Climate Mitigation

No climate equity in Commonwealth; poor nations doing lot more for mitigation

Despite huge carbon footprint, the UK and similar rich nations such as Australia and Canada are failing to do their fair share to prevent climate change

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Climate Adaptation

Climate-induced loss and damage continues to be neglected globally

Ever since inception, the executive committee of WIM has not been able to mobilise fund for addressing loss and damage in developing countries

Globally supported agricultural insurance mechanism must for developing nations: CSE

Unaffordability is one of the main reasons why farmers are not warming up to the idea of agricultural insurance

Climate Adaptation

Climate smart agriculture proposed at COP 22 raises concerns

Climate smart agriculture has not been defined, giving way for industrial agriculture to be promoted under its name

Pre-2020 action and climate finance need of the hour: BASIC

Adaptation fund and finance are issues that are still to be discussed and resolved

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India's climate quandary

The National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture, India's flagship programme that aims to make Indian villages climate-proof, is at crossroads due to a lack of strategy for expansion

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"ISRO has capabilities to build geostationary satellites for air quality monitoring”

Pawan Gupta,Pawan Gupta, Lead ARSET Air Quality Team and Research Scientist, Universities Space Research Association at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Washington DC and his research expertise are in 'Satellite remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols and its applications to air quality monitoring and climate change research'. (http://science.gsfc.nasa.gov/sed/bio/pawan.gupta)

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