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IISD/ENB @ Ocean Conference | 5-9 Jun 2017 | New York, US | IISD Reporting Services

News from IISD - 23. May 2017 - 6:25
IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, will cover The Ocean Conference, Our Oceans, Our Future: Partnering for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, from 5 to 9 June 2017, from UN Headquarters in New York

IISD/ENB+ @ 52nd GEF Council Meeting | 22 May 2017 | Washington, DC, US | IISD Reporting Services

News from IISD - 23. May 2017 - 4:56
On Monday, 22 May 2017, IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, covered the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council Consultation Meeting with Civil Society Organization (CSOs), from the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC, US

Why India ranks below Liberia in global healthcare rankings, in three charts

News from India - 23. May 2017 - 4:11
A new research by ‘Lancet’ shows India ranks 154 out of 195 countries in terms of access to healthcare, which is worse than Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana and Liberia

Indian IT and the lightning bolt of layoffs

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 23:56
Leaders of Indian IT firms should see the layoffs as bolts of lightning to transform their companies into truly international competitors

Supply curve

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 21:04
Opec members and other major oil producers will meet in Vienna this week to discuss oil production cuts, but US shale could complicate matters

Is informal the new normal?

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 20:10
The informal sector may not contribute much to the national income but its dominance in employment is likely to continue for some more time

Iran re-elects fake reformer in fake vote

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 20:01
The supreme leader is still all-powerful, and free nations must not pretend that there was ever any real political competition

Emerging frontiers for India-Russia ties

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 20:00
To resuscitate this atrophying relationship, focus on sunrise sectors such as quantum computing, Artificial Intelligence and cybersecurity

Banking ordinance opens up Pandora’s box

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 19:57
It does not change the status quo, where good money is thrown after bad and no real resolution of NPAs takes place

In praise of mainstream politicians

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 19:57
A hard-nosed, take-no-prisoners approach sells while campaigning but is problematic as a governing philosophy

Biodiversity. But what is it?

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 19:55
Biodiversity is one of the less well-described aspects of environmental change when it comes to metrics for guiding, enforcing and refining efforts to sustain it

Rupee strength is justified

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 19:50
The rupee’s near-term strength might be because Indian interest rates are still too high relative to that of other countries

SoftBank’s $100 billion fund finally gets that six-letter word

News from India - 22. May 2017 - 16:52
The boundary between SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund, the $100 billion fund, has come into focus, although it’s so fine you need to squint

Stark warning issued to Caribbean concerning climate change

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Jamaica Gleaner - A warning has been issued to governments across the Caribbean, including Jamaica, to do more to make countries resilient to climate change as there is a price to pay if nothing is done.

Uganda: Study Reveals the Gender Gap in Tanzania, Uganda Climate Policies

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Conversation - Climate change is negatively affecting many regions of the world.

Climate change should look beyond image of polar bear: Oxford-based think tank

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Indian Express - Getting more people-focused images into the media and into other public communications could help more people identify with the problem: Research director at Climate Outreach

US warned on dangers of abandoning Paris climate accord

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Financial Times - Ben van Beurden, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, has warned that Donald Trump will put American companies at a disadvantage and weaken the US’s global standing if he pulls out of the Paris climate deal.

Climate change CSOs call for meteorological policy

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Malawi24 - The Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) has called on Malawi government to approve a draft national meteorological policy in the country.

Norway to boost climate change defences of 'doomsday' seed vault

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Norway on Saturday said it would boost protection of a seed storage vault designed to protect the world's crops from disaster, after soaring temperatures caused water to leak into its entrance.

Shell shareholders to vote for new climate change goals

New from UNFCCC - 22. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Investors including the Church of England and activists will send signal to Anglo-Dutch company’s board at AGM this week

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