DIREC 2010 is a part of initiative taken at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg acknowledging the significance of renewable energies for sustainable development – especially for combating poverty and for environmental and climate protection.
The Kisan Swaraj Yatra, that was initiated on 2nd October, 2010 is a journey undertaken by some to raise consciousness about the farmers who grow our food, the crisis they are facing and the impact on everyone’s health through our poisoned food and water systems. The bus Yatra, which started […]
Today, the sustainability challenge is even more complex with rising temperature and debates over climate change. Nations around the world are struggling to evaluate and come up with means to combat climate change and yet develop at the desired rate. India too is running the race towards sustainable development and the various ministries are working hard to find a narrow way out of the crunching demands and needs for development at one hand and environmental protection on the other.
At a time when the world is facing a global warming crisis, Prof. Maathai’s lecture could not be better timed.