Dipendra Bhattarai –
With the falling costs of renewables and aggressive dam building in South Asia, Nepal’s plans to develop hydropower for export look increasingly precarious, writes Dipendra Bhattarai.
Sourajit Aiyer –
In the Indian province of Andhra Pradesh, ditching chemical pesticides and fertilisers in favour of natural farming has led to big increases in output and income for farmers. So what's stopping nationwide adoption of soil-friendly natural farming, writes Sourajit Aiyer.
Francisco Szekely –
Corporate social responsibility initiatives and the idea of the triple bottom line have grown in popularity among business circles. But where do the boundaries of a company's social responsibility lie, and who determines it?
India's worst flood in recent times is a clear warning about the dangers of rampant and thoughtless human development, writes Azim Premji University's Harini Nagendra. How are communities overcoming mistakes made in development and preparing for a future of extreme weather?
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...