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governance

  • Indian regional court gives rights to nature

    April 3, 2017

    Expanding on a previous judgment in which it recognised the Ganga and Yamuna rivers as legal entities, the High Court of the Indian state of Uttarakhand now grants legal rights to the ecosystem

  • Drafting Pakistan’s water policy

    March 31, 2017

    Simi Kamal, one of Pakistan’s foremost water experts, discusses the nuts and bolts of how a water policy can be developed for the country, how money can be raised, and what details need to be included

  • Throttling climate science, Trump style

    March 29, 2017

    The US President’s executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan will not impact the policies of other countries, but moving money away from climate research will

  • Can rivers be legal entities?

    March 27, 2017

    A provincial court in India has granted rivers the same legal rights of a person, following recent legislation in New Zealand, in a decision that may create more problems than it solves

  • Solar for work in Bangladesh

    March 24, 2017

    The government is providing solar power systems as welfare payment in job schemes for the poor

  • Get climate money to those who need it

    March 20, 2017

    International climate finance is often accounted for in terms of megawatts of renewable energy or tonnes of carbon emission saved; everyone needs to ensure that those facing direct climate change impacts get much more of the money