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.
A century back, on 9th January, Mahatma Gandhi made his determined journey to India with a singular goal to ‘Make in India’.
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.
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.
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.
“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
26th June 2014, Versaille, Solar City: Just 20 KMs West of Paris stands a huge icon of French grandeur- a Palace of Versaille.
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
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.
I was there in audience in New York when UN Secretary General gave this speech. Will be useful to