A conversation to discuss what caused 2022 Bengaluru Floods, and how this is a recurring phenomenon.
ESG News Digest
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitching 500 GW as a target for energy production from renewable sources, mainly solar and wind, there has been a substantial increase in mega solar park installations across the country in various landscapes.
Research in Focus
A video by Belmont Forum and International Science Council on ‘Governance of Sociotechnical Transformations” (GoST) project in which ESG is a partner to discover pathways of Transformations to Sustainability.
Building Environmental Jurisprudence To Reclaim Lakes As Commons For Posterity: Compilation Of ESG Lake Work
Collated here are petitions, affidavits, memos and notes filed by ESG to protect lakes of Karnataka before Karnataka High Court (WP 817/2008 & WP 38401/2014) and Supreme Court of India (Civil Appeal 17166/2013). You will also find here judicial orders, reports and laws that are an outcome of this ongoing effort. This section will be updated frequently.
ESG has consistently been involved in issues and concerns relating to municipal solid waste management in Bangalore metropolitan area since
Access ESG’s various legal efforts to conserve greenery in urban and rural areas, including Public Interest Litigations and its outcomes.
At a time when the meeting of minds is so very rare, this effort by the All Saints Church congregation, BMRCL, Government of Karnataka, and various supporters of the cause, including ESG, stands out as representative of the enormous possibilities of democratic engagement. The conciliation mechanism organised by EIB helped in this process. This also helped ensure that the contestations did not end up in Court, burdening further the judiciary, and without a clear outcome in sight.
“Beyond Corporate Driven Industrial Agriculture To Climate Resilient Agroecology: For A Hunger Free, Suicide Free, Poison Free Republic” – Delhi Workshop Report
A clear and strong case was made to promote agroecology to save farmers and advance food security across India by