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To foster governance decisions that sustain natural resources, alleviate poverty, and improve quality-of-life, we at WRI India aim to integrate adaptation into India’s development goals, with a focus on information needs. WRI India will enable more climate-resilient development to reduce the vulnerability of poor and marginalized communities by promoting effective, informed decision making on climate change adaptation.

WRI India’s work will provide decision makers – from small-scale farmers, to policy makers – with actionable information to adapt to shifting climate risks. We draw upon a broadly applicable set of principles and a practical decision-making toolkit that includes institutional analysis, vulnerability and options assessment, financial tracking, monitoring systems, and participatory scenario planning. WRI India’s process of tailoring these tools for application to specific challenges will lead to replicable solutions for resilience building and vulnerability reduction.

Given the complexity of the adaptation challenge and the rapid and dynamic change occurring in most Indian cities, WRI India will assess and enhance the capacity of urban institutions to enable adaptation. WRI India’s practical tools and solid analysis framework will be used to assess Indian cities’ institutional adaptive capacity, highlight the gaps in capacity, and ultimately inform city, state and national policy to enable adaptation planning. Undertaking such analysis of adaptation status and readiness from a governance perspective enables identification of adaptation needs and next steps.

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December 30, 2021

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On 10 November 2021, the thematic day for transport sector at the COP26,

December 30, 2021

Installing non-fossil fuel electricity capacity of 500 GW by 2030

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Endeavouring on a path of limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, India has bid a major stake in the decarbonization of its road transportation through a slew of progressive policy measures. Close to 80% of vehicles on Indian roads are two-wheelers (2Ws), making India undoubtedly the world’s

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New Delhi, 16 July, 2021: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India), on Friday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work

Implementation of city and air-shed level strategies to achieve 36% reduction in Particulate Matter (PM2.5) & (PM10) concentrations by year 2025 and 60% reduction in PM2.5 by 2030 when

This is the first in a series of blogs on the growing deployment of electric buses across the country. The series is a deep-dive on investments from both central and state governments and the role of e-buses in mitigating the impacts of climate change.

This is the first in a series of blogs on the growing deployment of electric buses across the country. The series is a deep-dive on investments from both central and state governments and the role of e-buses in mitigating the impacts of climate change.

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The city is working on its air quality through the National Clean Air Programme(NCAP) and Surat Clean Air Action Plan (SCAP)
November 26, 2021: While India has made impressive progress in electrifying almost all homes in the country in the past decade (96 percent as of 2020), over a third of its schools (37 percent) and
On 12 October 2021, WRI India (WRII) signed an MoU with Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) with the aim to facilitate and accelerate KILA’s vision towards the socio-economic developmen
September 25, 2021, NEW DELHI: Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to achieving 450 GW of renewa
Mumbai, 10 July 2021: Mumbai has become the 70th city globally and the 3rd city in India to join the Cities4Forests alliance

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  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation
  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation
  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation
  • World Resources Institute (WRI India) and Surat Municipal Corporation

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