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Multi Hazard Disaster Risk Assessment: A Step Towards Disaster Resilience

GVV Sarma, Member Secretary, National Disaster Management Authority, talks to G’nY about building multi-disaster resilient infrastructure through comprehensive and integrated guidelines by involving entire geographic and socio-economic ecosystems.

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Global Emissions Data | Peter Kiernan, Lead Analyst, Energy, The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) sharing his thoughts on global emissions data

Peter Kiernan, Lead Analyst, Energy, The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) talks to G’nY about the current state of global climate change efforts. The newly released global emissions data for 2019 by the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) shows almost an unchanged emission rate when compared to 2018. Although, it is encouraging that the annual rate of growth in global emissions appears to be slowing down, however environmentalists were hoping for a falling emissions scenario. It is worth noting that the emissions flattened out despite the global GDP growing by nearly 3 per cent. But this progress needs to accelerate if the long term goals are to be met. Peter shares his views in the backdrop of the 2019 global emissions data:

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Migration will have a Bearing on Citizenship

PC Mohanan, former Chairperson of the National Statistics Commission, discusses the relevance of recording migration through different data sources and offers solutions for creating better documentation practices.

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Nafees Meah I Working towards healthy diets

G’nY talks with Nafees Meah, Regional Representative, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to solicit his views on issues pertaining to India’s food production, the impact of climate change and possible policy interventions.

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Mathew Cherian I Envisioning a Kinder World

Mathew Cherian, Chief Executive Officer, HelpAge India, speaking with Ratish Jha, discusses key challenges faced by India’s elderly population and the role of society in redressing them.

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K J Ramesh I Bettering Monsoon Predictions

K J Ramesh, the Director General of the India Meteorological Department, Government of India.

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M N Rajeevan I Collaboration is the essence of science increasing the opportunity to work extensively

In conversation with M N Rajeevan, a leading atmospheric scientist and Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India.

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M Ravichandran I NCPOR: India’s gateway to Polar Regions

In conversation with the leading oceonographer and multi-faceted scientist, M Ravichandran, Director, National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa.

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Dr M A Atmanand I Methods of desalination can convert sea water to potable water

In conversation with Dr M A Atmanand, Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Chair IOCINDIO (UNESCO)

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Dr M N Rajeevan I Technological innovations can help India become third largest economy by 2030

In conversation with Dr M N Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.