South Asia and Beyond

‘India Must Build Its Own Climate Change Narrative’

COP 28 has opened in the UAE amid familiar alarm bells being rung about what little the world has done to combat climate change. In this edition of Talking Point, Dr Arvind Gupta, head of the Vivekananda International Foundation, and PK Hangzo, Associate Fellow, discuss the challenges for India to stay on the development track […]Read More

COP28: Challenges And Vulnerabilities

Beginning today, delegates from 200 countries will gather in Dubai for 13 days to take stock of climate change achievements and progress on limiting global temperature rise to below 2 degrees celsius. Some big proposals include ending private financing for coal power plants, which India may find unacceptable, and a complete phase-out of all fossil […]Read More

COP28: Spotlight On Indian Climate Diplomacy

In little over a week from now, the world’s high table for battling climate change, Conference of Parties (COP), will converge in the United Arab Emirates. The COP28 meeting happens in extremely difficult circumstances. Not only is the global economy in doldrums, the world is beset with geopolitics and breakout of regional wars. At the […]Read More

Climate Change Impacts Foreign, Defence Policies

NEW DELHI: India’s main priority at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP28, which begins November 30 at Expo City, Dubai, will be to hold developing nations to their financial pledges, believes Dr Dhanasree Jayaram, Assistant Professor, Department of Geopolitics & International Relations, Manipal […]Read More