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The Climate Action in the Indian state of Uttarakhand

URGENT COLLECTIVE EFFORTS NEEDED TO SAVE OUR ONLY EARTH, OUR COLLECTIVE FUTURE! Suresh Nautiyal Member, International Coordination Committee, Global Greens. Convener, National & International Affairs,…

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India: The Politics of Green Ideology

  Green activist, journalist and GGC Member IN INDIA, the Sixteenth Lok Sabha General Election-2014 is to be over on May 12 and results will…

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UN World Summit on Sustainable Development or Rio+ Summit from 13 to 22 June 2012.

RIO+20 SUMMIT NOT TO BE REMEMBERED FOR “PARADIGM SHIFT” DESPITE reservations of a few nations including the US, on certain points, the ten-day historic United…

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Yes, there is a future for Green politics in India

MORE than 1.3 billion people and no Greens? More than 1300 political organisations and hardly any Green organisations! The answer is both ‘yes’ and ‘no’…

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Suresh Nautiyal’s Keynote address on the Himalaya Day functions at the Apeejay University, Haryana on September 9, 2011.

The expedited glacial retreat in the Himalaya is an ecological threat Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Ladies, Gentlemen and dear students, I feel obliged and honoured…

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Indian perspective with reference to the Central Himalayan state of Uttarakhand

The direct democracy at village level: Obstacles and possibilities Presentation made at the “The 2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy” Summit at San Francisco,…

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FOREWORD TO THE BOOK — “THE RULING STICK: UTTARAKHAND PANCHAYATI VAN NIYAMAVALI, 2005 (PANCHAYAT FOREST RULES, 2005)” UNDER THE SUB-HEADING, GOVERNMENT’S LAWS AND REGULATION VERSUS PEOPLE’S RIGHTS

The Van Panchayat (village forest council) mechanism has been in practice in the Central Himalayan Region of India (now state of Uttarakhand) for over seventy…

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MELTING HIMALAYAN GLACIERS

OVERVIEW: The Copenhagen Accord set the aim of limiting warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), but did not set a year by which…

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Nationwide farmers’ movement is need of the hour

Jardhari along with several other activists from Jardhargaon and nearby areas in Tehri district of Uttarakhand formed Beej Bachao Andolan (Save the Seeds Movement) in…

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The National Dialogue on CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS’ PARTICIPATION IN CLIMATE CHANGE

  India Peace Centre, Nagpur, 15-16 November 2009 Presentation CLIMATE CHANGE: MELTING GLACIERS AND DRYING RIVERS IN HIMALAYA By Suresh Nautiyal Before talking about the…

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