A Climate Conscious Diwali: Solar electricity system installed in the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school (Kakrana) – Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Banerjee, Sunday, October 30, 2016 A Climate Conscious Diwali | To read the full post and view more images, click here >>

The festival of lights is here to ward off darkness of all kinds but these days the kind of light being used has assumed importance in the light of the danger of climate change looming darkly over our future. Generally the light used to celebrate Diwali is increasingly from LEDs powered by electricity produced mostly from coal fired power plants and these are very dark demons indeed from the point of view of climate change. This whole month of October has been an extremely satisfying one in this respect as we have installed a decentralised solar electricity system  in the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school in Kakrana and another along with a solar hot water system in our office in Indore. […]

Source: Anaarkali – The saga of Bhil Adivasi Indigenous People: A Climate Conscious Diwali
Address: http://anar-kali.blogspot.nl/2016/10/a-climate-conscious-diwali.html
Date Visited: Tue Nov 01 2016 18:56:21 GMT+0100 (CET)

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The NGO Dhas Gramin Vikas Kendra has been set up to access funds for providing financial support to the development efforts of the Bhil adivasis – http://dhasgraminvikaskendra.com/

Source: Anaarkali – The saga of Bhil Adivasi Indigenous People: A Climate Conscious Diwali
Address: http://anar-kali.blogspot.nl/2016/10/a-climate-conscious-diwali.html
Date Visited: Tue Nov 01 2016 18:58:05 GMT+0100 (CET)

Tip: Watch the video “Regreening the barren” by the Dhas Gramin Vikas Kenra (Indore)

The Bhils of Alirajpur have fought successfully over the past quarter of a century to gain rights over forests and land through their organisation Khedut Mazdoor Chetna Sangath and have collaborated with each other to conserve these resources. They have thus not only enhanced the sustainability of their own livelihoods but have also contributed to the mitigation of climate change

Source: The Green Struggles of the Bhils of Alirajpur – YouTube
Address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN1_oc80sHE
Date Visited: Tue Nov 01 2016 19:08:05 GMT+0100 (CET)

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