Nicholas Stern on politics of climate change

Nicholas Stern on politics of climate change

In 2006, Nicholas Stern former chief economist, World Bank and advisor to the UK government, wrote about the economic threat from climate change in the Stern Report. He veers round to an uneasy balance between consumerism and and climate imperatives in a conversation with Pradip Saha and Mario D Souza

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  • Excellent.

    Here are some traditional Methods used in India to control pests:
    Also there are certain traditional Methods used to control insects and to control rodenticides. In Chittoor District(AP) in the Groundnut Crop(Peanuts) Red hairy cater pillar is a menace as they eat away the leaves and go into the ground during day. Local people put Calotropis leaves in the field and the Red hairy cater pillar after eating them further regeneration is arrested. Obviously genetical changes are taking place. The pigment(may be latex is responsible) can be isolated and natural insecticide can be manufactured. Also during sowing of Groundnut the crows eat away the seed. The local people put latex of “Euphorbia Antiquorum” mixed in cooked rice on trees and after eating this the crow dies. Perhaps there is blood clotting. Why not Scientists from ICMR,IARI study this and come out with natural rodenticide.

    Will ICAR,IARI,Agricultural Universities in India undertake research on these.
    Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP)

    Posted by: Anumakonda Jagadeesh | one year ago | Reply
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