This week the United Nations is holding the Conference on Sustainable Development, hosted by the government of Brazil.

A firm decision will improve the health of OMCs, government finances and rural citizens who use kerosene

Developing countries should take simple steps to deal with extreme climate events, but the world should not lose sight of cutting carbon emissions to protect life on Earth.

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has not only attracted widespread attention and created a major political fallout in the US, but has posed some major issues that impact the future of global energy policy and the international response to the growing challenge of climate change.

K. Pachauri

WORLD ENVIRONMENT Day is celebrated each year on June 5.

Attention on the subject of climate change appears to wax and wane in this country, having reached a peak in 2007 when the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) came out providing strong evidence of human influence on the earth