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MisDisMal-Information Edition 33

This is an excerpt from Edition 33 of MisDisMal-Information:  For the complete edition, go to:  Of Regulating the ‘internet’ this week, climate meme themes The worrying themes of climate memes Cameron Oglesby writes about politically charged memes, especially around climate change [Grist]:...

Climate Change and Global Politics

By Gayathri Rajesh The UN defines sustainable development as the development that takes place through justified use of the earth’s current resources in a way that it “meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations...

Climate change and geopolitics converge to yield locust swarms

The butterfly effect occurs when a trivial cause, such as a butterfly fluttering its wings somewhere in an Amazon rainforest, triggers a series of events that end up having a massive impact elsewhere—a tornado ravaging the state of Texas in...

Nitin Pai speaks at TERI-KAS Resource Dialogue on Climate Change and Security

Nitin Pai spoke at a panel discussion on climate change and national security at the TERI-KAS Resource Dialogue in New Delhi from 20th-22nd February 2020. The discussion was chaired by Ajai Shukla (Senior Journalist and Retired Colonel, Indian Army). The...

An Analytical Framework of Climate Change and National Security

By Nitin Pai Download the slides as PDF [680 KB] Climate change has emerged as an important threat multiplier across the world. The instability brought forth by climate change has resulted in natural disasters, droughts and resource shortages in several...

A Global Climate Change Relocation Insurance Framework

A Global Relocation Insurance to address the Challenge of International Migration from Climate Change Pavan Srinath, Pranay Kotasthane, Varun Ramachandra and Sarah Farooqui Takshashila Policy Brief 2015-03. Read the Policy Brief [177KB PDF] Executive Summary India has the opportunity to take the lead...

The National UAE quotes Takshashila’s Pavan Srinath

The National UAE quotes Takshashila’s policy research manager, Pavan Srinath on the death toll in the Indian monsoon disaster in Uttarakhand. India death toll rises to 600 as monsoon rains strand thousands more “Theoretically, if you mess around in mountain...