ACTION FOR NORTHEAST TRUST
In recent decades, this Sundarbans island has lost 30sq km of land.
A combination of ethnic conflict and climate change has pushed thousands of distressed families in western Assam towards a precarious existence. By Sreeparna Chattopadhyay*, Chirang, Assam When the A...
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Svante Arrhenius, a Nobel laureate in Chemistry, was, as far back as 1896, an early proponent of the earth's warming with increasing carbon emissions. While his study was related to explaining ice age...
And it all starts with education.
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Pranay Lal’s book takes us to Indian sites that show how the world was created.
We need to find our own path to solutions.
These are heady days for the Indian education system, with new governmental and private investments pouring into building new institutions for education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathema...
"Gandhiji believed in a world worthy of our children."
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PARIS -- Even as the first week of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris concludes with most contentious issues unresolved, debuting on the laundry list of differences between developed and deve...
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In three days, the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will kick off in Paris. Six years after they failed to "seal the deal" at the talks in Copenhagen, negotiators and world leaders are expected...
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NEW DELHI -- On his foreign visits over the past year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged terrorism and climate change as the gravest problems in the world. And in the run up to the climate chan...
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Earlier this month, India announced its pledge for action on climate change beyond 2020, ahead of the United Nations summit on climate change negotiations this December in Paris. Laudable though it is, India's pledge, called an INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution), is also very ambitious and achieving it is going to require mobilising a lot more financing, at more attractive terms. There are several avenues the government could explore for a more cost-effective and realistic pathway to the INDC.
NEW DELHI -- India will be a day late in revealing its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, so that it can time the announcement with Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on October 2. Almost 200 co...