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Climate Clubs

The meeting to draw up a climate change regime for 2020 and beyond in Paris later this year will, as usual, be fraught with overwhelming complexity. Will "climate clubs" be able to offer room for making greater efforts in smaller groups?

As Green Delhi Turns Grey

/*--> */ The joint study by economists from the University of Chicago, Harvard, and Yale (Michael Greenstone et al, “Lower Pollution, Longer Lives: Life Expectancy Gains if India Reduced Particulate Matter Pollution,” EPW, 21 February 2015) has reignited the debate on the issue of unsustainable air...

Dispute Settlement in Bilateral Investment Agreements

The investor-state dispute settlement provisions, which are generally part of bilateral investment promotion and protection agreements, are increasingly being called into question by governments of various nations, especially those in developing countries. In the recent past, multinational corporations have begun using international arbitration clauses in the ISDS to challenge governments in countries where they invest and operate, thereby challenging national public policy decisions. With the global tide going against ISDS provisions, can India find a more opportune moment than now to take a call on this important issue

Towards a Smoother Transition to Organic Farming

Organic farming, mainly for export markets, has made significant progress in many parts of India. However, this ecological form of agriculture faces several obstacles. Institutional support by the government can help overcome the hurdles and promote faster growth of this sector.
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