John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation

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The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has been active in India since 1990 and maintained an office in New Delhi since 1994. Since 2015, the foundation has been supporting India’s growing national, regional, and global leadership on climate change as part of its Climate Solutions programme. The foundation also recently contributed towards the country’s equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


a woman with a solar-powered sewing machine--decentralised renewable energy

মে 30, 2024
How decentralised renewable energy impacts incomes and climate
The energy transition should do more than secure livelihoods; it should help them grow. Here’s how decentralised renewable energy (DRE) can help achieve this.
riverbank at salmore_L&D fund

মে 14, 2024
IDR Explains: The Loss and Damage Fund
In five questions, learn about this new climate financial mechanism, understand how it originated, what critics have to say about it, and what India stands to gain from it.
dumping ground on the banks of deepor beel_waste to energy

মার্চ 27, 2024
Waste to energy: Smokescreen or solution?
Waste to energy plants in India are polluting, costly, and hazardous. So why are they still being built?
two women looking at a solar panel-renewable energy

ফেব্রুয়ারি 1, 2024
Are DRE technologies the future of rural livelihoods?
Decentralised renewable energy (DRE) technologies can support the growth of small businesses and microenterprises in rural India. Here’s how grassroots nonprofits can help.
blacksmith standing in his workshop_heat stress

জানুয়ারি 25, 2024
Rising temperature, falling income: Heat stress in the informal sector
To strengthen climate resilience of low-income communities, adaptation plans must address how heat impacts their lives and livelihoods.
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