Glaciers that feed the Indus River in Pakistan’s Karakoram mountains are melting faster than previously thought. Saleem Sheikh talks to the scientists behind the latest field research that contradicts earlier satellite studies showing glaciers are relatively stable.

15 Apr 2014

Small changes in urban human behavior and increased energy efficiency will have a positive impact on our natural resources.

 

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What to expect from Warsaw COP - World is suffering because of extreme weather events, COP 19 at Warsaw must address this issue: Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General, Centre for Science and Environment.

This film produced by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) explores increase in flood affected areas in India and analyses the Himalayan floods. It presents an agenda for change and shows how the country can combat the growing problems of floods.

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01 Feb 2013

For growing economies the stress has to be on patterns of natural resource use and not on the status of natural resources; that is, dealing with the causes rather than the symptoms of the problem of climate change. The time has come for rapidly growing Asia to distinguish between the global, regional and national aspects of climate policy, recognize the linkages and shape the deliberations for the new climate regime by taking substantive measures at home.

17 Dec 2012

cop18The Doha climate conference stretched beyond deadline but ended in what can best be described a nail-biting finish.

30 Oct 2012

I start this blog on climate politics as tropical superstorm Sandy expends its fury on the eastern coast of the US. The satellite imagery shows the movement of the gathering storm as it builds and breaks over land, bringing with it massive destruction and massive upheaval in the wealthiest and most powerful nation of the world.

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