Tag Archive: Climate Change

Why REDD+ Is Crucial For Success Of Paris Climate Deal

The Coalition for Rainforest Nations, an intergovernmental organisation seeking to advance Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), has said the 2015 Paris Agreement will only succeed if REDD+ is a fundamental… Continue reading

Domestic resources utilization in India for a short term goal

Drought hit parts of Maharashtra, floods in south and west Odisha, Uttarakhand floods, cyclone Phailin and Kashmir floods. These were the catastrophic events that have occurred in recent past in India. The nexus… Continue reading

Why 2 Degrees Of Global Warming Is Still Too Much

In the most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, climate scientists and experts have concluded that we should aim to limit global warming to 1.5°C; the former number of 2°C… Continue reading

‘Marry before your house is swept away’: Climate change is giving child marriages a boost

‘Marry before your house is swept away’ is what the girls are being advised in Bangladesh, according to a 134-page report by Human Rights Watch published in June this year. “Whatever land my… Continue reading

Is The World Ready For Climate Migrants?

Last month, the pictures of Rohingya Muslims struggling at sea were some of the most tragic and unsettling images to hit the world. With their bodies wasting away and despair in their eyes,… Continue reading

Is Australia irresponsibly resourcing development in Asia?

Australian resource markets play an integral role developing the Asian energy market. Mineral exports undoubtedly drive Australia’s economy. Over %30 of Australian exports in 2012 comprised of coal, compromising Australia’s international environment leadership.Complementing… Continue reading