Monthly Archives: August 2019

Carbon Neutral University Campus .

Time to Start Decarbonisation  We are heading for the sixth extinction of life on the earth. 5th extinction was 65 million years back when dinosaurs and life on the earth vanished when a meteorite struck our planet . The reason? If the temperature rise is to be limited to 2 deg C then unprecedented and far reaching ...

Why One and Half a Degree is so important?

The difference between day and night temperatures could be more than 20 deg C. So what is so ‘special’ about the Special Report by Intergovernmental Panel on Global Warming of 1.5 °C (SR15)? Rajendra Shende explains the extraordinary alarm raised by the report for the humanity. The report also tells categorically what actions are needed ...

Invisible but Invincible Link

Biodiversity , Climate Change and Economic Development  One million species of plants and animals face extinction. This is ominous.  Biodiversity crisis requires transformative change across economic, social and technological factors and that it is not too late to make a difference. Read : former IPBES Chair Sir Robert Watson.