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India's climate change strategy: Expanding differentiated responsibility
Oct 07, 2014

India's climate change strategy: Expanding differentiated responsibility

For Lima and Paris climate change negotiations to succeed in achieving consensus, the issue of equitable response to the climate crisis must be creatively reimagined. And, to negotiate action on climate change despite many challenges, India should promote a more fine-tuned form of differentiated responsibility -- not just between countries, but within them as well.

International Negotiations on Climate Change: Road to Copenhagen
Jun 25, 2009

International Negotiations on Climate Change: Road to Copenhagen

The 15th Conference of Parties (CoP 15) on Climate Change is scheduled to begin on December 7, 2009 in Copenhagen and continue till December 18, 2009.....more

Kerry’s visit to China, climate change, and India’s energy choices
Aug 26, 2023

Kerry’s visit to China, climate change, and India’s energy choices

In the face of worsening climate challenges and limited green finance, the high cost of renewable energy and large land footprint make nuclear power a

Learning from Covid-19: Preparing for the impact of climate change on conflict and terrorism
Jul 29, 2020

Learning from Covid-19: Preparing for the impact of climate change on conflict and terrorism

Just like COVID-19 — climate change has the potential to destabilise various systems and institutions while simultaneously deepening the schisms bet

Lessons from COVID-19 on climate change policy
Apr 14, 2020

Lessons from COVID-19 on climate change policy

As the world soldiers on to combat this formidable adversary, another global catastrophe — one involving higher stakes and no cure — looms large.

Myths and Realities in Climate Change Negotiations
Aug 26, 2009

Myths and Realities in Climate Change Negotiations

The Observer Research Foundation organized a round table discussion on Climate Change on August 26, 2009 at its New Delhi campus. The theme speaker was Mr. Owen Jenkins, Counsellor for Climate Change and Energy, British High Commission and the DFID.

Narendra Modi and India’s new climate change norms
Jul 18, 2019

Narendra Modi and India’s new climate change norms

At the start of the republic, India found a normative voice on the global stage through its moral stand against colonialism. Now a rising India needs

Navigating the interlinkage of climate change and malaria in SIDS
Apr 25, 2024

Navigating the interlinkage of climate change and malaria in SIDS

The rising cases of malaria in SIDS need a renewed global response to mitigate climate-induced transmission and re-emergence

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand
Aug 31, 2023

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand

There is an urgent need for sustainable and resilient food systems to guarantee sustainable diets that are nutritious and aligned with the evolving ec

ORF hosts discussion on climate change
Jun 26, 2009

ORF hosts discussion on climate change

Mr. Thomas Haahr, First Secretary, Climate Change, Royal Danish Embassy outlined deep cuts in emissions of industrialised countries, financial support for developing countries, enhanced mitigation action by developing countries and adapting to the impact of climate change as the key challenges that would have to be addressed in Copenhagen

Population drives climate change: A myth or reality?
Jul 11, 2022

Population drives climate change: A myth or reality?

Is there a positive correlation between the rise of the population and the rise of carbon dioxide?

Qubits for climate change
Aug 23, 2022

Qubits for climate change

As nation-states and Big Tech firms continue to make advances in quantum computing, the ethical use of technology must be streamlined with R&D to comb

Rising meat consumption, climate change and pandemics: Untangling the multilevel connections
Jun 23, 2020

Rising meat consumption, climate change and pandemics: Untangling the multilevel connections

One of the less debated causes of growing greenhouse gases is the increasing global meat consumption.

Securitising climate change will defeat democracy in developing world
Feb 15, 2012

Securitising climate change will defeat democracy in developing world

Experts feel that securitising climate change would defeat democracy in developing parts of the world which already have an overwhelming presence of military. Therefore, a counter narrative for securitising climate change is imperative.

Security implications of climate change: The case of permafrost thaw
May 12, 2021

Security implications of climate change: The case of permafrost thaw

In addition to environmental consequences, permafrost thaw carries significant and multi-faceted security implications — direct and indirect, ongoin

Strengthening water governance in the face of climate change
Mar 21, 2024

Strengthening water governance in the face of climate change

A collective will to integrate climate resilience into urban water governance and embrace innovative management strategies is imperative to secure con

Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge
Sep 06, 2023

Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge

Your reflection published by Observer Research Foundation brings a complex view between food security, climate change, sustainable agriculture and land use. Is there awareness of this inseparable relationship?

Technocratic Solutions to Climate Change
May 17, 2022

Technocratic Solutions to Climate Change

Technology - a boon or a bane for the environment and climate?

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change
Sep 13, 2023

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change

The world is facing a climate-change challenge that requires nothing short of atechnological revolution to address. Yet the current patterns of technology development anddiffusions are not transformative enough; nor are they happening at a pace, rapid enough.Actions at multiple levels engaging different actors are needed to reduce emissions whilemeeting the developmental needs of the global south. This paper summarises the mostinnovative ideas sh

Technology transfer, policy and climate change: Goal 2020 for India
Apr 20, 2010

Technology transfer, policy and climate change: Goal 2020 for India

In his opening remarks Mr. Sunjoy Joshi, ORF Distinguished Fellow, said that pace of adoption & innovation was critical for mainstreaming climate friendly technologies

Terror in a renewed era of interstate conflict — Bringing climate change center stage
Dec 28, 2020

Terror in a renewed era of interstate conflict — Bringing climate change center stage

Climate change induced natural disasters can have quite significant effects on the conflict scenarios in South Asia and, thereby, provide new impetus

The disproportionate impact of climate change on women
May 01, 2023

The disproportionate impact of climate change on women

Women’s participation in spaces of power is the need of the hour to solve the current climate crisis

The implications of climate change for Bangladesh–India relations
Mar 25, 2021

The implications of climate change for Bangladesh–India relations

Climate change, which has been the global poster agenda for the last two decades, could be used as a strategic area for further cementing a genuine an

The role of monetary policy in climate change mitigation
May 24, 2023

The role of monetary policy in climate change mitigation

Climate change is one of the most significant challenges defining the 21st century, and ways to deal with it occupy an important space in current policymaking discourse. Central banks in different parts of the world have recently started playing a part in articulating strategies to combat climate change. This brief explores the position of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in this regard. It outlines the physical and transition risks associated wit

There is no binary view in tackling climate change, says J. M. Mauskar
Jan 18, 2016

There is no binary view in tackling climate change, says J. M. Mauskar

The Paris Agreement is a post-2020 continuation of the global fight by all countries against climate change and its impacts, said J. M. Mauskar in an

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Action, equity, and sustainable development
Dec 05, 2022

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Action, equity, and sustainable development

Although several options exist to address the troika of climate change, health, and food systems, there are hurdles in developing implementable and su

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and food security
Dec 05, 2022

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and food security

Global food insecurity is aggravated largely due to climate phenomena. The third brief of this four-part series explores the link between climate chan

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and health
Dec 05, 2022

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: Climate change and health

In the second of a four-part series, we analyse the impact of global warming on human health

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: The science of global warming
Dec 05, 2022

Understanding climate change, health, and food security: The science of global warming

The first of this four-part series highlights the signs and science of global warming

Why India needs an intergovernmental institution for climate change
Jun 05, 2024

Why India needs an intergovernmental institution for climate change

Cooperative federalism is the need of the hour to take on decarbonisation and adaptation efforts to mitigate climate change.

#BleedBlue: Building a new narrative to support marine conservation
Nov 28, 2021

#BleedBlue: Building a new narrative to support marine conservation

Blue bonds, like green bonds, can catalyse global capital to work towards the conservation of our marine ecosystems

#Climate Finance: जलवायु वित्त के जुगाड़ में जी-20 की हो सकती है महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका!
Aug 04, 2023

#Climate Finance: जलवायु वित्त के जुगाड़ में जी-20 की हो सकती है महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका!

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