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Coughing with Scary Mandate : New Delhi’s Air Pollution

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The day Arvind Kejriwal led  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, which means Common Man’s Party) won unprecedented mandate in Delhi’s assembly election, 6500 kms away in City Council in Paris, France was busy in approving  the measures to fight air pollution.

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Make in India Make it Green

   A century back, on 9th January, Mahatma Gandhi made his determined journey to India with a singular goal to ‘Make in India’.

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Unique opportunity for ‘Good Climate Governance’

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The inconvenient truth is not that global warming is undeniably unequivocal but that we are unable to address it with the required urgency. And the convenient truth is not that India is entering a demographic dividend period and has a demagogue prime minister, but that India is yet to draw a road map to leverage these rewards and gains to deal with the climate change.

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Future They Do Not Want. UNEP’s success at UNESCO’s celebrations. The real Road Show

One of the swan-song-projects that I undertook when I was leading the global capacity building activities in United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Paris was rather out-of-box.

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Modi’s Melody at Madison and Wisdom at White House

pm-modi-at-madison-square1-1024x786 Super-efficient appliances can also contribute to ‘clean India’ movement. When I came out of United Nations General Assembly Hall on 23rd September…..

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Paris Protocol? Or Do We need People Protocol?

In 1997, I was in cultural capital of Japan-City of Kyoto.Kyoto is also known as an university city. But it has no real linkages with industries or the problem of the climate change.

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Black Snow On White Everest -Climate Apartheid ?

  “A few more whacks of the ice axe in the firm snow, and we stood on top”, stated Sir Edmund Hillary about his final climb

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‘Team Shunya’ is Building Our Future in Paris

26th June 2014, Versaille, Solar City: Just 20 KMs West of Paris  stands a huge icon of French grandeur- a Palace of Versaille.

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May Revolution in South Asia: Yet another Swearing-In needed for Environmental Governance.

May 26, 2014 could well be the new beginning in the history of the relation between India and its South Asian neighbors. Frenzied media across the South Asian continent had never expected

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Impacts, Vulnerability and Risks

Snooze? Hibernate? Migrate? Hide like an Ostrich or simply sit like a Duck?

It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change, it has been said of the theory of Natural Selection.

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ARTICLES

Perils of flouting the past
Perils of flouting the past

I was invited to write in English and French journal about India’s environmental challenges th

INTERVIEWS

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India Is Not China-Peaking Emissions

I was interviewed by French Journalist when President Obama Visited New Delhi. Many expected that In

PROJECTS

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An uncomfortable relationship-divorce or reconciliation?

Switching-on lights in your room would affect the life of tribal-women far away. Export of sugar is

SPEECHES

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Floods of promises: Climate summit of UN SG at NY

 I was there in audience in New York when UN Secretary General gave this speech. Will be useful to

NEWS & EVENTS

March issue NL
Sustainable development with young innovators and fresh minds

The world took 150 years to realize that the invention of incandescent bulbs is the most inefficient