Monthly Archives: January 2020

Henry Kissinger of the Middle East, with a difference.

By Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, former Director UNEP, and IIT Alumni This article appeared in https://mediaindia.eu/politics/sultan-qaboos-bin-said-henry-kissinger-of-middle-east-with-a-difference/ I strongly feel that the United Nations owes him more than just half-mast. My experience with Oman and visits during my UN days revealed Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s new world of quiet diplomacy, a monarchy committed to the people ...

TOTAL has to start disinvesting in fossil fuels.

Enhancing Energy efficiency and reducing energy intensity are one of the first steps to meet the Paris Climate Agreement targets. Efficiency improvements come from human behavior change and machine-behavior change. The modern technologies like machine-learning could be of immense help which can point out the areas for improving efficiency and also predict the deterioration of ...

Warm and Cold We Share Globally Together – Briefing from Operation Earth China

– Briefing of Operation Earth Attend the 25th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Beijing On Jan. 12, 2020, the “Sharing meeting of the 25th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change” organized by Operation Earth, China’s first international field research volunteer ...

The Day of the People, Say by the People, Way for the People. Happy Republic Day 2020

We the people….these are the words on which ‘Republic’ is founded and our Constitution is written on. The supreme power in India is held by the people. They make choice as to who would manage their future. That’s how the members of the parliament get elected. Unfortunately, the people transfer their supreme power to elected representatives, who intern think ...

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