While the climate change and the consequent threats on existence of life on earth are now getting wider attention, the issue of justice in the climate action remains mostly side-lined. People’s Resource Centre is generating and spreading knowledge on climate justice- not only with a post-colonial global south perspective but also derived from an intersectional approach that is sensitive to the conditions of vulnerable social groups including women, children, indigenous people, Dalits, fisherfolks, pastoralists, small farmers and tenant farmers, and so on.
लोकतंत्र और विकास का वर्तमान परिदृश्यआज झारखण्ड की सरकार देश और दुनिया के पूंजीपतियों के लिए “मोमेंटम झारखण्ड” का मेला लगाती है जहां झारखण्ड के संसाधानों की लूट के लिए बोली लगवाई जाती है। जो लोग इसके खिलाफ़ आवाज उठाते हैं उन्हें राष्ट्रद्रोही घोषित करके जेलों में बंद कर दिया जाता है। दूसरी ओर आदिवासियों के लिए सुरक्षा कवच बने कानूनों को भी पूंजीनिवेश के नाम पर पूंजीपतियों के हित में बदला जा रहा है।Continue reading
Sinking Cities: River, City and Politics of WaterPeople’s Resource Centre invites you to an online dialogue on the theme “Sinking Cities: River, City and Politics of water” to discuss how cities can become more responsible towards the rivers. Cities across India are threatened by an extreme water crisis. In recent years, cities […]Continue reading
Gendered Cultures and Climate JusticeRethinking Smart Cities and Infrastructural Corridors in India. Jointly hosted by: University of East Anglia, UK, Savitribai Phule Pune University, People’s Resource Centre, India with UNESCO C2C For World Natural Heritage Management and Training in Asia Pacific Region, India.Continue reading
Cultivated Idea[This article was originally published in Down To Earth] The potential of urban agriculture in alleviating food insecurity in cities requires holistic policy support from governments. Some 60 per cent of Delhi’s demand for meat is fulfilled by city-grown produce, as is 25 percent […]Continue reading
Caught in the Tangles of Court Orders and ‘Development’, the Yamuna Remains As Polluted As Ever[This article was originally published in The Bastion] Crores have been spent by various state governments on different policies to ‘develop’ the Yamuna and bring it back to life. In the process, such schemes disenfranchise those communities that have lived by the river for generations. […]Continue reading