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PP Sangal

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Why the world needs to deal with climate change, now

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PP Sangal To bring home the point, this piece focuses in a comprehensive manner on all types of disastrous impacts of climate change or global warming on all forms of life on planet Earth. I would discuss what environmental calamities are currently happening a... More »

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Rhetoric no salve for farm distress

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PP Sangal Rhetoric no salve for farm distress Farmers in India (also in undivided India) have generally been poor, and it has not been only the phenomenon of post-reforms period in Independent India, as believed by some. Yes, now it is becoming worse day by da... More »

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Climate talks: Was COP24 able to achieve its objectives?

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PP Sangal Regarding finance for adaptation, the Rulebook says that developed countries are not expected to indicate how much would be as ‘grants’ or ‘loans’, except that a substantial part of funds would be grants-based funding. The 24th Conference of the Part... More »

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Take the Earth Overshoot Day seriously

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PP Sangal We must take carbon out of our commute, strive for zero-waste, eat lesser meat and more veggies, and stabilise population. (Representational photo) August 1 was marked the Earth Overshoot Day (EOD, previously Ecological Debt Day) this year. It implie... More »

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How population and poverty are linked

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PP Sangal On the basis of these premises, Malthus concluded that population would outstrip food supply which would create pollution and poverty. Population, pollution and poverty—or the 3 Ps, as I would like to call them—are topics that greatly concern planner... More »