15 will […]