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  • Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh adressing the public lecture on Climate Change and India's Energy Policy in Bengaluru on Monday. Photos: The Hindu : Sampath Kumar G P

    Individuals can reduce India’s carbon footprint: Jairam Ramesh

    In a public lecture on climate change, Jairam Ramesh explores the various energy alternatives that the country has in reducing its carbon footprint and says that India has a pivotal role in global climate change negotiations. The lecture was organised by The Hindu Centre and the National Institute for Advanced Studies on November 10, 2014, in Bengaluru.

India needs to provide bold new leadership to global climate change talks, says Member of Parliament Jairam Ramesh, speaking about the need for concerted policy interventions in managing the impact of climate change on India, at a public lecture in Chennai on October 24, 2014, as part of a series of lectures organised by The Hindu Centre. Jairam Ramesh will be delivering a lecture on the topic "Climate Change and India's Energy Policy" at the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bengaluru at 5:30 pm on November 10, 2014, as part of The Hindu Centre’s public lecture series.

With the concept of opinion polls being dissected in political circles, Prof. Rajeeva L. Karandikar, Director, Chennai Mathematical Institute, demystified the science behind it, in a lecture-discussion at The Hindu Centre. Having illustrated it with experiences and anecdotes, he stated the factors behind the creation of a genuine effort in gauging the mood of the voters: the methodology, the maths behind votes to seats, the consideration of errors, and the credibility of a survey if taken scientifically.