Tag Archive: India

Here’s why Saudi Arabia is highly unpopular at Paris climate conference

Reacting to the recent agreement text which was released on Wednesday, Greenpeace’s Climate policy advisor Kaisa Kosonen said, ‘Some of the words in this text are smeared with the fingerprints of the oil-producing… Continue reading

Fossil Fuel Companies Desperate to Influence Decisions at COP21

Following the launch of the International Solar Alliance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Paris last week, the Guardian newspaper has reported that the companies involved in the alliance include Areva, Engie, Enel,… Continue reading

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

Corporal Punishment is Turning India’s Schools into a Fish Market

‘This is a classroom, not a fish market!’- Almost every child studying in India’s schools might have heard this quintessential expression at some point in time from their teacher. The noisy class would… 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