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by nandy
03 Jun 2007 16:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

As per the estimates from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, climate related factors would cause India's GDP to decrease by up to 9%. The primary reasons being adverse impacts on agriculture, displacement of people from low lying areas etc. India contributes about 3% of GHG emissions. ...
by nandy
24 May 2007 02:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Allow me to rephrase:: "calling global warming a certain apocalypse is a scam"


that we agree upon :)
by nandy
23 May 2007 20:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Stanford Solar Center Here are some excerpts from the above link. Some food for thought for "Global-warming-caused-by-solar-radiation" school of thought. Some uncertainty remains about the role of natural variations in causing climate change. Solar variability certainly plays a minor role...
by nandy
02 May 2007 03:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

shyamd Posted: 01 May 2007 01:44 pm Post subject: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Was reading an interview by one of the exxon leaders in fortune, he admitted that they have been funding scientists and others to bring out evidence against global warm...
by nandy
01 May 2007 22:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Mr. Durkin of 'The Great Global Warming Swindle' has gained enough notoriety for throwing many an etiquette of journalism out of the window. His documentary has been roundly condemned by the Independent Television Commission for misleading the contributors on the purpose of the program, and for dist...
by nandy
02 Apr 2007 06:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Poor Nations to Bear Brunt as World Warms http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/01/science/earth/01climate.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin Sydney climate change blackout a success http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/node/1136 Global warming could bring hunger, melt Himalayas http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/de...
by nandy
25 Mar 2007 19:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Raju - 2012 is the end of the first commitment period (2008-2012). By this period developed countries have to cut their GHG emissions by 5% below their 1990 levels. Potential benefits of global warming http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070324/ap_on_sc/arctic_bonanza Barren and uninhabited, Hans Island is...
by nandy
06 Mar 2007 05:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243410

Some numbers on power theft in Maharashtra. Maharashtra's neibours seem to have cut down power theft to less than 10%, and Maharashtra is basking in the glory of some mind-boggling numbers. 60% power theft in Beed is just ridiculous!!! Maharashtra's situation is indeed doomed... http://www.ndtv.com/...
by nandy
01 Mar 2007 07:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Jagan commended by CAS
Replies: 85
Views: 57137

heartiest congratulations!
by nandy
28 Feb 2007 07:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243410

A rather oldish report on renewable energy in India, but a good read I thought. Interestingly there is no mention of tidal energy even though India enjoys a long coastline. India Energy Market Sector Name: Renewable Energy equipment ITA Industry Code: REQ The Indian renewable energy (RE) industry is...
by nandy
28 Feb 2007 07:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Harvesting the Low Carbon Cornucopia: How the Eurpoean Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) is Spurring Innovation and Scoring Results

http://www.environmentaldefense.org/documents/5852_HarvestingtheLowCarbonCornucopia.pdf
by nandy
22 Feb 2007 06:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243410

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/3033/39/ Taking a big leap into future in Renewable Energy sector, the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) Tuesday signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with seven Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in the presence of Chief Minister Bhup...
by nandy
22 Feb 2007 04:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

Josh, i agree one hundred percent. There is an urgent need for public communication system in disaster prone areas, something common people who do not have access to TVs and radio can use. Using non-governmental sources such as loud speakers in temples, mosques etc. is a good idea, but is likely to ...
by nandy
19 Feb 2007 04:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 57867

I agree on discongestion of big cities. I can talk about Mumbai, the city I am most familiar with. The last time I was there, there were still quite a few manufacturing facilities there, particularly in suburbs. I visited a few chemical plants that, as safe as they may be, still pose a serious threa...
by nandy
18 Feb 2007 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India and the Global Warming Debate
Replies: 354
Views: 55728

http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/europe/news/20070202p2g00m0in015000c.html The world's leading climate scientists, in their most powerful language ever used on the issue, said global warming has started and is "very likely" manmade, in a new report obtained Friday by The Associa...

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