Author: Lydia McMullen-Laird

BRICS face USD 51 billion annual shortfall for clean energy

BRICS countries need to increase investment in low carbon energy to meet climate targets, says think-tank

Financing clean energy infrastructure was high on the agenda at the BRICS Leaders’ Summit in Goa last month. But recent research has found the nations face a USD 51 billion annual funding shortfall to meet projected demand for new clean energy…Read More

Climate-resilient organic cotton stages a comeback

To cope with changing rainfall patterns and crop failures, some farmers in northern Karnataka have restarted growing organic cotton varieties that require much lower inputs and water to cultivate

On the outskirts of Raichur, once known as Karnataka’s cotton city, Ramesh Rangappa proudly shows off his recently planted acre of organic cotton…Read More