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It is testimony to T P Singh's devotion to green issues that he refused to join the coveted IAS and opted instead for the Indian Forest Service. There is virtually no post in the world of forestry that this senior fellow at the TERI has not held, yet this self-effacing officer is critical of the role of people like himself in the future of...

Last week the Summary for Policy Makers approved by the member governments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is part of the Third Assessment Report of Working Group?I of the IPCC, was released in a meeting held at Shanghai. This report builds on the previous two assessments of the IPCC and represents the effort of...

Once again the rich and the powerful gathered in Davos, Switzerland to ask questions on the digital divide and the economic divide in the world. This year's Davos extravaganza indicated a certain shift from such previous annual events. For one, there was no high level representation from the US government, perhaps because the new administration is...

The Dabhol project cannot be seen as black or white. We should look at the context in which the project was formulated and the contract for its implementation. In 1991 when the government of India opened the power sector to private investments, a large number of potential investors expressed interest in setting up independent power projects in...

Security concerns worldwide have generally been confined to traditional aspects dealing with military issues and political conflict. In actual fact, environmental stress has emerged as a major concern over the past few decades, with ecological impacts leading to conflict of a different kind. There is, therefore, need to understand environmental...