Continental Rift: It is not about Trump Leaving Climate Agreement

Continental Rift: It is not about Trump Leaving Climate Agreement

A study released by the American Psychological Association (APA) says that climate change also takes a significant toll on mental health. That includes the loss of personal and professional identity, loss of a sense of control, feelings of fear and fatalism. Do not we already witness this mental degradation among the leaders of super powers and even among us who elect them? (more…)...
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Dream of a smokeless civilisation : The needy vs. the greedy

Dream of a smokeless civilisation : The needy vs. the greedy

Fifth extinction on planet Earth was 60 million years back. It was due to storm of dust and clouds of micro particulate matter ( PM) detonated by the massive meteroite that crashed on the Earth from space. Sixth extinction will be detonated by the enormous human greed. READ. by Rajendra Shende, Chairman, TERRE Policy Centre, and former Director UNEP and IIT alumni. (more…)...
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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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