Posts Tagged ‘Montreal Protocol’

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Raise a Toast! Trump Is Willing to Fund This Climate Treaty

Dec 10, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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George Bernard Shaw, polemicist once said that ‘England and America are the two countries separated by the same language’. When the UN conference on the Montreal Protocol on the substances that deplete the ozone layer ended in Montreal

Montreal Protocol will be Remembered by the Results it Delivered.

Nov 20, 2017 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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 “We are aware that the greatest legacy we leave our children and grandchildren is the earth, not only as a place we live, but also as a livable place.”, Honorable Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada. Honorable Brian Mulroney, former Prime Minister of Canada gave gripping  and impelling speech at the Meeting of the Parties

Montreal Protocol acts as a Surrogate Mother to Deliver Climate Baby

Oct 12, 2016 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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The 196 countries have  leveraged the successful Montreal Protocol’s form and function to make it a surrogate-mother to deliver not only name-changing but also a game-changing operation for betterment of the planet.

Success, tangible and unintended results-Montreal Protocol

Jan 06, 2015 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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“By 2030, the Protocol may be preventing 2 million cases of skin cancer each year. It will have prevented significant loss of food crops which in turn would have compounded future severe food security challenges” Achim Steiner, USG and ED of UNEP. Speech: Distinguished delegates, Dear colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you today

Future They Do Not Want. UNEP’s success at UNESCO’s celebrations. The real Road Show

Nov 25, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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One of the swan-song-projects that I undertook when I was leading the global capacity building activities in United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Paris was rather out-of-box.

Why did we land in this problem?

Nov 22, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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This  year  is 325th anniversary of the French revolution that changed the world, and India hopes to see in Paris next year in 2015, yet another revolution on climate change to reset the world clock towards climate resilient society.

After 30 years of protecting the ozone layer, some reasons to be cheerful

Sep 15, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

It sometimes feels as if environmental news is never good news, but that certainly isn’t true when it comes to the ozone layer. The UN has announced that the ozone layer is showing “signs of recovery… Source: theconversation.com During  1985 to 1987 the world leaders had difficult negotiations to save the Ozone Layer. But when the

Resolution Made When Millennium Dawned:

Dec 28, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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  Where it stands and what next? The world leaders in year 2000, which heralded new millennium, made historic resolution like never before.

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

The Shangri-La-Man’s Mission Impossible!

Jul 21, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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  Ozone Protector from Bhutan Gets elected to the parliament.  Talking to Ritu Raj Chhetri in Thimpu, capital of Bhutan, over telephone from Amsterdam in the Netherlands was like talking to some one who is much nearer to Stratospheric Ozone Layer from the place which is vertically farthest from it. Thimpu is third highest capital-city in