When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage can occur. Preventive treatment is not always available in developing nations. Students have invented a low-tech $40 unit to provide protective cooling in the absence of modern hospital equi… Continue reading →
Positive emotions are known to play a role in physical well-being, and stress is strongly linked to poor health, but is this strictly a “First World” phenomenon? In developing nations, is the fulfillment of basic needs more critical to health than how … Continue reading →
Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
India Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India.
October 17 – 23, 2012
India, China team up with dev… Continue reading →
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
Today marks a major victory for the world’s children, and the people of developing nations around the globe.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), working with NRDC in the… Continue reading →
Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world It is well known that recycling produces more jobs than any other form of waste management. Indeed, recycling is among the most productive of green jobs producers. Moreover, the environm… Continue reading →
Shravya Reddy, India Analyst, New York India made itself heard loud and clear at the recently concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (June 6-17). It championed the principle of equity, pushed for dialogue on intellectual pr… Continue reading →
Anubhav Gupta, Program Assistant, Water, San Francisco Climate Change
Why India Might Save the Planet
“Singh had already begun to subtly shift from that recalcitrant position on climate change, promising that India would never exceed the develop… Continue reading →
NRDC has been working in China for fifteen years on such issues as climate, energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy, governance and law, health, and green supply chain issues. This China Environmental News Alert is a weekly compilation of news… Continue reading →