Climate Change
Climate Change: Takeaway from the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report

In this episode of the VIF podcast, Ms Heena Samant, Research Assistant and Mr PK Hangzo, Associate Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Re....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: June 2022

In the month of June 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized two expert group, one think tank and one eminent person interaction with most of them being hybrid. The restricted interactions of the other expert groups were due to sche....

Geostrategic Implications of Ukraine Conflict

The Ukraine conflict has been a turning point in both geopolitics and geoeconomics. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF takes a purview on the geostrategic implications of the Ukraine conflict, delving into the global food and energy crisis, impact on car....

Floods in Assam: The Case for Rethinking Adaptation

Introduction
North-east India has been witnessing unusually heavy rainfall since the beginning of May. That has resulted in one of the worst floods ever recorded in Assam. As of 3 July, flood has affected 1,835,551 people in 26 out of the s....

Joint Report : Impact of Ukraine War on Various Regions/ International Concerns

The VIF Young Scholars Forum discussed ‘Impact of Ukraine War on Various Regions/ International Concerns’ in their weekly meeting on 08 April 2022. Scholars raised ramifications and responses to the Ukraine War as pertaining to their assigned fie....

IPCC’s Timely Reminder on the Need for Climate Justice: A Quantum Leap in Global Climate Change Talks

Introduction
Climate change as a concept has evolved over the years. To reaffirm, climate change is one of the most pertinent issues of our time with serious consequences. It has been declared that climate change acts as a “threat multi....

Release of the Interim Report of the VIF Task Force on ‘India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World: The Role of Nuclear Power’ by Gurumurthy Ji, Chairman, VIF

Shri Gurumurthy Ji, Chairman VIF made a virtual release of the Interim Report of the VIF Task Force on “India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World: The Role of Nuclear Power” at a function hosted by the Vivekananda International Fo....

Year End Review: India Took a Big Leap in Addressing the Threat of Climate Change in 2021

Introduction
Climate change, for India, is a subject of huge concern as the country of 1.38 billion falls under the category of one of the most vulnerable nations to experience the worsening impacts of a changing climate. It is for this s....

India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World: The Role of Nuclear Power - Overview and Key Recommendations

The concern for climate change has spurred an intense debate on energy transition to a low carbon economy. Climate change is an existential problem facing humanity. While the developed world has contributed most to global warming, its consequences wi....

China: Daily Scan, October 28, 2021

White paper lists China's achievements in responding to climate change: Xinhuanet October 27, 2021
Significant changes have taken place in China as the country responds to climate change, according to a white paper released Wednesday by ....

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