New rules, old games
December 19, 2018
| The Indian Express
Considering the fact that global emissions are rising, and emerging countries are expected to contribute to emission reductions, the challenge for a country like India is to keep a healthy balance between national developmental needs and international obligations to account for the emissions. The Paris Agreement does assure flexibility to those developing countries that need it, according to their capacity. However, two decisions taken in Katowice would determine the extent of the flexibility available to India.
Pollution is now a political subject, that's its big success: TERI chief Ajay Mathur
November 21, 2018 |
November 21, 2018
Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI is also a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority and has been part of India's negotiating team in earlier editions of the United Nations-convened Conference of the Parties (COP). In this interview, Dr Mathur speaks about the expectations from the Katowice Climate Change Conference and how to tackle pollution.
How the cement industry is helping India meet its climate goals
November 16, 2018
| Hindustan Times
The transition to a circular economy needs to become part of the mainstream discourse on development. A circular economy means that waste from one part of the chain of economic activity becomes an input for some other productive economic activity. This requires a radical transformation. For such a radical transformation to take place, constructive partnerships among different sectors of industry would be critical. Evolving a feasible policy, regulatory and other enabling measures that deliver outcomes would be the challenge.