RAJ’S BLOG

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Middle Class Budget that tracks Middle Path Canada needs ambitious path on Climate Change

I am a great fan for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for he represents new and young Canada. His offbeat approach leaves behind archaic diplomacy of 20th century and adopts ‘disruptive diplomacy’ for minorities, migration and middle class. His government’s budget of 2019, presented by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on March 19, 2019 is called ‘Investment ...