Posts Tagged ‘Ozone and Climate’

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U.S. Moves to Reduce Global Warming Emissions

Sep 17, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

The Obama administration is moving to cut emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Source: www.nytimes.com The logic of alternatives and replacements is not only discarding old and used items but also get rid of even new but dangerous and inefficient substances.  See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh

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

Dr. Newman of NASA interviewed by Rajendra Shende, TERRE on Status of Ozone Layer

Sep 10, 2014 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Dr. Paul Newman, Chief Scientist for Atmospheric Sciences Earth Sciences Division of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, USA answered in cyber space key questions of Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE.

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.

Forgotten Opportunity to Reduce Global warming

Dec 05, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre was in the Steering Committee of the project of preparing a report which analyses the sources of N2O, its quantities, future projections and ways to reduce its emissions, its cost and benefits. 

No Nonsense,cannot be torn and thrown out!

Nov 05, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Throwing out of window
On Sept. 27, when India’s Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was in futuristic negotiations in Washington DC with President Obama, something unusual occurred in New Delhi.

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

Margaret Thatcher and Barack Obama- Lessons in Chemistry

Jun 30, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

Lesson In Chemistry
Roll back, fast backward-exactly 23 years.  27th June of year 1990, I was in the audience listening to then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters located on the banks of river Thames in London.

Lesson for the Climate Treaty

Jan 10, 2013 | Author: Rajendra Shende

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The Climate Change treaty, struggling to reach a global agreement has valuable lessons from the Montreal Protocol a remarkable success story. In the interview I outline the elements that can change the game.