Tag Archive: COP21

Patents Stymie India’s Push to bring Solar Electricity to Rural Areas

In August this year, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the United States after the Obama administration successfully challenged India on its domestic content requirements in solar panels, saying intellectual property… Continue reading

Climate justice and environmental-consciousness need a long-term goal

Just a day before the recent climate negotiations in Bonn concluded, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested that the discourse on climate change needs to shift to climate justice. Speaking at a meet on… Continue reading

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

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

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