Ovenfresh September, 2015

Emerging ripples in the environmental think-tank.

Developing Countries’ Negotiator in Vatican

Sep 24, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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

COP21 and Agenda21: Communities will dominate 21st Century

Sep 20, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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The Volcan and Théâtre de l’Hôtel de Ville of Le Havre in France  welcomed record 7000 attendees, more than 300 business leaders, NGO representatives, thinkers and change-makers from all over the world,

Bottom Acts while Top Keeps Debating: Climate Awards

Sep 16, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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When Shanti Tekam, a woman from a remote MP village, walked on to the stage on 13 September  night to receive 2015 Earth Care Award ( ECA) on behalf of her community, for saving forest of her neighbourhood, she represented  disruptive innovations  for Global Climate conundrum.

Ocean Fish Population reduced by half since 1970. Luxury sea-food by 75%.

Sep 15, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have nearly halved since 1970 due to human activity and climate change, a report says. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.com Over-fishing , over-eating, climate change, acidification of sea water and rich people’s greed for luxury food like sea cucumber are the reasons. Poor people’s  need and Rich

Farming the Energy-Harvesting the Electricity

Sep 15, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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

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

Sep 12, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Get ready for ‘sustainable negotiations’! We are not yet there. After 23 years and 20 COPs,UNFCCC says 21st COP will  not decide the transformation. 

Changing the History by Changing the Geography.

Sep 10, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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