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India on the cusp of growth led by innovation

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:37
One of the most fascinating aspects of India is that the creativity of its people and their innovation skills are changing the dynamics of the global economy

Is inequality at the bottom of the slowdown in world trade?

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:31
Rising inequality has led to a tendency for under-consumption in the world as a whole, according to UNCTAD

‘Mission 4%’ for lower trend inflation

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:18
Launch ‘Mission 4%’ to achieve a new low and stable normal for trend inflation

Intelligent Transportation Systems demystified

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:18
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) evolved as a response to the problems arising from the rapid development of surface transportation

The Russian bull in South Asia shop

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:15
Russia’s recent diplomatic mess in India happened because the bilateral relationship has hardly gone beyond defence

Helicopter money is in the air

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:15
The central banks’ attempt to pump in liquidity is subverted by the commercial banks’ ability to pump out liquidity

How to make the monetary policy committee work

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:15
What needs to be done now is to nurture the conditions for an independent MPC

A new cartography for catalysts, not just cities

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:15
The notion of cities as places distracts the urban governance movement from the deeper institutional design challenge

Robotic on robotics

News from India - 26. September 2016 - 20:15
Humans do not understand risks that well. We are either too dismissive of them or too obsessive about them.

Carbon Cap for Aviation Sought at Montreal Meeting

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Wall Street Journal - Long-running efforts to curb the impact of commercial aviation on climate change face a crucial test starting this week when representatives from almost 200 countries debate whether to establish the first-ever global cap on carbon emissions from international flights.

Deal to Curb Airline Emissions Expected

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - The world’s first deal to curb pollution from commercial flights is expected after United Nations-led talks kick off this week in Montreal, although European lawmakers remain skeptical that it would be tough enough.

Latin America sees surge in carbon pricing interest

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate Home - Grupa Televisa, Petrobras and Banco Santander Brasil are among the major South American companies waking up to carbon risk, survey shows

India to ratify Paris agreement on climate change on October 2: Modi

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Indian Express - In an announcement which will cheer the global community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India would ratify COP21 Paris agreement on climate change, which binds each country to cut down on carbon emissions.

Ratifiying the Paris agreement will be a major step but must be the first of many

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - Making the accord legally binding is not enough to guarantee the world keeps warming within agreed limits. That will take much more - not least ending our reliance on fossil fuels

French expert: ‘Polluters should help state pay for air quality monitoring’

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: EurActiv - Societal change will prove just as important as financial investment in the effort to improve air quality. But air quality monitoring is central to this effort, Bernard Garnier told EurActiv’s partner Journal de l’Environnement.

Morocco’s Pledges for COP22

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Morocco World News - Set to take place in Marrakech during November, the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP22) will discuss some of the most pressing climate change concerns

La Banque d’Angleterre plaide en faveur de la finance verte

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: La Tribune - Mark Carney, gouverneur de la banque d’Angleterre et président du conseil de stabilité financière du G20, voit dans un accroissement des investissements bas-carbone une solution pour éviter la déflation et relancer la croissance.

Écourter l'exploitation des énergies fossiles pour tenir l'objectif de +1,5°C

New from UNFCCC - 26. September 2016 - 15:54
Source: Novethic - La production attendue des champs d’hydrocarbure et des mines de charbon en activité ne permettent pas, sur toute leur durée de vie restante, de limiter le réchauffement de la planète à 1,5°C, comme le souhaite l’Accord de Paris sur le climat.

ENB Report | POPRC-12 | 19-23 Sep 2016 | Rome, IT | IISD Reporting Services

News from IISD - 26. September 2016 - 14:48
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has produced a summary and analysis report from the 12th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention on POPs, which took place from 19 to 23 September 2016, from the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

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