Webinar Report: Securing Clean Air And Inclusive Mobility For Bengaluru

“Environmental justice, transportation justice, street justice are all deeply political matters, and to see it merely from a technical perspective will not give us the answers…It is also important to try and create a network where it doesn’t become a government-driven system alone. As consumers we have power. As consumers, we are not effectively networked to propel the transformation that is essential”

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Webinar Report: Making Bengaluru Energy Independent

“Is it possible to keep this city running with this pattern of consumption and demand for energy? How are BESCOM and KPTCL sustaining this supply? What are the challenges of the petrochemical sector in supporting fuel demands? Is there a way that we could shift to more sustainable sources, such as renewable energy, and can those transitions be just for all involved? Will such just transitions require Bangalore Metropolitan Planning Authorities to imagine futures that are based on sustainable energy systems, in contrast with the prevailing extractive and unsustainable systems? And can we ensure all homes (be they of rich, poor or middle classes), institutions, offices, government buildings will find ways to consume less power and shift to alternate forms of locally generated power?”

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Week 5 Webinar Report: Securing Biodiversity Rich, Healthy, Socially Inclusive And Economically Viable Commons In Bengaluru

“Commons bring people of the city together. It gives an opportunity to mix people from various communities…In a public park you will find people from a diverse set of communities; people from across caste and class economic status and so on and that is important for us to broaden our minds also. Otherwise we are just limited and living in our own silos”

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Webinar Report: Food For Thought- Towards An Environmentally Sustainable And Socially Just Food System

Download Report Date: 13 April 2021 Week 4 of “Bengaluru’s Climate Action Plan: Making it Participatory and Inclusive” Background Earlier this year, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) voluntarily committed that the metropolis of Bengaluru would take steps to achieve the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement: i.e., to take local action that would help the world contain global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels.  On the occasion of World Water Day,

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Webinar Report: Making Bengaluru Water Secure

Download Report 8 April 2021 Week 3 of “Bengaluru’s Climate Action Plan: Making it Participatory and  Inclusive” Overview In January, the then commissioner of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike  (BBMP), Mr. N Manjunatha Prasad, IAS wrote to Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles,  the Chair of ‘C-40 Cities’, voluntarily committing the metropolis of Bengaluru to take  steps to achieve the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement: i.e., to take local action  that would help the

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Webinar Report: Public Health, Sanitation And Waste Management: Is A Decentralized Approach The Way Out?

Public health, sanitation and waste management sectors are intricately linked in not only ensuring all are healthy, but that the toxic impacts of our living are not a burden for future generations. It has been argued time and again that centralised response strategies are resource heavy and cause societal dysfunctionality, and the way forward is to ensure ward-level governance becomes real in every way, especially in securing public health and sanitation for all.

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Bengaluru’s Climate Action Plan: Inaugural Session Report

The series is a process of engaging with multiple thematic issues, concerns and imaginaries of leading officials of various agencies whose functioning impacts the city, with subject matter experts, youth, representatives of various sectors and residents from diverse sections of the city. And it is also a process of collectivising diverse views and solutions with necessary nuance.

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“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 speakers and participants at the workshop organised by Navdanya, Environment Support Group, Center for Financial Accountability, Delhi Solidarity Group, People’s Resource Center and Focus on the Global South, in collaboration with Coalition for Environmental Justice in India, on 6th September 2019 at the Constitution Club, New Delhi.  Welcoming the audience, Anil Tharayath of Delhi Forum

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‘Agro-ecological Farming Is The Way To India’s Future’ – Report Of The Workshop Held In Bangalore On 6th August 2019

The workshop was hosted by Environment Support Group at SCM House, Bengaluru, on the 6th of August, 2019. The introduction to the workshop was given by Leo Saldanha of Environment Support Group, in which he highlighted the implications of agriculture in India being taken over by agribusiness corporations. “This is one of the most dangerous things to have happened to the farmers in India as it takes away their capacity to decide for themselves”, he

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Report On- LET’S STOP LIVING W-A-S-T-E-F-U-L-L-Y AND START LIVING RESOURCEFULLY

A Workshop for teachers and school administrators on simple, feasible solutions for waste management in schools Written by Shashikala Iyer & Meena Artwani 26 June 2015 Report On LET’S STOP LIVING W-A-S-T-E-F-U-L-L-Y AND START LIVING RESOURCEFULLY A Workshop for teachers and school administrators on simple, feasible solutions for waste management in schools held at ESG on 26th June 2015 A day’s workshop for school teachers and administrators was organised where techniques for minimizing resource consumption,

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All The Presentations And Report Of The Workshop “Roles And Responsibilities Of The Ward Committees For A Cleaner, Greener And Safer Bengaluru” Organised By ESG Dated 22.5.2014 At RICM, Bangalore

22 May 2014 Downloads: Relevant Urban Policies_ppt_English_Shashikala Iyer Relevant Urban Policies_ppt_Kannada_Shashikala Iyer Roles & Responsibilities of Ward Committees_ppt_English_Bhargavi S Rao Bangalore Concerns_ppt_Vijay Narnapatti Urban greenery_ppt_Akshatha Venkatesha Initiatives of Solid Waste Management_ppt_Eng_Davis Thomas Initiatives of Solid Waste Management_ppt_Kannada_Davis Thomas Ward Committee Workshop- Complete Report with Pictures “Ward Committee Roles and Responsibilities for a Greener, Cleaner, Safer, Water secure and Healthy Bengaluru” Organised by Environment Support Group To commemorate International Day for Biodiversity Workshop Report May 22nd

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Report Of The One Day Workshop On “PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVATING DISTRICT LEVEL PROTECTION COMMITTEES” On 14th May 2014

Written by Bhargavi Nagendra, Nithya S.N & Ranjani Madhavan 14 May 2014 Downloads: Report of the Workshop-PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVATING DISTRICT LEVEL PROTECTION COMMITTEES ONE DAY WORKSHOP PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVATING DISTRICT LEVEL PROTECTION COMMITTEES   INTRODUCTION A one day workshop was organized by Action Aid and Environment Support Group (ESG) on the 14th of May 2014 at CSM house. There were around 50-60 participants from different parts of Karnataka like Belgaum, Bangalore, Hospet, Dharwad

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Farming, Food And Environmental Stewardship: Children’s Workshop Report

Written by Bhargavi S. Rao 2 May 2011 Downloads: childrens-workshop-reportmay-2011.pdf Environment Support Group conducted  a three day summer workshop for children to help understand the basics of farming, the importance of food, conservation of natural resources and environmental stewardship, in fostering healthy communities. The workshop gave opportunities for children to learn where their food comes from; learn about traditional and appropriate farming practices, about healthy soils, beneficial insects, intelligent use of water and working with

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“Guardians Of Biodiversity” Workshop Report

Organised by the Environment Support Group with support from Punjab National Bank to commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity Written by Sruthi Subbanna, with inputs from Jake Carlson and Bhargavi S. Rao 22 May 2010 Downloads: Guardians of Biodiversity Workshop Report Rampant ecological degradation and species extinction have made “biodiversity” a common rallying cause for people around the world. The terminology biodiversity suggests encompasses all life forms and genetic variations in an ecosystem. At base

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Report On ESG Workshop For Teachers

9 – 11 July 2009 Downloads: Though made mandatory in 1991 by the Supreme Court of India, environmental education has not evolved to accommodate the complex and dynamic nature of current day environmental crises. With this in mind Environment Support Group (ESG), in collaboration with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, hosted a teacher’s workshop focused on “Exploring Environmental Education Beyond the Classroom” from July 9th to 11th, 2009. Keywords: ,environmental education,events ,Add new

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