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Sowing Sustainable Cities: Lessons for Urban Agriculture Practices in India

Nitya Rao, Sheetal Patil, Maitreyi Koduganti, Chandni Singh,  Ashwin Mahalingam, Prathijna Poonacha, Nishant Singh

Pathways Towards Future-Ready Indian Cities: Summary of Discussions

Manish Dubey, Aromar Revi, Deepika Jha, Amlanjyoti Goswami, Kavita Wankhade, Amir Bazaz

Indian Municipal Finance: An Update

Mithlesh Verma, Amir Bazaz, Manish Dubey

Real Estate Regulation in India: Select State Profiles

Deepika Jha, Manish Dubey, Tsomo Wangchuk

Decarbonising Public Transport in India: An Issue Brief

Amir Bazaz, Manish Dubey, Satish Yawale, Ketaki Ghoge  

The Summary for Urban Policymakers of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

Aromar Revi, Debra Roberts, Ian Klaus, Amir Bazaz, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Chandni Singh, Amanda Eichel, Prathijna Poonacha Kodira, Seth Schultz, Ibidun Adelekan, Mustafa Babiker, Paolo Bertoldi, Anton Cartwright, Winston Chow, Sarah Colenbrander, Felix Creutzig, Richard Dawson, Heleen De Coninck, Kiane De Kleijne, Shobhakar Dhakal, Laura Gallardo, Matthias Garschagen, Marjolijn Haasnoot, Stuti Haldar, Rafiq Hamdi, Masahiro Hashizume, A.K.M. Saiful Islam, Kejun Jiang, Şiir Kılkış, Zbigniew Klimont, Maria Fernanda Lemos, Debbie Ley, Shuaib Lwasa, Timon McPhearson, Leila Niamir, Friederike Otto, Minal Pathak, Mark Pelling, Izidine Pinto, Hans-Otto Pörtner, Joana Portugal Pereira, Krishnan Raghavan, Joyashree Roy, Liliana Miranda Sara, Karen C. Seto, Nicholas P. Simpson, William Solecki, Shreya Some, Anna A. Sörensson, Linda Steg, Sophie Szopa, Adelle Thomas, Christopher Trisos, Diana Ürge-Vorsatz

Shared Science, Shared Future – SUP Action Agenda

Ian Klaus, Amanda Eichel, Debra Roberts, Seth Schultz, Aromar Revi

Employer Practices and Perceptions on Paid Domestic Work: Recruitment, Employment Relationships, and Social Protection

Gautam Bhan, Divya Ravindranath, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Rashee Mehra, Divij Sinha, Amruth Kiran, Teja Malladi

Deficits in Decent Work: Employer Perspectives and Practices on the Quality of Employment in Domestic Work in Urban India

Gautam Bhan, Divya Ravindranath, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Rashee Mehra, Divij Sinha, Amruth Kiran, Teja Malladi

Reproducing a Household: Recognising and Assessing Paid and Unpaid Domestic Work in Urban India

Gautam Bhan, Divya Ravindranath, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Rashee Mehra, Divij Sinha, Amruth Kiran, Teja Malladi

Findings from Innovate4Cities 2021 and Update to the Global Research and Action Agenda

Brenna Walsh, Julie Greenwalt, Cathy Oke, Paris Hadfield, Ariana Dickey, Marlies Craig, Michelle North, Nina Hunter, Andrew Okem, Steven Bland, Jorn Verbeeck, Bernhard Barth, Andy Deacon, Hedda Roberts, Jasdeep Randhawa, Sai Joshi, Diana Carrillo Silva, Margot Lootens, Meredith Adler, Aromar Revi et al.

Cities at the Intersection: Climate, Culture, and Migration

Florita Gunasekara, Maitreyi Koduganti Venkata, Chandni Singh

What the Latest Science on Climate Change Mitigation means for Cities and Urban Areas

Mustafa Babiker, Amir Bazaz, Paolo Bertoldi, Felix Creutzig, Heleen De Coninck, Kiane De Kleijne, Shobhakar Dhakal, Stuti Haldar, Kejun Jiang, Şiir Kılkış, Ian Klaus, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Shuaib Lwasa, Leila Niamir, Minal Pathak, Joana Portugal Pereira, Aromar Revi, Joyashree Roy, Karen Seto, Chandni Singh, Shreya Some, Linda Steg, Diana Ürge-Vorsatz

What the Latest Science on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Means for Cities and Urban Areas

Ibidun Adelekan, Anton Cartwright, Winston Chow, Sarah Colenbrander, Richard Dawson, Matthias Garschagen, Marjolijn Haasnoot, Masahiro Hashizume, Ian Klaus, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Maria Fernanda Lemos, Debbie Ley, Timon McPhearson, Mark Pelling, Hans-Otto Pörtner, Aromar Revi, Liliana Miranda Sara, Nicholas P. Simpson, Chandni Singh, William Solecki, Adelle Thomas, Christopher Trisos

What the Latest Physical Science of Climate Change Means for Cities and Urban Areas

Laura Gallardo, Rafiq Hamdi, A.K.M. Saiful Islam, Ian Klaus, Zbigniew Klimont, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Izidine Pinto, Friederike Otto, Krishnan Raghavan, Aromar Revi, Anna A. Sörensson, Sophie Szopa 

Lessons for Social Protection from the COVID-19 Lockdowns Report 2 of 2: Non-State Actors

Gautam Bhan, Pooja DSouza, Harshal Gajjar, Neha Margosa, Rashee Mehra, Krishna Priya, Chimmiri Sai Rashmi

GAR 2022: Our World at Risk: Transforming Governance for a Resilient Future

Mami Mizutori, Kelvin Berryman, Melody Brown Burkins, Wadid Erian, Paolo Garonna, Molly Jahn, Aromar Revi  et. al.

Climate Change 2022: Decision Making Options for Managing Risk

Mark New, Diana Reckien, David Viner, Carolina Adler, So-Min Cheong, Cecilia Conde, Andrew Constable, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Annamaria Lammel, Reinhard Mechler, Ben Orlove, William Solecki, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Sukaina Bharwani, Robbert Biesbroek, Laurens Bouwer, Lily Burge, Massimo Cattino, Chandni Singh ... Leah Jones et. al.

Climate Change 2022: Climate Resilient Development Pathways

E. Lisa F. Schipper, Aromar Revi, Edward. R. Carr, Siri H. Eriksen, Luis R. Fernández-Carril, Bruce Glavovic, Nathalie J.M. Hilmi, Debora Ley, Rupa Mukerji, M. Silvia Muylaert de Araujo, Rosa Perez, Steven K. Rose, Pramod K. Singh, Paulina Aldunce, Aditya Bahadur, Natália Barbosa de Carvalho, Ritwika Basu, Zoha Shawoo … Yu Mo et. al.

Climate Change 2022: Key Risks Across Sectors and Regions

Brian O'Neill, Maarten van Aalst, Zelina Zaiton Ibrahim, Lea Berrang Ford, Suruchi Bhadwal, Halvard Buhaug, Delavane Diaz, Katja Frieler, Matthias Garschagen, Alexandre Magnan, Guy Midgley, Alisher Mirzabaev, Adelle Thomas, Rachel Warren, Sharina Abdul Halim, Idowu Ajibade, Philip Antwi-Agyei, Richard Betts, Chandni Singh … Rhosanna Jenkins et. al.

Technical Summary: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Hans Pörtner, Debra Cynthia Roberts, Helen Adams, Ibidun Adelekan, Carolina Adler, Rita Adrian, Paulina Aldunce, Elham Ali, Rawshan Ara Begum, Birgit Bednar-Friedl, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Robbert Biesbroek, Joern Birkmann, Kathryn Bowen, Martina Angela Caretta, Jofre Carnicer, Edwin Castellanos, Aromar Revi, Chandni Singh...Taha Zatari

Climate Change 2022: Asia

Rajib Shaw, Yong Luo,  Tae Sung Cheong, Sharina Abdul Halim, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Masahiro Hashizume, Gregory E. Insarov, Yoichi Ishikawa, Mostafa Jafari, Akio Kitoh, Juan Pulhin, Chandni Singh, Kripa Vasant, Zhibin Zhang, Rawshan Ara Begum, Xi Chen, Rajarshi Dasgupta, Garima Jain, Mythili Madhavan … Yan Yang et. al.

Summary for Policymakers: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Hans-O. Portner,  Debra C. Roberts, Helen Adams, Carolina Adler, Paulina Aldunce, Elham Ali, Rawshan Ara Begum, Richard Betts, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Robbert Biesbroek, Joern Birkmann, Kathryn Bowen, Edwin Castellanos, Gueladio Cissé, Andrew Constable, Wolfgang Cramer, David Dodman, Aromar Revi, Chandni Singh …  Nicola Stevens et. al.

Quality Assurance Support for Implementation of Fecal Sludge Treatment Plants in Tamil Nadu

Sasikumar Eswaramurthy, Dhanik Narayan, Renukaradhya, Somya Sethuraman, Jega Loyal

Process Documentation for Establishing Muzhu Sugadharam Information System

Reeba Devaraj, Gayathri Sarangan, Srinithi Sudhakar Moopanar, M. Ganesh, S. Yohananthan

शिक्षा, आजीविका और स्वास्थ्य पर कोविड-19 का असर

Poonam Batra, Amir Bazaz, Anisha Shanmugam, Nihal Ranjit, Harpreet Kaur, Ruchira Das

Indian Municipal Finance 2022

Aromar Revi, Madhumitha Srinivasan, Amir Bazaz, Manish Dubey, Midhat Fatima Safdar

Summary for Policymakers: Climate Change and Land

Almut Arneth, Humberto Barbosa, Tim G. Benton, Katherine Calvin, Eduardo Calvo, Sarah Connors, Annette Cowie, Edouard Davin, Fatima Denton, Renée van Diemen, Fatima Driouech, Aziz Elbehri, Jason Evans, Marion Ferrat, Jordan Harold, Eamon Haughey, Mario Herrero, Joanna House, Jagdish Krishnaswamy ... Zinta Zommers

Risk Management and Decision Making in Relation to Sustainable Development

Margot Hurlbert, Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Edouard Davin, Francis X. Johnson, Carlos Fernando Mena, John Morton, Soojeong Myeong, David Viner, Koko Warner, Anita Wreford, Sumaya Zakieldeen, Zinta Zommers, Rob Bailis, Brigitte Baptiste, Kerry Bowman, Edward Byers, Katherine Calvin, Rocio Diaz-Chavez, Jason Evans ... Alan Warner

Home as Workplace: A Spatial Reading of Work-Homes

Nidhi Sohane, Ruchika Lall, Ashwatha Chandran, Rasha Hasan Lala, Namrata Kapoor, Harshal Deepak Gajjar

Voices After Disaster

Roger Few, Mythili Madhavan, N.C. Narayanan, Kaniska Singh, Hazel Marsh, Nihal Ranjit, Chandni Singh

Reporting in a Warming World: A Media Review

Kaavya Pradeep Kumar

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Education, Livelihoods and Health

Poonam Batra, Amir Bazaz, Anisha Shanmugam, Nihal Ranjit, Harpreet Kaur, Ruchira Das

Needs Assessment Study of Occupational and Health Hazards Faced by Desludging Workers in a City in India

Mamta Gautam, Kavita Wankhade, Mamta Mantri, Vishnupriya Narayan, Naveen G., Upender Verma, R. Selvam , Srinithi Sudhakar, Gayathri Sarangan

Gender and Social Inclusion Across the Sanitation Chain in Tamil Nadu – Assessment and Strategy

Ranjani Krishnamurthy, Gayathri Sarangan, Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Rajesh Ramamoorthy, Reeba Devaraj, Blessy Oviya, Nandini Nataraj

State Investment Plan for FSM

Gayathri Ramesh, Rajiv Raman, Navamani Ramasamy, Srinithi Sudhakar, Mahima Vijendra, Anneka Majhi

Support for Landscaping and Aesthetic Uplift for FSTPs in Tamil Nadu

Abhilaasha Nagarajan, Sasikumar Eswaramurthy

Systems and Procedures for Urban Sanitation in Tamil Nadu

Mahima Vijendra, Srinithi Sudhakar

Representing Disasters and Long-term Recovery – Insights from Tamil Nadu

Chandni Singh, Mark Tebboth, Jasmitha Arvind, Yashodara Udupa

IIHS COVID-19 Response Plan IIHS Edition 2, 2021-2022

Dwaipayan Banerjee, Capt K Pooja Vasanth (Retd.)

Impacts of 1.5°C of Global Warming on Natural and Human Systems

Marco Bindi, Sally Brown, Ines Camilloni, Arona Diedhiou, Riyanti Djalante, Kristie L. Ebi, Francois Engelbrecht, Joel Guiot, Yasuaki Hijioka, Shagun Mehrotra, Antony Payne, Sonia I. Seneviratne, Adelle Thomas, Rachel Warren, Chandni Singh et al.‬

Lessons for Social Protection from the COVID-19 Lockdowns Report 1 of 2: State Relief

Gautam Bhan, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Neha Margosa, Kinjal Sampat, Nidhi Sohane

Impact of Covid-19 and Lockdowns on the Domestic Workers : First Report

Antara Rai Chowdhury, Gautam Bhan, Kinjal Sampat

Summary for Policymakers : Global Warming of 1.5°C

Myles R. Allen, Mustafa Babiker, Yang Chen, Heleen de Coninck, Sarah Connors, Renée van Diemen, Opha Pauline Dube, Kristie L. Ebi, Francois Engelbrecht, Marion Ferrat, James Ford, Piers Forster, Sabine Fuss, Tania Guillén Bolaños, Jordan Harold, Aromar Revi, Chandni Singh, Linda Steg et al.

Technical Summary : Global Warming of 1.5°C

Myles R. Allen, Heleen de Coninck, Opha Pauline Dube, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Daniela Jacob, Kejun Jiang, Aromar Revi, Joeri Rogelj, Joyashree Roy, Drew Shindell, William Solecki, Michael Taylor, Petra Tschakert, Henri Waisman, Amir Bazaz, Lini Wollenberg et al.‬

The Potential of Urbanisation to Accelerate Post-COVID Economic Recovery: Report to the XV Finance Commission

Aromar Revi, Mainak Ray, Neha Sami, Shriya Anand, Sudeshna Mitra, Teja Malladi

City Survey in Maharashtra using Drone Technology

Mukesh Yadav, Deepika Jha, Ruby Moun