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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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(E)mission (Im)Possible…With(out) UN Platform.

18 November 2013- Super-typhoon Haiyan, after devastating the city in Central Philippines, entered northern Vietnam. At the same time negotiators and country delegates entered Warsaw in Central Poland for nineteenth   annual global meeting of United Nations on Climate Change-in UN jargon the meeting is called Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Framework on Climate Change […]

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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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Financial Crisis and United Nations

The world leaders know that UN is the only show in the town, only multilateral platform to address t

PROJECTS

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Transformation in Action-Parivartan Sustainable Leadership Awards

‘ Leading by examples is the most and probably the only effective path towards sustainable develop

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,