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A celebration in Yokohama and a summit in Beijing 

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 21:21
Led by Japan, the Asian Development Bank has helped transform Asia over 50 years. Now, China is taking the lead, its Belt and Road only one of three key tools

How realistic is the idea of time travel?

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 21:19
Eintein’s ‘spacetime’ implies the possibility of time travel; how it would happen is a question for another time

Breaking barriers with ‘Baahubali’

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 21:17
The success of ‘Baahubali’ worldwide and ‘Dangal’ in China indicates the untapped business potential of Indian movies on foreign shores

Structure versus strategy: The struggle at IT services firms

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 21:14
IT services firms are seeing huge pressures on margins; unless their structure adapts to new strategies, efforts to build new revenue streams may not succeed

Political risks

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 20:37
The markets crash on Thursday is a reminder that one of the biggest risks to the global economy comes from the unpredictability of US politics

Virginia governor orders cap-and-trade regulation for power plants

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - Virginia's governor issued an order on Tuesday to lay the groundwork for a cap-and-trade system to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, saying it would "fill the void" left by the Trump administration which has been rolling back federal climate rules.

The EU: What happened to climate's poster child?

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Times of India - The 28-member European Union, the third-largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases after China and the United States, has long been held up as the poster child of efforts to save Earth's climate

Dutch MEP: Shipping must go further and faster on climate

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Lloyd's List - European policymakers are looking for concrete policy plans and clear verifiable targets followed by immediate action that reduces shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions

Des coraux du Golfe d'Aqaba résistent au changement climatique

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Mediacom - Les récifs coralliens du Golfe d’Aqaba dans la Mer Rouge sont particulièrement résistants à la hausse des températures. Les coraux pourraient un jour servir à repeupler des récifs dans d’autres régions du monde, plus touchés par les effets du réchauffement climatique. Les scientifiques en appellent à une meilleure protection contre les problèmes locaux de pollution qui menacent leur survie.

Face à l'incertitude américaine, les pays vulnérables appellent à défendre l'action climatique

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Des pays parmi les plus vulnérables au changement climatique ont, sur fond d'incertitudes américaines, appelé mercredi à Bonn à renforcer l'action mondiale contre le réchauffement planétaire, à quelques jours de la tenue du sommet du G7 en Italie.

Climat: le Canada face à ses promesses non tenues

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Le Canada n'a jamais mis en place son engagement de supprimer les subventions "inefficaces aux énergies fossiles", une promesse prise sur la scène internationale lors des réunions du G20 en 2009 et restée lettre morte, a déploré mardi l'organisme d'audit du gouvernement canadien.

Africa Should Fast Track Green Cover Restoration

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: The New Times - Investing in forest and landscape restoration as well as ensuring their sustainability will improve livelihoods of African people.

EU to back developing nations fighting climate with $890M US package

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - EU will also provide 3M euros to support Fiji, which will oversee United Nations negotiations in 2018

Debate over fossil fuel lobby heats up at UN climate talks

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: eco-business.com - For two decades, fossil fuel industry representatives have had easy access to the UN climate negotiations, but this may soon change thanks to growing calls for measures to avoid a conflict of interest in the talks.

Trump Acting as 'Bully' on Climate Galvanizes Work at UN Talks

New from UNFCCC - 18. May 2017 - 15:59
Source: Bloomberg - President Donald Trump’s threat to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change has catalyzed envoys from much of the rest of the world working to give the deal a boost at United Nations talks in Germany this week.

Tencent gets engaged as China’s online romance peaks

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 11:44
Tencent’s first quarter was dominated by its games, while developments in new areas such as video look positive as users increasingly connect via mobile devices

تقرير | مؤتمر تغير المناخ في بون - مايو 2017 | 17 مايو 2017 | بون، ألمانيا | خدمات التقارير للمعهد الدولي للتنمية المستدامة

News from IISD - 18. May 2017 - 10:15
سوف تتولى الخدمات الإخبارية للمعهد الدولي للتنمية المستدامة من خلال نشرة مفاوضات الأرض تغطية مؤتمر بون لتغير المناخ-مايو/ أيار 2017- من 8- 18 مايو/أيار 2017 من بون، ألمانيا.

IISD/ENBOTS @ Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017 | 18 May 2017 | Bonn, DE | IISD Reporting Services

News from IISD - 18. May 2017 - 9:27
On Thursday, 18 May 2017, IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin on the Side (ENBOTS) Meeting Coverage, covered selected side events at the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017 - Accelerating Implementation of the Paris Agreement, which runs from 8 to 18 May 2017, from Bonn, Germany

Rapport du ENB | Conférence de Bonn sur les changements climatiques de mai 2017 | 18 mai 2017 | Bonn, DE | IISD Reporting Services

News from IISD - 18. May 2017 - 9:24
Le Service des informations de l’IIDD, à travers son Bulletin des Négociations de la Terre (ENB), a produit un lever de rideau de la Conférence de Bonn sur les changements climatiques - mai 2017, qui aura lieu du 8 au 18 mai 2016, de Bonn, Allemagne

‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’: An ode to mixed tapes, love, Calcutta, and badly written cinema

News from India - 18. May 2017 - 9:07
The premise of Meri Pyaari Bindu has much to laud and romanticize over

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