In a captivating and intellectually stimulating session led by the distinguished Dr. Jabir Syed, an accomplished Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan, a comprehensive exploration of the dire and far-reaching consequences of climate change on Pakistan's economy and its multifaceted sectors unfolded. Pakistan, a nation ranked among the top five most vulnerable to the ravages of climate change, has found itself ensnared in the clutches of an intensifying climate crisis over the past two decades. This crisis has manifested through a litany of harrowing events, including cataclysmic floods, meteoric temperature spikes, and erratic weather patterns, all of which have wrought havoc upon the country's socioeconomic tapestry.
In a world where the profound challenges posed by climate change cast a long shadow over our future, the wisdom and expertise of scholars like Professor Joyashree Roy become invaluable. Professor Roy, holding the prestigious Bangabandhu Chair Professorship and serving as the Director of the Centre on South and South East Asia Multidisciplinary Applied Research Network at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand, offers a sweeping and insightful perspective on the complex interplay between climate change and the economic opportunities that emerge within the dynamic region of South Asia.
An informative and interactive panel discussion on “The Current State of Play of Energy Transition in India” was held by Mr. Srinivas Krishnaswamy.
“India’s Transition Journey To Cleaner Energy” was held by Dr. Aditya Gusain,
Vaishali Singh ABSTRACT In this paper, we will explore the intricate dance between eco-villages and responsible tourism in Himachal Pradesh. We will delve into the challenges, opportunities, and strategies that define this dynamic relationship, shedding light on the imperative for…
COP26, also known as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, was held at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, UK from 31st October to 13th November 2021. A new global agreement – the Glasgow Climate Pact, was reached at this agreement, which planned on setting a global agenda on climate change for the next 10 years. India expressed to intensify its Climate Action, wherein India presented the five nectar elements (Panchamrit) of its climate action.
The Jan Vishwas bill was recently passed and made into Law. It claimed to promote trust-based governance, ease of living and business, and enhancement of individual liberty. It attempts to do so by decriminalization of various offenses, periodic increase in penalties, and creation of new adjudicating officers overseeing penalties. As the Bill has recently been passed, we do not have empirical evidence of the policies. While the bill claim to achieve a lot, it isn’t entirely clear whether it is up to the challenge. There are also certain interesting changes made by the Jan Vishwas Bill, which may not entirely come under the ethos of the Bill. A critical analysis of the Bill, with arguments and evidence from various sources will helps us understand it better, and point out any possible concerns and flaws in the Bill.