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Is Indoor mapping a reality?

By Vijay Bansal, Published on: 28th March 2017

It was 9 PM and I was running from one floor to the other of a posh mall in Delhi, glancing through the shops passing by, scampering to find a Kid’s Clothing Shop. It was my daughter’s birthday the next day and I had promised her a pretty dress as […]


Are India’s Smart Cities Resilient to Natural Hazard Risks?

By Dr. Muralikrishna M, Published on: 27th February 2017

India’s bid to develop 100 smart cities to boost the nation’s economy seems to be at odds with the recent urban floods in Gurgaon and Bangalore, and of course the devastating Chennai floods in 2015. These instances of massive water logging and urban flooding in cities that have been known […]


Contributing Towards the Global Climate Change Resilience Agenda

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 3rd February 2017

IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change) estimates that climate adaptation will require up to $100 billion per year in developing countries alone by 2050, but less than 20% of public climate finance is focused on this area, and a fraction involves the private sector. The main barriers are uncertainty, complexity […]


Web based Tools Helping Farmers to Practice Climate Smart Agriculture

By Dr. Uttam Singh, Published on: 16th December 2016

Summary Development of web and mobile phone based agro-weather tool for dissemination of climate-information and weather forecast based best-bet agronomic management recommendations for farmers in Ethiopia and Kenya. The tool was developed by RMSI for the main cultivated crops in Ethiopia and Kenya. The disseminated climate and crop information helps […]


The Climate Agreement – What Needs to be Taken up at COP-22 ?

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 24th November 2016

The UN climate summit being held in Marrakech during November 7-18, 2016 is the next crucial step for operationalizing the Paris Agreement. The COP-21 summit in Paris was the first milestone when all countries pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The event also witnessed the revival of the1.5°C limit […]


Rising Urban Floods in the Country

By Shivangi Agarwal, Published on: 4th August 2016

From the recent flooding chaos in Gurgaon and Bangalore to the Chennai floods in 2015, these events are true examples of how demographic changes and mindless urbanization lead to urban flooding.  It’s high time for the municipal authorities to focus on more sustainable planning, to avoid such incidents in the […]