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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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American Anti-Climax

My hybrid car, Toyota Prius, for last seven years is emitting nearly 50% less CO2 than average non-hybrid car.

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Resolution Made When Millennium Dawned:

  Where it stands and what next? The world leaders in year 2000, which heralded new millennium, made historic resolution like never before.

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ARTICLES

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EU-India : Spice route and Solar Route

 Europeans waded through seas to set up the spice-route to India. Did they miss Solar Route?  Stil

INTERVIEWS

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Achim Steiner on Post-2015 scenario

  Achim Steiner, UN USG and ED of UNEP speaks candidly on post-2015 agenda for Sustainable Developm

PROJECTS

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With India’s Federal Minister Suresh Prabhu, giving awards for Sustainable Leadership

21 Industry Leaders including ITC, HPCL, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Schneider Electric and ITC Windsor f

SPEECHES

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Why did we land in this problem?

This  year  is 325th anniversary of the French revolution that changed the world, and India hopes

NEWS & EVENTS

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Two Years of Giving back -NewsLeTERRE

Two years of NewsLeTERRE. Two years of adding meaning sustainable living. Two years of giving back,