June 17, 2015 - Vatican City, Vatican - Pope Francis during his weekly general audience Wednesday in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican on June 17, 2015  (Credit Image: � Silvia Lore/NurPhoto/ZUMA Wire)

Developing Countries’ Negotiator in Vatican

Pope Francis has emerged as the most effective negotiator for the developing countries.

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‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and Climate Change

The title of Film “Ocean’s Eleven” has already entered into modern dictionaries. Impact of  Climate on Oceans is “Ocean’s eleven” !  

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Dr. Kalam

A man whose dreams will not let us sleep

Yes, he was India’s ‘missile-man’ but more than that he was ‘man of masses’

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Climate negotiators need to perform Yoga

I dream of a scenario where negotiators and UNFCCC staff perform collective yoga for thirty minutes at the  conference venue. First item on agenda every day.

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Beyond Borders:Modi-Xi & Hsüan-tsang

When I visited Xi’an , in the Central China , when I was in United Nations,  I visited the statue of  Hsüan-tsang. 

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Reversing Migration:Indo-French Initiative possible?

One year after PM Modi was born, in 1951, a young French Parliamentarian in his 40s,

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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

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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Farming the Energy-Harvesting the Electricity

 ‘Out-of-Fossil-Box’ solutions to India’s development imperatives. My article in


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20 COPs in 23 years: We are now told that one more COP will not transform the world .

Get ready for ‘sustainable negotiations’! We are not yet there. After 23 years and 20 CO


Bottom Acts while Top Keeps Debating: Climate Awards

When Shanti Tekam, a woman from a remote MP village, walked on to the stage on 13 September  night


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COP21 and Agenda21: Communities will dominate 21st Century

The Volcan and Théâtre de l’Hôtel de Ville of Le Havre in France  welcomed record 7000 attend


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Changing the History by Changing the Geography.

 He picked the spade and shovel thirty-five years back and started digging and building ‘johads