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Deluge and response
The floods in Mumbai and Texas show that both India and the
US are underdeveloped in disaster response and preparedness

By: Vijeta Rattani


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Climate disruption
Global warming has compromised Africa's ability to feed its population. It's time African nations adapt to the changing scenario

By: Vijeta Rattani


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CSE BOOK

Rising to the Call: Good Practices of Climate Change Adaptation in India

Adaptation is necessary to manage the risks posed by climate change.
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CSE REPORT
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana - An Assessment

This is the first detailed independent evaluation and analysis of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) - Indian government’s flagship national agricultural insurance programme to help farmers cope with crop losses in the context of climate change.
By: Vineet KumarDownload Report (pdf)

The European Union at a Crossroads on Climate Change Negotiations

Dr. Vijeta Rattani

The issue of climate change has invoked the Eropean Union's Interests since the time the issue become a political one in early 1990s. The EU has been an active entity in formulating rules and policies to address climate change domestically and internationally too.

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Climate Change
CSE condemns US EPA’s move to scrap Clean Power Plan

Says world must respond to the intransigence of the US on climate change

Adaptation
Report: "Lived Anomaly: How to enable farmers in India cope with extreme weather events"

Lived Anomaly is about what is happening to farmers in India because of extreme weather events, largely as told by farmers themselves. Its basis is the winter–spring of 2015 and the telling aftermath. The report is also a peek into the future—what we should expect as our planet continues to heat up due to the incessant increase in greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Climate Change
Vienna climate meet sets the stage for a deal on HFC phase-down

Amendment to Montreal Protocol should be ambitious and should provide provisions to address energy efficiency, says CSE

Climate Change
POLICY BRIEF: RESOLVING THE IPR ISSUE DURING HFC PHASE-DOWN

 
In the ongoing negotiations to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase-down the use of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), Intellectual Property Rights of substitute chemicals—mainly unsaturated HFCs (also called HFOs) and its blends—have become a major point of difference between developed and developing countries. Developing countries have expressed major concerns on this issue as two companies hold most of the patents to these chemicals, creating a monopoly. They have, therefore, asked for clarification and resolution of IPR issues before an amendment to the Montreal Protocol is adopted.

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Climate Change
Weak and un-ambitious climate change deal signed at Paris: CSE
  • It is a compromise deal, in many ways it can be termed as lowest minimum denominator

Climate Change
Centre for Science and Environment’s opinion on the draft Paris Outcome

Takeaways from the current draft

Climate Change
Centre for Science and Environment Press Briefing in Paris

December 11; 6 PM CET/10.30 PM IST

Friday, December 11; 6 PM CET/10.30 PM IST

Centre for Science and Environment invites you to attend the press conference discussing the progress in drafting the climate change agreement and the likely Paris Outcome. CSE Director General Sunita Narain and Deputy Director General Chandra Bhushan will be present at the briefing. It would be held in Press Conference Room 3 which can be seen as a webcast through this link. 

Climate Change
CSE Media Alert: Intolerance in Paris and high ambition coalition towards endgame

December 10, 2015 

As the Paris talk shift gear and move towards closure, a coalition led by the United States and European Union has emerged and talks are heading for an agreement even though contentious issues are unresolved and continue to simmer.

Climate Change
CSE condemns US EPA’s move to scrap Clean Power Plan

Says world must respond to the intransigence of the US on climate change

 

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