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Reversing Urban Migration: Indo-French Initiative possible?

  One year after PM Modi was born, in 1951, a young French Parliamentarian in his 40s, Mr Emile Aubert came up with ‘out-of-box’ concept of rural lodging for the tourism purposes.

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Is any one there to rescue us? We are trapped .

Is anyone there to rescue us? And more importantly, is there some one to guide us on how not to get trapped again?Aboard a flight from Seychelles to Dubai, I looked down as the plane was descending.

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Coughing with Scary Mandate : New Delhi’s Air Pollution

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’

The inconvenient truth is not that global warming is undeniably unequivocal but that we are unable to address it with the required urgency.

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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

     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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Modi’fied way to address Climate Change

  11 March 2015. Place was Victoria, capital of 115 island country-Seychelles-in Indian Ocean.


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Soiling the mind? No, it is like cleaning the vision.

This interview will clean your mind about the soil that feeds the world. Read what Soil Experts say


Earth Day 2015
Earth Day-Giving Back to Mother

 Most of the international days are first declared in United Nations General Assembly. Earth Day of


BKK Side event
Three decades of Stratospheric Odyssey

Speech by Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre at Workshop in side event in Bangkok My long


From five star Hotel to Dusty Villages in India

TERRE launches water-awareness marches in dusty villages to reach the message of UNESCO ‘Water