October 2014
Climate change mitigation: needed a pragmatic agenda, says Jairam Ramesh

India must pass comprehensive legislations that make it mandatory to meet climate change mitigation targets ahead of the international climate conference to be held in Paris in 2015, according to Jairam Ramesh, former Union Minister for Environment and Forests. This will instil confidence in the international community on the country’s seriousness in addressing the challenge of climate change and strengthen domestic initiatives. Source : The Hindu Business Line, CHENNAI, October 24,2014 Read More.. https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/climate-change-mitigation/article6530822.ece

Government urged to tackle climate change

India is vulnerable to the vagaries of climate change and it is essential that we provide the political leadership to address the issue, said former Union minister and Congress Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh, while delivering a public lecture, organised by the Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, on Friday. Source : DECCAN Chronicle, CHENNAI, October 24,2014 Read More.. http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141025/nation-current-affairs/article/government-urged-tackle-climate-change

Climate change a public health issue: Jairam

There is accumulating evidence in India that pollution and contamination are becoming a serious public health issue, which requires focussed strategies to mitigate. “Environment in India is not a lifestyle issue. The missing dimension in the environment debate is the public health debate. One way of getting a larger political focus for environmental issues would be to pitch it as a public health issue,” said Jairam Ramesh, former Union Minister for Environment and Forests. Source: The Hindu, CHENNAI, October,24, 2014 Read More.. https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/climate-change-a-public-health-issue-jairam/article6531830.ece Published in other Media: The Hindu Business Line, CHENNAI, October 24,2014 DECCAN Chronicle, CHENNAI, October 24,2014

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Event report: "Grow now, pay later does not work": Jairam Ramesh (includes video)

India needs to provide bold new leadership to global climate change talks, says Member of Parliament Jairam Ramesh, speaking about the need for concer