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Low Carbon Strategies; How Good Are They In India?

Oct 21st, 2011 | By
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Shankar Sharma:       Writes about the government of India’s low carbon emission policy and strategy in respect to climate change vulnerability. This discourse is about all relevant aspects of policy, development, poverty, industrialization, energy and carbon emission. He also gives specific recommendations to Government of India on sustainable use of natural resource, judicious use of energy,

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Cleansing Ganges

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
Dr. Shankar Sharma




Shankar Sharma: As per media reports Indian officials have recently signed an agreement with the World Bank (WB) to use a $1 billion loan to finance the first major new effort in more than 20 years to cleanse river Ganga. While the decision by the concerned authorities to cleanse river Ganga is wholly welcome, what

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How Green can be the Green India Mission?

Aug 27th, 2010 | By




The proposed Green India Mission would fail to make significant difference if the policy of sacrificing the existing natural forests for the so-called developmental programmes continues unabated. One of the 8 Missions under National action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) is Green India Mission (GIM). Its draft Mission document states the main objective as doubling

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