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Posts Tagged "Changed Paradigm"

Reassuring Guarantee For The People Of India

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (MNREGA 2005) enacted by the Government of India in 34 Indian States and Union Territories aimed at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas…

Limits To Growth And Beyond – Part II

Affluence is a relative term in societal contexts because in each society standards there are rich and poor. But there are few in the world, as many from North as from South, who are rich…

Limits To Growth And Beyond – Part 1

In my post ‘Darker side of growth’ in European Journalism Centre I asked a question: In a pond if lotuses grow such that every next minute they double and if this minute the pond is…

My Crazy Idea

In a few days from now world is going to witness yet another attempt to address to reduce, mitigate and thwart the impending vagaries of Climate Change in the form of a summit meeting, COP…

In The Name Of Governance

Admittedly, the social, environmental and developmental scenario in South Asian region leaves a lot to expect despite plethora of NGOs, International funding agencies and individual governments slogging hard. What emerges as a basic question from…

Climate Change And Future Of Technology

“There can be no absolute reality, there can be no absolute truth”.                                  -Kevin Warwick While we discuss the Climate Change mitigation through economic, social and political options available to us and also on being innovative…

The Final Choice

Last evening, in a friendly discussion with a scientist friend of mine, my idea of combating Climate Change by conscious human choice to change life-styles (with a drastic reduction of consumption) along with a conserver…

The Immortality Question

This post is inspired by a talk by Dr. Harvey Fineberg, ex-Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health and a medical ethicist (see below for the full video of the talk) and works of Cambridge…

Why Occupy Wall Street When Your Life Is Not Yours Really?

About three years ago, when I was writing on Climate Change in THINK ABOUT IT platform run by European Journalism Center, I tried to address the waste problem of our consumer society by proposing ‘want…

Consumption Ethics – A Utopia?

As questions are coming up increasingly regarding the constraints of Growth in a world of finite resources, there should now be some ethical limits of personal consumption. The consumer economy feeds on popular demand, sometimes…

So, what’s new?

A lot actually. More than we care to know sometimes. There are so many new things around us that we sometimes fail to grasp the change. World is changing. Inside out. Literally, because every 4…

In every house One bird It perches on the apartment With a thousand rooms It’s main room Is unreachable You cannot know it When it goes there.   In the middle of a room Framed…

Shore Protection Works – The Bigger Picture Part III

There is little debate that Shore Protection Works of future need to be integrated with social, economic and ecologic aspects of our growth. [Read full post] Concluding part of a 3 part article.