All are invited to participate, exchange views and present research work at Multidisciplinary National Conference on “Science of Climate change and Earth’s Sustainability: Issues and Challenges” on scientists-people partnership basis at
Here's a communication by Govt. of India formally committing to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 20-25% by 2020. Do share your reaction on the effort. HAve we gone too far or done too little??
The Asian Development Bank has announced a new video competition:
My View: The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Video Contest
to promote awareness of climate change, stimulate debate, and encourage
climate change solutions following
the 2009 United Nati
This website launched at Copenhagen could be of interest!http://arcserver4.iagt.org/climate1stop/The website description is (from the website itself) -"The Climate 1-Stop provides a single location to access proven climate change tools, resources and
Some of you may recall I had uploaded my viewpoint paper on REDD a few months back. Since then, my colleagues and I at TERI have carried out a preliminary assessment of India's readiness to implement REDD Plus (being circulated at COP 15). Again, wou
Dr. Pachauri today termed as "pretty good" results, if the "Climate Summit" going on at Copenhagen leads to 20 pct CO2 cut.
Do you think this is good enough? Do you even think that an agreement is possible. Discuss here at Indian Environment Network
The below document written by International Institute for Environment and Development, should be a good primer for students and journalists and even those environment professionals unfamiliar with what is happening at Copenhagen right now. Go ahead a
State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World
State of the World 2009 conveys the profound, long-term consequences of the experiment we are now conducting on the Earth's atmosphere, with an emphasis on the human and ecological effects of that transf
Climate Change Reference Guide
"Worldwatch has made available this handy pocket guide covering the sources and scale of climate change, its consequences, and climate diplomacy. Includes a glossary of climate-related terms." - source: worldwatch inst
India finally responded to China's challenge and announced that it will cut its emission intensity by 20-25% . What are your reactions? Do you think it is adequate? Will this help us regain a leadership position. What are the implications for the Gre
FAO has prepared a paper which underlines the need for more interrelated solutions to the interrelated challenges of food security and climate change. The paper addresses possibilities for maximizing synergies (mitigation and co-benefits) and minimiz
The report Other Worlds Are Possible: Human progress in an age of climate change includes proposals for new development models from leading economists based in developing countries.
Download the report here and disucss it on Indian Environment Netwo
Should India do more to match China's ambitious energy efficiency targets announced recently? Discuss here
Environment minister Jairam Ramesh left for Beijing on Thursday night as China — the world’s biggest carbon emitter — revealed its first ener
The Henry L. Stimson Center announces the publication of a collection of critical essays on Indian Climate Policy: Challenges and Choices for the 21st Century. In this volume, nine noted Indian analysts examine the multiple intertwined issues and act
The Ocean and Climate Change – Tools and Guidelines for Action provides an authoritative review of the role of the ocean within the climate debate as well as a holistic view in terms of mitigation and adaptation strategies while outlining a clear set
The Global Union Research Network (GURN) is launching a call for papers, jointly with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). The call for papers includes four different issues:
I. Social Consequences of Climate Change Adaptation and Mit
Oxford’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment has published its third working paper, India and climate change mitigation.
It says India has much to gain from signing a climate deal in Copenhagen and urges India to sign up, if the deal is f