63 record(s) found in 'Earth Science & Climate Change'

India has reasons to feel satisfied as the Lima work programme on gender gives primary emphasis on gender and mitigation, and opens up new avenues of integrating adaptation into mitigation actions through the gender lens, says Mr Manish Kumar Shrivastava, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change division, TERI.

It is important for New Delhi to commit itself to a national agenda. International acknowledgment will follow, says Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor of TERI University and Hony. Executive Director, TERI.

Never has knowledge on all aspects of climate change provided a more compelling rationale for action than now, with the findings of the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI and Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

For India, it is important to remember that mitigation measures intersect with other societal goals, creating the possibility of co-benefits or adverse side effects, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

Humanity has a critical choice to make. We can continue to ignore the gathering threat of climate change and face growing peril from an increasingly unstable climate system, or we can embrace the many options we have to adapt to and mitigate climate change, and, in the process, build a world that we will be proud to leave to future generations,...

Rising sea levels pose a significant risk to India's economic growth given our extensive coastline, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

Fight against global climate change has to begin from the grassroots level for it to succeed, says Ms Neha Pahuja, Associate Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change division, TERI.

The Union Government initiated the process of amending the Indian Forest Act, 1927, around 20 years ago. These amendments, due to political interventions, are yet to see the light of the day, says Dr J V Sharma, Senior Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change division.

The human condition in the future would depend on how we manage the scarcity of water, energy and food, writes Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

It is absolutely relevant for the business sector in India to develop an understanding of climate change and the opportunities and risks associated with it, so that business decision-making can take full account of these for the benefit of any corporate organisation itself and that of society at large, Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General,...