Environment, GS-3, Uncategorized

Growth in fossil fuel emissions slowed in 2015?

A report released today by the Global Carbon Project has found that fossil fuel emissions of carbon dioxide grew by only 0.6% in 2014, breaking with the fast emissions growth of 2-3% per year since early 2000s. This is the first two-year period in a multi-decade record where the global economy shows clear signs of… Continue reading Growth in fossil fuel emissions slowed in 2015?

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process

It was established to provide a platform to discuss regional issues, particularly encouraging security, political, and economic cooperation among Afghanistan and its neighbors. It aimed at enhancing security around Afghanistan and promoting economic development in that country. Apart from the immediate neighbours, the process has drawn in major countries that hem the region, including China and… Continue reading Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process

Environment, GS-3, Uncategorized

Lima-Paris Action Agenda

What’s the prime motive of LPAA? The Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) is a joint undertaking of the Peruvian and French COP presidencies, the Office of the Secretary-General of United Nations and the UNFCCC Secretariat. It aims to strengthen climate action throughout 2015, in Paris in December and well beyond through mobilizing robust global action towards… Continue reading Lima-Paris Action Agenda

Editorials, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Fundamental duties’s role in our polity

Any debate on the Constitution naturally focuses on the historic significance of the primacy of the fundamental rights of citizens. These rights placed India at the forefront of nations that cherish human rights. The historic significance of these rights lies in the fact that a people who suffered colonial oppression and the loss of basic… Continue reading Fundamental duties’s role in our polity