RK Pachauri

RK Pachauri

Escalating threat to wildlife

Escalating threat to wildlife

Friday, 02 November 2018 | RK Pachauri

Wildlife protection may have a certain romanticism imbedded in the meagre efforts we see today but unless we develop a value for nature and biodiversity, these will remain futile Gandhiji was always concerned about how we humans treated animals, because he felt that the life of an animal was no less...

The making of a sustainable future

Friday, 13 July 2018 | RK Pachauri

Quite apart from what India can and should do at the national level, much can be achieved at the local level in towns and cities to create a sustainable future. Monaco is an example Human society is currently confronted with daunting problems, for some of which solutions are being evaded. The...

Authoritarianism and the global commons

Friday, 29 June 2018 | RK Pachauri

The answer to the problem of environmental degradation lies in widespread awareness. The economic merits inherent in feasible solutions and in mobilising the youth, in particular, are the way forward The re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan has led analysts and scholars to comment on an intensified move that this development represents...

lateral entry, upward expertise in Government

Friday, 15 June 2018 | RK Pachauri

While in a democracy an important issue like civil service reform would understandably become a subject of hot political debate, it would help if political parties at least appreciate the need for change and improvement A significant news item just disseminated mentions that 10 positions at the level of Joint Secretary...

Petroleum prices and India's energy security

Friday, 01 June 2018 | RK Pachauri

India has not been effective in achieving energy security. Strategic vision is essential for creating a secure energy future. Efficiency of energy supply/use must be the key in defining energy strategy The issue of energy security came into prominence in the mid-1970s after the oil price shock of 1973-74, when global...

Towards a more equitable form of economics

Friday, 18 May 2018 | RK Pachauri

Our fascination with the American way of life has set us on a path that a populous nation like ours can neither sustain ecologically nor afford for its inherent political and sociological consequences A recent issue of the magazine Prospect, published in the UK, carries many pages devoted to the subject...

Earth Day and life under water

Friday, 04 May 2018 | RK Pachauri

The commemorative event has focussed on local environmental problems, ignoring the impact on global commons. We must understand the enormous damage inflicted to all forms of life The 22nd of April each year is observed as Earth Day, an initiative which was introduced by a visionary politician, Senator Gaylord Nelson of...

Gone with the wind, literally

Friday, 20 April 2018 | RK Pachauri

Wind energy, particularly offshore wind, provides growing promise across the globe. In terms of generating wind power as also manufacturing equipment, India has a lot of catching up to do A lesser known legal battle lost by US President Donald Trump in the UK Supreme Court in 2015 was on blocking...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer