Subhendra Nath Sanyal
A safety net for the poorest and most vulnerable populations.
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Achieving the goal of the Paris Agreement will require a major shift away from the fossil fuel-based economies of today to a more sustainable and green economy. Such a transition, needless to say, will be enormously expensive. The main source of financing will be public funds, essentially raised through taxation by the government. It is here that an ongoing reform effort at the United Nations must be brought into the picture -- the campaign for an intergovernmental tax committee.
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PARIS -- Four days into the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris, India has come under pressure to rein in its CO2 emissions especially from coal, which, the country needs to meet its energy requir...
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WASHINGTON — India has pledged to cut the intensity of its carbon emissions by 33-35 per cent and boost the renewable energy capacity to 40 per cent by 2030 in the target submitted to the United Natio...
The recently concluded UN climate change conference in the Peruvian capital Lima eventually ended up mimicking its previous versions in style and content with little to achieve on the ground.