Milk and Water

The role of milk and its corollary, beef in the demand of water in India. There have been beef bans across the country in India. However, the appreciation of the fact that beef remains a natural corollary of milk is not forthcoming. Further, the pernicious role played by livestock in depleting groundwater resources in India …

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Food and Climate Change

While we hear so much about governmental policy action and technology in solving the climate change issue, we fail to appreciate the critical role played by our choices. Simple choices like what to eat, how to travel etc. This is particularly pertinent in developed countries where transportation and food habits contribute substantially to emissions and …

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The next set of articles on Climate Change

The climate change problem can be analysed using the prisoner's dilemma game. This is because there are winners as well as different types of losers in the warming world. My take: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/climaction-the-differentiated-impacts-of-climate-change/article6962958.ece But Europe is doing something very interesting indeed to impact the outcome: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/climaction-the-differentiated-impacts-of-climate-change/article6962958.ece Based on this, I believe action, quick and meaningful action on …

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Who caused climate change (and who should act)?

First, apologies for the long break. Source: Khalil Bendig, http://otherwords.org/climate-change-we-can-believe-in/ So, do we have a problem with a global warming? Pretty much everyone agrees that the world has warmed, and 97% of climate scientists agree that humans have caused it. Most of those also agree that it is going to get worse, and we should definitely …

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