Organized by Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) and NABARD Chair, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
ECONOMICS OF BUILDING RESILIENCE TO FLOODING: A CASE OF DHAKA CITY
by Dr. Susmita Dasgupta.
Webinar –Jointly organized by the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) andPartners in Prosperity (PnP) Download Brochure Download proceedings.
by Muthukumara S. Mani, World Bank Download poster
Prof. Michael Finus, University of Graz Download Poster
In waterbodies and waterways, in scarcity (drought) and in surfeit (floods), waters produce and inscribe social difference and indifference. This talk employs empirical material from studies in Chennai to explore the politics of urban waters.
The talk will introduce the concept of “social metabolism”, and by extension socio-metabolic research (or SMR).
Allocative efficiency in a thermal power sector can be defined as the equalisation of marginal abatement costs (MACs) across power plants for a given emission cap. Computation of the MAC (loss in electricity generation per unit reduction in emission generation) requires specification of the emission-generating technology.
Industrial effluents and municipal wastewater are increasingly finding their way into freshwater bodies, posing serious health and environmental challenges. In this paper, the potential for industrial wastewater remediation through agroforestry is explored for a peri urban farming region in India.
The decline in human mobility and socioeconomic activities during the COIVD-19 pandemic has been accompanied by reports of significant improvements in air quality. We evaluate whether there was a uniform improvement in air quality across neighborhoods, with a special attention to race.