Climate Change
Climate Change: A Review of 2022 and Projections for 2023

Over the past year, the impact of climate change has escalated significantly. The threats emanating from this existential crisis are increasingly multifaceted and interlocking in nature and continue to test the capability of states and governments to....

COP 27 and its Outcomes

In this VIF podcast, PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Heena Samant , Research Assistant at VIF discuss COP 27 and its outcomes. The episode is conversational and flags both the positive as well as negative outcomes of COP 27 which took place from....

India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World - Final Report

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....

COP 27: High Stakes, Low Expectations

Introduction
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 27, will take place at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt from 6 to 18 November. The main aim of the conference is to spur action towards achieving the world’s collective climat....

Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth M. Siegel, Thomas Press India Ltd, 2015, ISBN 978-1-250-12959-8, 337 pp, price- 699 Rupees

Israel, a small country on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, is a land of many innovations. It has emerged as a leader in the field of technology and has been described as the “start-up” nation of the world. However, another domain wher....

Innovative Strategies for Arresting Environmental Degradation while Addressing Debt Problems of the States

Abstract
At the COP-26 summit in Glasgow, Prime Minister Modi had committed India to some bold environmental targets, to achieve which the Centre must work with the State where the economic activities take place that also take their to....

Impact of Climate Change on the Blue Economy of the Indian Ocean Region: Case Study of the Fisheries Sector

Introduction
Over the last decade, the concept of blue economy, which refers to sustainable economic development through proper utilization of marine resources, has become widespread including in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The Indian ....

Cryptocurrency and the Regulatory Challenges

Abstract
Cryptocurrencies are digital tokens or digital currencies typically issued by non-governmental agencies. They are classified as a special type of asset in which payments are made directly through an online network without the int....

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....

India's Clean Energy Transition

In this episode of the VIF podcast, Mr PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Ambassador DP Srivastava, Distinguished Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss the ongoing clean energy transition and what it means for India and the wor....

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