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  • Allowing developed states to get away with emissions

    Allowing developed states to get away with emissions

    The Kyoto Protocol, a relatively concrete document, followed the UNFCCC, solidified and operationalised CBDR, by dividing States into two groups.

    February 27, 2020
  • Exploring Religion

    Exploring Religion

    Things are definitely better today than during the Hobbesian ‘State of Nature’ or the medieval era when there were wars and internecine conflicts among different communities for supremacy and control over vast tracts of territories. However, as civilization advanced, superior values and understanding led to better sense among humans to lead a more harmonious life …

    November 21, 2018
  • Climate change in a de-globalising world

    Climate change in a de-globalising world

    The post-Diwali pollution in Indian skies is just one of the many reminders of our civic indifference to pressing longterm pollution and climate change-based global causes. Collectively, amidst the various natural calamities in the last six months like cloudbursts in Uttarakhand, floods in Kerala and the Indian summer filled with sandstorms, leading to loss of …

    November 19, 2018
  • Offline in the Online era

    Offline in the Online era

    Despite the fact that the world is contracting geographically and digitally, we have actually become more distanced from one another instead of coming closer. Faster transportation, faster communications, abundant knowledge and better creature comforts have not translated to better interpersonal relationships. So, despite being close to one another physically, people are no longer close to …

    June 18, 2018
  • Major victory for India at Bonn climate talks

    Major victory for India at Bonn climate talks

    In a major victory for India and other developing countries on pre-2020 climate actions that the developed world on Wednesday agreed to discuss the issue at the next two climate conferences in subsequent two years. As part of the agreement that was reached at the UN Climate Change conference here, Fiji, which is presiding over …

    November 16, 2017