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Looking back: A year of forecasts, partnerships and climate in...

In 2013, the International Re Institute for Climate and Society teamed up with the University of Arizona to help regions of the world that are most vulnerable to climate variability and change. Here's a look at what has been accomplished so far. ... Noodls, 8 hours ago
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Why the govt is right in banning the BBC film

'There would have been no controversy had the convicted rapists been punished according to the law and met their maker! But our criminal justice system remains dysfunctional.' Ultimately, besides genuine social reform and gender equality, the lack of effective laws are at the root of women's insecurity,' argues Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). On the eve of 'Women's Day' on March 8, the airing of a documentary on the Delhi gang-rape case by the BBC has raised a storm in India. With the ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago

Top scientist says Delhi air quality is better than Beijing

Contrary to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world, says Gufran Beig, the country's leading atmospheric scientist. According to Beig, it is the hype surrounding the air pollution that is ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
Millennium Post

Budget 2015 proves a dampener for climate action

The budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday is a disappointing one if one considers investments required for climate adaptation and mitigation. Civil society organisations and think tanks had hoped the budget would address some ...
 Millennium Post4 days ago

Who, if not us? When, if not now? Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES Bank

Imagine India sans the Taj Mahal; London without the Big Ben or the Tower Bridge; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the symbolic statue of Jesus Christ missing from its landscape; the streets of Mumbai without vada pav. Take the culture away from a ...
 TravelBizMonitor.com1 week ago
Deutsche Welle

Pollution shortens lives of millions of Indians

India's air pollution is cutting the lives of 660 million people by about three years, a new study found. DW speaks to Nicholas Ryan, one of the study's authors, about how severe the country's air problems have become. The ...
 Deutsche Welle1 week ago Study: Pollution shortening lives of 660 million Indians  Deutsche Welle1 week ago
Economic Times

Blog: Raghuram Rajan's Mann ki Baat

Perhaps he had been watching Chaplin's The Great Dictator, that classic take-down of Hitler which lost out to Hitchcock's psycho-thriller, Rebecca, in the 1940 Best Motion Picture Oscar stakes. Perhaps hed just got his head out of political ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
Nepali Times

Clearing the air

Efforts to mitigate long-term climate change are well and good, but we need much more urgent efforts closer to home to clean up. KUNDA DIXIT An international conference in Kathmandu this week on Brick Kilns Policy and Advocacy could not have been ...
 Nepali Times2 weeks ago
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Holy cows or cash cows?

Do Indian villagers purchase cows because they hold them sacred, or do they make economic calculations while investing in cows? Over the past couple of years, several economists have mined data on livestock costs and returns to answer that question, ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
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'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This is not a book to position myself at the centre of the world.' 'In 1991, I was a believer in the blind pursuit of economic growth. I had single minded obsession with economic growth. But over a period of time, as I travelled and got exposed to different situations, I began to change.' Jairam Ramesh, ...
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