Posts Tagged ‘climate crisis’

Emerging ripples in the environmental think-tank.

Financial Crisis and United Nations

Nov 05, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

UN flag
The world leaders know that UN is the only show in the town, only multilateral platform to address the global and regional concerns. UN is indispensible when it comes to handling multitude of crisis that are interlinked. Interview given by Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre to a newspaper in India, 2014.

United Nations Pipe-Dreams -Climate Change and Biodiversity

Oct 15, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

UNSG Climate Summit
  Is a Global Climate Treaty Only a Pipe Dream? UN Secretary General wakes up the global leaders

We recognize our role in creating this problem; We embrace our responsibility to combat it.

Sep 23, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Obama speech at UNSG CCsummit sept 2014
President Obama speech at U.N. Climate Change Summit United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 23 Sept 2014

Energy Enigma-A Trilemma

Jul 01, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Pan IIT Toronto 2
  The Indian Institutes of Technology Alumni Canada (IITAC), in collaboration with PanIIT-USA, hosted  the PanIIT 2014 International Conference in Toronto, from June 6 to 8, 2014.

The New York Times: Invites My Opinion on IPCC Fifth Assessment

Apr 21, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

  It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change, it has been said of the theory of natural selection. We should mimic  color chugging reptiles

Power Speech of President Obama that Changed the Climate of 2013: Can he walk the talk?

Jan 06, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Al Gore, Nobel Laureate stated that President Obama’s speech on June 25 2013 at  Georgetown University, Washington, the best ‘by any president ever’. But does it provide leadership for the world? Not until he walks the talk. Here is that Monumental speech. 

(E)mission (Im)Possible…With(out) UN Platform.

Nov 18, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

COP19 climate change conference in Warsaw, Poland
18 November 2013- Super-typhoon Haiyan, after devastating the city in Central Philippines, entered northern Vietnam. At the same time negotiators and country delegates entered Warsaw in Central Poland for nineteenth   annual global meeting of United Nations on Climate Change-in UN jargon the meeting is called Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Framework on Climate Change

Game Changer Gas, Naturally

Oct 11, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

This is definitely poetic, for want of better narrative. Finally, Mother-Earth has come to rescue the humanity from the climate-cliff.

The day IPCC delivers report-TERRE delivers a message

Sep 26, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

ozone layer special issue
On the day IPCC delivers Fifth Assessment Report on Science of Climate change in Stockholm, TERRE Policy Centre is pleased to deliver special issue of its NewLeTERRE on the subject where the Scientific Assessment of Ozone layer that started generation back made the world take successful action. Ozone Day-2013 Special newsLeTERRE from TERRE Policy Centre

India Reclaiming Global Leadership on Climate Change

Sep 23, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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A miniscule spot of light that I see at the end of two decades-long tunnel of climate negotiations. Amidst the crisis filled dark world –Syria, Finance, Terror, Quantitative Easing, loss of biodiversity, water, food , fossil fuels and so on