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The Big Picture - Paris Climate Accord
Guests: Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General, CSE ; Soma Banerjee Principal, Energy & Infrastructure, CII ; Nitin Desai, Former Deputy Secretary General, UN ; Subhomoy Bhattacharjee, Consulting Editor, The Business Standard.

The World is standing at a crossroad where if we do not put a lid on the emission of greenhouse gases, in a few decades, we shall be heading towards an environmental disaster. With the climate change conference in Paris underway, will it be possible for various world leaders to look beyond blame game and actually hammer out an agreement that everyone will follow in letter and spirit? Should industrialised countries do more in terms of providing finance and accessibility to clean and green technology? In the long term how do we reduce our carbon footprint?

China has been subject to floods, droughts and heatwaves for millennia. However, in recent decades climate risks have been changing rapidly for different groups of people and sectors – posing a significant challenge for China’s policy makers. In this short video we describe how China has been working to understand and respond to climatic risk, based on research conducted for the Adapting to Climate Change in China project and published in a book, Climate Risk and Resilience, edited by two of the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group's in-house experts:

Sunita Narain, Director General Centre For Science and Environment, Delhi talks about the wins and losses from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

What is the importance of climate change summit in Paris?

Climate Change: See how will the earth be affected if temperature rises by 2 degrees

The International Conference in Paris that is going to begin on 30th december aims at preventing the destruction caused due to natural calamities all over the world.

Tonight, we begin a special series of NDTV Dialogues on the biggest challenge facing us globally: Climate Change. What is the world we will leave to our future generations will be discussed when global leaders meet in a landmark summit in Paris. Joining me on the show, Piyush Goyal, Minister of New & Renewable Energy, Power and Coal; Ashwani Kumar, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment.

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