The human condition in the future would depend on how we manage the scarcity of water, energy and food. RK Pachauri writes
India has the capacity and intellectual power to devise ‘out of the box’ solutions. Yet, we are blindly following the prosperous nations of the north, writes RK Pachauri.
At the macro level, a major shift towards renewable sources of energy along with a carefully planned expansion of nuclear power is required. Our buildings, both existing and new ones, require changes in design and structure, by which energy efficiency can be improved substantially, writes Dr RK Pachauri.
The solution to the country’s water woes lies in managing the uses of water rather than focusing only on enhancement of supply, writes R.K. Pachauri.
Gross domestic product fails as a true measure of economic welfare. It’s time to come up with better measures of human progres, writes RK Pachauri.
Reducing meat consumption can bring down greenhouse gas emissions. Such lifestyle changes can make climate change mitigation work, writes RK Pachauri.