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Why US-China climate deal is neither ‘historical’ nor ‘ambitious

It will take the world towards a catastrophic beyond 4OC temperature increase pathway

Fourth National Research Conference on Climate Change

Indian Institute of Technology Madras
October 26-27, 2013

400 not out

While the public and the media in the nation have been distracted by IPL fixing and other scams small and large, a milestone was crossed without much fanfare or even contemplation. The vast majority of newspapers and other media outlets in India made scant mention of the Mauna Loa observatory recording carbon-di-oxide levels in excess of 400ppm for a few days.

Geoengineering, the new kid on the block

Solar radiation management and CO2 removal methods form the core of geoengineering. But these methods are risky and their veracity in arresting climate change is yet to be established