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Sugar-Coated Illusions: The Flaws of Ethanol Fuel

Sugar-Coated Illusions: The Flaws of Ethanol Fuel

If there is a wild goose running for its life ahead of the target to blend ethanol into petrol up to 20 per cent of the volume by the end of 2025-26, it is keeping itself pretty invisible. But make no mistake, any attempt to use a farm-grown crop like sugarcane to produce biofuels is little more than a wild goose chase.
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Stalemate on GMO Crop Policies: A Barrier to Agricultural Advancement

A Amarender Reddy GEAC’s Recommendation and the Promise of DMH-11 The government’s Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has recommended the environmental release of transgenic Dhara Mustard Hybrid-11 (DMH-11) for testing in farmers’ field crops and seed production. If testing in…


Climate Change Mitigation and Role of the USA and China

DIPLOMACY IN CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION • Decarbonization or Energy Transition or Climate Change Mitigation -Reducing the emission of the main greenhouse gas (GHG), carbon dioxide. • Energy Security - Assurance of adequate energy to meet long-term demand • Externality -A side effect of someone's activity that benefits or hurts others without cost to either side • Free-rider Problem - Market failure of public goods • Ordinal Number - The use of numbers only
Climate Change and Economic Opportunities in Pakistan

Climate Change and Its Implication for the Economy in Pakistan

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.
Climate Change and Economic Opportunites in South Asia

Climate Change and Economic Opportunities in South Asia

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.