Climate Change
India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World: The Role of Nuclear Power - Overview and Key Recommendations

The concern for climate change has spurred an intense debate on energy transition to a low carbon economy. Climate change is an existential problem facing humanity. While the developed world has contributed most to global warming, its consequences wi....

China: Daily Scan, October 28, 2021

White paper lists China's achievements in responding to climate change: Xinhuanet October 27, 2021
Significant changes have taken place in China as the country responds to climate change, according to a white paper released Wednesday by ....

India Ahead of 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26)

Introduction to COP 26
2021 is a crucial year for global climate change negotiations as the much awaited 26th UN Climate Change Conference is scheduled to be held from 31st October till 12th of November in Glasgow, United Kingdom. This Su....

Maldives' UNGA Presidency: Prospects for India

On 21 September 2021, Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih delivered his first speech at the UNGA. He spoke in Maldives’ official language Dhivehi and highlighted the rich culture and heritage of the country. He recollected the journey of Maldi....

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 30 August - 05 September 2021

Economic
China’s Xi Jinping, Liu He move to reassure private sector as Beijing’s Big Tech crackdown rattles entrepreneurs
On Sept 06, both Chinese President Xi Jinping and his top economic adviser, Vice-Premier Liu He, sent st....

Book Discussion on ‘Indus Basin Uninterrupted- A History of Territory and Politics from Alexander to Nehru’ By Uttam Kumar Sinha

On 17th August, 2021, Vivekananda International Foundation organized a book discussion on ‘Indus Basin Uninterrupted- A History and Politics from Alexander to Nehru’ By Dr Uttam Kumar Sinha. The opening remarks were given by Dr Arvind Gupta, Dire....

Extreme Weather Events: Time to Prioritize Global Responses to Climate Change

Extreme weather events have been ravaging the world. From Europe to Asia, North America and Africa, all have been hit by devastating extreme natural disasters.1 The number of these extreme incidences that have occurred this year has raised....

Brazil: In the Eye of the Storm

Brazil, by far the biggest and most powerful country in South America, is witnessing probably the most serious crisis of the century. Though Covid 19 has played havoc on Brazil as it has done to many other developing nations, its after effect has pla....

From Cornwall with Love1

Dear non-G7 Citizens,
You would have seen the cute pictures of the G-7 happy family gathering of democracies at Cornwall on 12th-13th June 2021. The weather held up. Sunbathed beaches were wonderful. We were relieved that Trump who had sp....

Climate Change Summit: India Should Invest in Climate Action but Resist Western Pressure

Coinciding with Earth Day, President Biden will be hosting a summit of world leaders to discuss climate change on 22-23nd April 2021. The purpose of the summit is to persuade the leaders to undertake ambitious goals to cut the greenhouse emissions an....

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