Bringing synergies between India’s climate action & Swach Bharat Abhiyaan is must

With world governments meeting in Paris later this year for deciding on global climate agenda, mitigation and adaptation are going to be buzzwords of the day. Many think these are mere talks, with no actual outcome in hand. For that perception to fade, in the year 2007, at Bali, world governments agreed to come up … Continue reading Bringing synergies between India’s climate action & Swach Bharat Abhiyaan is must

Suggestions For Strengthening Solid Waste Management Rules, 2015

The MSW 2015, draft rules, is definitely an improvement over the previously withdrawn rules of 2013.  It is commendable that the new Rules recognizes the need for collection of segregated waste of three types, has identified Institutional generators, reinforces the need for decentralization and has recommended the inclusion of the new informal waste economy. The … Continue reading Suggestions For Strengthening Solid Waste Management Rules, 2015