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

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 in the Middle Class’. (more…)...
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Piloting  is done . Now PM Modi should fly ‘ thirdway’. Here is how

Piloting is done . Now PM Modi should fly ‘ thirdway’. Here is how

The world must be wishing that Pakistan closes the terrorist camps it arbors as quickly as it has agreed to release Indian Air Force pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Without going into the ‘ tactical game theory? employed in such battles and without indulging in a nuclear-winter scenario-building in a potential conflict escalation, what is needed in today?s international diplomatic arena is a ‘third way? strategy. It is not about you win or I win , it is about a ‘third way? i.e. uprooting the fundamental cause of terrorism so that peace wins. (more…)...
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Raise a Toast! Trump Is Willing to Fund This Climate Treaty

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

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 on 24th Nov, albeit in the wee hours of 25th November, I thought that the same can be said for the two cities, Paris and Montreal, not only about French language but also the Agreements signed there on global action on Climate. The UN meeting in Montreal celebrated 30th Anniversary of the success of the phase-out of the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). The meeting in Bonn, week before, after its 25 years of the global efforts was still wondering how to even finalize the rule book to stabilize the climate and keep rise in temperature not more than to 2 deg cent before 2100, while making the efforts to limit that rise to 1.5...
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Breaking-away of the Iceberg …and Locking-up of the World

Breaking-away of the Iceberg …and Locking-up of the World

The world today is ‘locked’ in more sense than one. Brutal inequality, dreadful terrorism, unashamed threats on territorial claims and bullying on nuclear missile attacks have all locked the civilization in spiral trajectory of global hazard without any sign of slowing down. Recent climate studies by Nature Climate Change, published on 31st July 2017, expose that the world has also ‘locked’ itself in the way never happened in human history of more than eight hundred thousand years when even ancestors of Neanderthals-homo  sapiens sapiens  lived. It reveals steady and steep rise of warming of the Earth’s temperature due to the human induced Green House Gases (GHGs) that have already been emitted in the past, thereby locking the fate of the Earth due to climate change. As per study, there is only one percent chance, irrespective of the global action, to limit the temperature rise at 1.5 deg Celsius. 1.5 deg C is...
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Obituary : Genetically UnModified Environment Minister

Obituary : Genetically UnModified Environment Minister

‘Walking away from the decision-making could be the hardest but it could also be the best decision’, says a wise fable. Anil Madhav Dave, India’s Minister of Environment surely faced such predicament . His fate took decision for him.‘Walking away from the decision-making could be the hardest but it could also be the best decision’, says a wise fable. Anil Madhav Dave, India’s Minister of Environment known for the most ordinary personal life with extraordinary passionate traits, surely faced such predicament recently. His fate took decision for him. He walked away from decision making. History has already made an addendum to the wise fable to Anil Dave’s story. He walked away for eternity. He passed away on 18th May 2017. Narmada river was to Anil Dave what Mars is to Elon Musk. Musk has openly stated that he wants to die on Mars, where he wants to set the human colonies...
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