Policy Briefs & Reports

The Copenhagen Agreed Outcome: Form, ...

The final week of the climate negotiations in the lead up to the Copenhagen Climate Conference in December 2009, ended in Barcelona on November 6th with a deep sense of foreboding. Shakespearean allusions flew thick and fast, with one delegate ending the closing meeting on the fearful note that “...

India’s Negotiating Position on...

In the intergovernmental climate negotiations India has consistently argued against greenhouse gas mitigation commitments for developing countries. This paper argues that while India’s position, given the burden sharing architecture of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and...

CRZ Pocket Diary

The ‘Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2011’ (CRZ 2011) is a notification issued by the government highlighting procedures and resolutions regarding coastal regulations. The main objective of this notification is to: 1. Protect the livelihoods of traditional fisherfolk communities 2. Pres...