Ovenfresh August, 2017

Emerging ripples in the environmental think-tank.

MDGs lesson:They did not reach universities.This project takes SDGs exactly there. Where young minds are moulded to implement them.

Aug 17, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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The first ever global movement for ‘inclusive development’ in the history of human civilization was launched by United Nations at the dawn of 21st century when, in year 2000, its General Assembly consisting of all of 196 countries UN adopted eight Millennium Development Goals MDGs) .

Breaking-away of the Iceberg, but Trump cannot break-away. He is locked-up. At least till his term ends.

Aug 15, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2017. Trump threatened today to cancel his Jan. 31 meeting at the White House with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto if Mexico rules out reimbursing the U.S. for construction of a border wall. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
The world today is ‘locked’ in more sense than one.

Will China lead solar revolution and India be contended just with virtual-win at Doklam? Candid Interview

Aug 10, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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As the USA gets cold on global warming, a new contender has emerged to lead the action on climate change.Could China, another of the world’s top CO2 emitters, vision the opportunity?

New paradigms from UN Secretary-General : ‘fair-globalisation’ and ‘going-beyond’ Paris climate agreement. But is UN ready?

Aug 05, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General in his speech in July 2017 says UN is not ready for bending global mega-trends of inequality and ecological degradation .

Earth Overshoot Day -We already consumed this year’s budget. Next? Borrow from Future. Rob NextGen.

Aug 02, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Everything we consume for the rest of the year is stolen from the future. Earth Overshoot Day has to be taken seriously!! We are living on borrowed resources from future generation.

Record Breaking 66 Million trees planted in 12 hours. We contributed. With positive hope of their survival.

Aug 02, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Monsoon in India brings in not only rains but also flood of enthusiasm among students and the adults to plant trees.  Now there is more realisation that , this enthusiasm needs to be supplemented by ensuring their growth. Newsle terre vol-8-issue-august-2017 from TERRE Policy Centre