Which countries are taking the lead in the low carbon economy ?

AccountAbility in association with the UNEP released their Climate Competitiveness Index 2010. This report analyses the progress of 95 countries accounting for similar shares of greenhouse gases emissions. To the CCI : ” (i)n spite of uncertainty surrounding international climate negotiations (…) One third of countries show promising gains in low carbon economic growth since… Continue reading Which countries are taking the lead in the low carbon economy ?

Big Business steps into climate change mitigation

In the last few days I came across three different news on how large companies are beginning to act on global warming and  demand climate change mitigation action from global governments. The most important is the Copenhagen communiqué a message from 600 large companies – including Nike, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Tesco and SC Johnson –… Continue reading Big Business steps into climate change mitigation

Investors demand strong climate change action

While many governments are slow to action, nearly 200 investors from around the world – led by Sir Nicholas Stern – are demanding strong climate change action as they see warming temperatures as a threat to the global economy. As the United Nations Environment Program notes : ” The world’s largest global investors issued a… Continue reading Investors demand strong climate change action

Imagining India, by Nandan Nilekani

My main trades and areas of interest before climate change mitigation and sustainable development are international business and management. This brought me to focus early on India. So when I discovered today’s book via The Daily Show with Jon Stewart I knew I had to read what promised to be a fantastic book on India’s… Continue reading Imagining India, by Nandan Nilekani