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The rapid urbanisation has been accompanied by an alarming rate of environmental degradation and a growing scarcity of natural resources, says Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

UN laws on watercourses can serve as reference for an Indo-China agreement on sharing Himalayan waters, say Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow, Water Resources division, TERI and Dr M P Ram Mohan, Associate Professor, TERI University.

Creating opportunities for increasing demand for cycles and providing cycling infrastructure in the cities are the need of the hour, says Ms Akshima T Ghate, Fellow, Sustainable Habitat division.

Some of the key levers that can motivate low cost climate resilient housing are appropriate policies for banks, policies by government to allocate land and effective implementation of National Building Code, say Ms Mili Majumdar, Director and Ms Minni Sastry, Programme Manager (Southern Region), Sustainable Habitat division.