Updated projections of energy demand, production, trade and investment, fuel by fuel and region by region to 2035 are provided in the 2010 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). It includes, for the first time, a new scenario that anticipates future actions by governments to meet the commitments they have made to tackle climate change and growing energy insecurity.

Bangladesh, a country with a population of 160 million, is currently contributing 0.14 percent to the world

THE GOVERNMENT ENUNCIATED ITS FIRST National Water Policy in 1987. A revised version was enunciated in 2002. Yet another revision is underway, for which view have been sought. Here are some bold suggestions.
First, the new policy should be written for implementation. That cannot be said about water policies of 1987 and 2002.

One concrete goal adopted by some policy-makers is to reduce the risks associated with climate change by preventing the mean global temperature from rising by more than 2°C above preindustrial levels.

An oily green algal film slops on the shore of Tai Lake, China

In the design of clean energy and climate legislation, careful
attention is required to make sure competitiveness impacts

The paper notes that nearly one-third of humanity still lacks access to modern energy, which is considered a critical factor in realizing sustainable development. It suggests establishing an international target for universal access to modern energy, and investigates the practicalities of measuring and reporting on such a target.

Counting the Gigatonnes: Building Trust in Greenhouse Gas Inventories from the United States and China, outlines the systems already in place in both countries that can ensure accurate and timely data on greenhouse gas emissions.

New Delhi: India

: Climate change politics has always been contentious because of its direct link with economic growth. The Kyoto Protocol that had set a meagre target of reducing emissions from developed countries is all set to be jettisoned because these countries have failed to reduce their emissions and find this protocol