Impacts of Climate Change on Vineyards

Viticulture is famously sensitive to climate and changes in wine production have been used as a proxy to elucidate past climate change. I was interviewed on Canal+ D8 le JT in Paris on the study published by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that existing vineyards in south of France are likely ...

We can lose battles but not lessons

  Paris-based Rajendra Shende has been leading the global battle to protect the ozone layer as director in the United Nations Environment Programme. He was Coordinating Lead Author of IPCC-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 with Al Gore. The top notch Indian in UNEP has won several awards ...

Interview with Sydney

The depletion of the Ozone Layer is not uniform around the global skies. Very high depletion of the Ozone concentration is termed as ‘hole’ in the layer. For more than 20 years, a hole as big as USA and as deep as Mount Everest opened over Antarctica every Southern Spring (Northern winter) .The population around and near the Antarctica like that in Australia and Chile has been put at risk.

Interview on the OzonAction

Actually we have been always encouraged by the Executive Committee to focus on the non-investment activities and capacity building activities. We have ever growing programme year after year. Meeting of the Parties always appreciated our efforts. No other IA gets mention of UNEP DTIE as much as we get in terms of appreciation and in terms of doing more.

en English