Category Archives: Climate change

Environmental and Energy Security: Dams, Water Wars and Dependence on Fossil Fuels; By Raakhee Suryaprakash

CAS article no. 0150/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) Energy and the environment are two important issues of the day. The future of mankind depends on whether we make them symbiotic or competitive. We are imperilled by extreme weather patterns, terrorism, civil war, etc. and much of it is ruled by mankind’s thirst for crude oil. With the clarion cry against poverty the mad scramble towards development has… Read Article →

Climate Change and Low-Carbon: China’s New Growth Engines; By Raakhee Suryaprakash

CAS article no. 0147/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S)  September 2016 has been a busy month on the front of ratifying the Paris Climate Change Accord. First, at the G20 summit held in low-carbon city Hangzhou, China, the presidents of China and the United States announced that they have both ratified their country’s commitments made in the Paris Agreement in December 2015. On September 13, 2016, Brazil, Latin… Read Article →

India, China and Climate Change: Getting Serious Together Alone!; By Prof. B. R. Deepak

CAS article no:  0020/2015 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies  India and China, and many other developing countries, are at an important stage of accelerated industrialization and urbanization, and are facing enormous difficulties to control greenhouse gasses. If compared with the US, there is a lot of catching up to be done. For instance in India, China and the US, three largest emitters of the greenhouse gases (GHG) have 18,… Read Article →