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Copenhagen was a setback in climate negotiations since it failed to realize a unanimous outcome, despite the urgency that science demands, and also the mandate of the Bali Action Plan (BAP). While the process was criticized for its lack of transparency and not being inclusive, the substance of the outcome, the Copenhagen Accord, was only...

Tags: climate change negotiations, climate change, cancun agreement

It is time to think out of the box and develop policy and regulatory models that are unique to us, rather than adopt the sector specific imported model of independent regulators. A high-power committee headed by Ashok Chawla has been constituted to look into the pricing, allocation and utilisation of natural resources. The recent cases of...

Tags: climate change negotiations, climate change, cancun agreementresource utilization, policy and regulatory models, environmental regulation

Natural gas is a relatively nascent industry, and there are many issues which need to be speedily resolved for this industry to grow and prosper.In its judgement on the Ambani dispute, the Supreme Court has said that the government must come out with a comprehensive policy on natural gas.Companies that discover oil enjoy a tax holiday but the same...

Tags: climate change negotiations, climate change, cancun agreementresource utilization, policy and regulatory models, environmental regulationThe Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, Iran-Pakistan-India Gas, industry, gas