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Ford picks up pace on driverless car and pressures Tesla

News from India - 17. August 2016 - 12:14
Mark Fields, Ford’s chief executive officer, went to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to unveil plans for a mass-produced, self-driving vehicle by 2021

True costs of air pollution

News from India - 17. August 2016 - 0:06
Cleaner technologies with the potential to improve air quality are available, but policymakers tend to focus on the costs of action, rather than the costs of inaction

NAVIC: India’s eye in the sky

News from India - 17. August 2016 - 0:00
The indigenous global navigation satellite could boost India’s credentials as a regional collaborative partner

Economists are getting real jobs

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 23:49
Economists are working with companies to create the kind of ideal markets that were previously confined to the pages of their academic papers

Narendra Modi steadily improving his reforms scorecard

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 23:42
Recent set of reforms are important institutional changes for the long run

Temasek’s bet suggests Indian banks are making a comeback

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 22:21
Investors’ main expectation from banks is that they might deliver less bad news in future, or that’s what Temasek’s cautious re-entry appears to suggest

Where did our map regulations come from?

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 22:13
The history of our map regulations suggests a different outcome from the one we believe we have

Caught in a stormy sea

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 21:46
There will be a lot of asset trading going on as firms shape themselves to encounter whatever their own vision of the digital future is

Banking overhaul

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 21:34
The longer a banking overhaul takes, the more market share will public sector banks lose to more nimble private sector competitors

Internet is like oxygen, let it flow

News from India - 16. August 2016 - 21:02
Restricting Internet access impacts more than a physical curfew in a geographical area

Mexico announces launch of cap-and-trade pilot program

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - Mexico will launch a year-long simulation of a cap-and-trade program in November, Mexican officials said on Monday, in a test run for a national carbon market expected to launch in 2018.

Melting glaciers pose threat beyond water scarcity: floods

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: AP - The tropical glaciers of South America are dying from soot and rising temperatures, threatening water supplies to communities that have depended on them for centuries. But experts say that the slow process measured in inches of glacial retreat per year also can lead to a sudden, dramatic tragedy.

Pacific islander dances to raise climate change awareness

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Reuters - A weightlifter who lost his family's house in a cyclone danced off stage at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday to raise awareness of the threat climate change poses to his remote Pacific nation

Ethiopia to chair influential ‘climate vulnerable’ group

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Climate Home - Incoming CVF chair says group will be ‘visionary’ in efforts to generate political momentum on greenhouse gas emission cuts

How Will Climate Change Affect Little Haiti?

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Miami New Times - Climate change will affect parts of Miami in very different ways, and Little Haiti's specific challenges range from lack of air conditioning as temperatures rise to increased gentrification as developers flock to one of the highest geographical areas of Miami-Dade County.

'The blob': how marine heatwaves are causing unprecedented climate chaos

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Guardian - Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate

Legarda on climate change: Don’t wait for Paris Agreement to take effect

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: CNN - Senate climate change committee head Loren Legarda reiterates the need to mitigate the effects of climate change, saying vulnerable countries should take action even before the Paris Agreement takes effect.

Marrakech to Reduce 60 Percent of Its Energy Costs

New from UNFCCC - 16. August 2016 - 15:54
Source: Morocco World News - A Marrakech City Council statement announced an ambitious project to save 60 percent of the city’s energy cost.

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