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Environmental effects of Chinese projects in Myanmar
Apr 15, 2020

Environmental effects of Chinese projects in Myanmar

Since 2010, China has been casting its eyes on Myanmar’s rich natural resources for commercial exploitation.

Asian Military Spending: A sign of worsening security environment
Mar 04, 2021

Asian Military Spending: A sign of worsening security environment

With no guarantee that the security environment in the Indo-Pacific will settle down any time soon, the expectation is that military spending will continue to increase.

Bhutan: 'National Happiness', environment and the neighbours
Nov 08, 2012

Bhutan: 'National Happiness', environment and the neighbours

The landlocked Kingdom of Bhutan, which borders two Asian giants--China in the north and India to the south-- is some sort of a misfit in this tightly enclosed geographic space. Its two neighbours when compared to Bhutan are a world apart,

Collective regional action needed for environmental security in south Asia
Mar 22, 2013

Collective regional action needed for environmental security in south Asia

A two-day deliberations by 20 experts from India, China and U.K, have underlined the need for a collective regional action to ensure environmental security in South Asia. The meeting was organised by Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with Royal United Services Institute, London and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing.

Contemporary History of Anthropogenic Environment Change
Sep 01, 2009

Contemporary History of Anthropogenic Environment Change

The earth's geological past has seen violent climate shifts. The extinction of the dinosaurs, the Neolithic Revolution that followed the retreat of the last ice age, and the sudden demise of ancient civilizations, has been linked to climate change. While mankind has been altering the planetary environment ever since the Neolithic Revolution, it is only after the Industrial Revolution that it has attained the weight of numbers and technological ca

Defence diplomacy and environmental security: Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and beyond
May 17, 2021

Defence diplomacy and environmental security: Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and beyond

Security risks associated with the consequences of climate change will have a direct impact on the way the armed forces anticipate, prepare, operate a

Economic Policy forum - Resources Policy: Energy and Environment
Jul 08, 2013

Economic Policy forum - Resources Policy: Energy and Environment

After a successful launch in January this year in Berlin, the Economic Policy Forum, a new alliance of think tanks from emerging economies and selected developed economies, met at a conference on 'Resources Policy: Energy and Environment.' The meeting also facilitated an initial conversation on 'The Prospects for Regional Integration.'

How finance can deliver real environmental and climate impact
Apr 22, 2021

How finance can deliver real environmental and climate impact

The next few years will be critical to ensure the financial system is fit for purpose to deliver the financing needed to achieve environmental and oth

Hydropower in India: Balancing global carbon benefits with local environmental costs
Feb 26, 2022

Hydropower in India: Balancing global carbon benefits with local environmental costs

It is hard to deny the benefits acquired from hydropower, however, the local environmental compromises cannot be dismissed.

India's development cooperation in a changing global environment
Mar 05, 2013

India's development cooperation in a changing global environment

While aid has inherent political angles, India's development cooperation aid is not, and cannot be, solely political in purpose, says MEA Additional Secretary P.S. Raghavan. He says development projects will be objectively aimed at capacity building.

Indian Army’s drone use: Satellite navigation in GPS-denied environments
Dec 05, 2023

Indian Army’s drone use: Satellite navigation in GPS-denied environments

The Indian Army needs to move with great alacrity to secure drone capabilities that are operable in GPS-denied combat environments to counter any atta

Leveraging the Global Macroeconomic Environment for Recovery and Growth: Opportunities for G20 Under India’s Presidency
Aug 04, 2022

Leveraging the Global Macroeconomic Environment for Recovery and Growth: Opportunities for G20 Under India’s Presidency

The global macroeconomy has undergone unprecedented change in recent years, particularly because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the G20 had an effective coordinating role in steering the global economy through the 2008 global financial crisis, its role in engineering an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the pandemic has been more mixed. Incomes in the advanced G20 economies are on track to return to pre-pandemic levels by end-2022 but have

Making Sagarmala environment friendly
May 29, 2018

Making Sagarmala environment friendly

If Sagarmala is to succeed, it must define steps to manage and contain pollution.

Myanmar: 'Environment' in the changing environment
Jan 26, 2012

Myanmar: 'Environment' in the changing environment

When the world finding itself in a deadlock on the issues of environment and sustainable development, Myanmar is poised to enter a new era that could pave the way for economic prosperity without any significant negative impact on the environment.

New clothes every season isn’t cool. It’s killing the environment
Feb 16, 2019

New clothes every season isn’t cool. It’s killing the environment

The onus of striking a balance between price affordability and environmental sustainability with regard to the fashion industry lies on the shoulder of the global community.

On Ecology and Environment as Drivers of Human Disease and Pandemics
May 24, 2023

On Ecology and Environment as Drivers of Human Disease and Pandemics

The COVID-19 pandemic has once again highlighted the increasing frequency of spillover of infectious disease from wild animals into humans. The SARS coronavirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) almost certainly “jumped” into humans from bats, evolved towards efficient human-to-human transmission, and caused a global pandemic. Ecological changes such as deforestation, increasing greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change are important drivers of disease

On World Environment Day, Let's Reaffirm Our Commitment to Co-Existing With Wildlife
Jun 05, 2021

On World Environment Day, Let's Reaffirm Our Commitment to Co-Existing With Wildlife

Can we bring ‘nature’ beyond the confines of just protected forests into a city, while allowing the wildlife with it?

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India
Nov 12, 2013

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India

This Paper outlines the potential of renewable energy in addressing India's energy supply and access; it identifies challenges and provide a discursive overview of the various market and policy instruments developed to scale up renewable energy generation. India’s significant economic growth over the last decade has led to an inexorable rise in energy demand. Currently, India faces a Ichallenging energy shortage. To grow at 9 per cent over t

The impact of environment on FDI
Oct 27, 2017

The impact of environment on FDI

Most FDI has gone to south India, Gujrat and Maharashtra. In the north, FDI is located around Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.

The new US Indo-Pacific Strategy: Balancing continuity with new and evolving environment
Mar 15, 2022

The new US Indo-Pacific Strategy: Balancing continuity with new and evolving environment

The United States' Indo-Pacific strategy continues to focus on bolstering its security and counterbalancing China's influence in the Indo-Pacific regi

The promise of AI: Can it hold for environmental sustainability?
Apr 14, 2021

The promise of AI: Can it hold for environmental sustainability?

We need to be in a better position to do our homework and genuinely assess the environmental impact of digital technologies, including AI.

Threats to the Environment in the Indo-Pacific: Strategic Implications
Mar 11, 2022

Threats to the Environment in the Indo-Pacific: Strategic Implications

The Indo-Pacific region is confronting emerging challenges that go beyond the traditional definition of “security.” Among the most crucial are threats to the environment, including natural hazards such as cyclones and tsunamis; illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing and overfishing; and marine pollution. This report underlines the strategic implications of these environmental issues in the Indo-Pacific. It outlines the measures tha

Transport and environment proposals for Delhi
Sep 27, 2022

Transport and environment proposals for Delhi

The MPD 2041 can be the framework to guide the future growth of the city and address the inherent planning issues.

Water scarcity in the Middle East: Beyond an environmental risk
May 06, 2021

Water scarcity in the Middle East: Beyond an environmental risk

In the Middle East, which continuously suffers from chronic disorder, water supply systems are increasingly becoming both political lever and objectiv

Why is environmental accounting essential for India?
Mar 05, 2019

Why is environmental accounting essential for India?

Depletion of natural capital is an irreversible process and steps to assess and combat this are needed urgently.

World Environment Day: Film screening and talk
Jun 12, 2019

World Environment Day: Film screening and talk

Exploring marine pollution and the need for cleaner resources, this event looked at the measures to counter environmental degradation.

#COP27: ‘जलवायु सम्मेलन के बाद भारत की जलवायु नीति और उसकी राह का विश्लेषण’
Dec 27, 2022

#COP27: ‘जलवायु सम्मेलन के बाद भारत की जलवायु नीति और उसकी राह का विश्लेषण’

अपनी राष्ट्रीय नीतियों में जलवायु परिवर्तन से निपटने के

#Corporate India: भारतीय उद्योग जगत के लिए गवर्नेंस से जुड़ी पहल
Jul 29, 2023

#Corporate India: भारतीय उद्योग जगत के लिए गवर्नेंस से जुड़ी पहल

गवर्नेंस के मज़बूत मानकों के साथ ही भारत का कॉरपोरेट क्ष�

#WestBengal के निचले Indo-Gangetic Plain में भू-जल संसाधनों की वर्तमान स्थिति की जांच!
Aug 06, 2022

#WestBengal के निचले Indo-Gangetic Plain में भू-जल संसाधनों की वर्तमान स्थिति की जांच!

पूरे भारत में आमतौर पर हर घर में चावल यानी धान खाया जाता ह�

2030 पर्यंत भारत गॅस आधारित अर्थव्यवस्था बनू शकेल का?
Apr 26, 2024

2030 पर्यंत भारत गॅस आधारित अर्थव्यवस्था बनू शकेल का?

भारताच्या प्राथमिक उर्जा क्षेत्रातील नैसर्गिक वायूचा व

A case for inclusive wealth assessment of Indian states
Jan 04, 2024

A case for inclusive wealth assessment of Indian states

The Inclusive Wealth (IW) approach provides a more comprehensive analysis of wealth and development, essential for India's diverse and complex socio-e