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A Review of Russia’s Climatic Initiatives in BRICS

The climatic agenda is not just another “sphere” of interaction, but a reflection of the agreements reached during the dialogue on other relevant issues In April 2024, Russia announced its proposals for the BRICS Contact Group on Climate Change and Sustainable Development. The priorities for the year of Russia’s chairmanship included: issues of a just transition, adaptation to climate change, natural solutions, carbon markets and carbon pricing. Initiatives to share experience in the development...


‘Three Poles of the Cold’: Myth or Reality?

The Three Poles project has very real prospects to become a kind of “integrator” and “driver” of BRICS for the foreseeable future The concept of ‘Three Poles of the Cold’ (or simply the Three Poles) has not yet received an unambiguous interpretation among the students of political science. For some, mainly climatologists and glaciologists [ 1 ] from the Greater Himalayan region, this is all about only one Pole of the Cold, i.e. the Himalayas. These scientists are mainly interested in the factors...


Polar Regions Offer Enough Space for India and Russia to Map What Nations Can Do Together

Interview with professor D Suba Chandran India has a well-developed Antarctic program, and the country is a relatively new actor in the Arctic. It received an Observer status in the Arctic Council in 2013, published its official Arctic Policy in 2022. India’s interest to the Polar region is growing. Does India have enough experience and expertise to conduct research and projects in the Arctic? What are the core drivers for India’s activity in the region? Does the country’s public and academic community...


Alternative Solutions for Today’s Climate Emergency

The South-South cooperation model together with BRICS enlargement could lead to significant improvements in the sphere of sustainability Prior to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) initiative, several attempts, such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change have been welcomed by the international community, aiming to avoid the irreversible effects of climate change. Despite the ambitious objectives of the signed agreements and preceding cooperation...


The world of 2050: Yin-transition to the ‘Soft Dictatorship’

How will the world look in 2050? The truth is unknown to all. However, intuitively, it could be assumed that the upcoming transformation of finance and technologies will be unprecedented. It will definitely have an impact on all areas of economic activity. The development of global Yin-markets and “anarchic” areas of the economy will considerably reduce governments’ real influence. Humanity will rethink the role of international institutions and mechanisms that have evolved over decades, if not centuries...


Increased Asian engagement in the Arctic and Russia-India cooperation in the region

India recognises the value of having different forums to advocate its Arctic issues It is hard not to notice the growing activity of non-Arctic states in the Arctic region. Over the past 10 years, since China, Japan, India, Singapore and South Korea were granted observer status in the Arctic Council in 2013, the discourse regarding the burgeoning involvement of Asian countries in the region has undergone a transformation—from discussing the initially cautious acceptance of this growing interest...


Digitalization Going Green

For digitalization’s “engine” to run safely and smoothly, it needs greener “oil” Digitalization accompanies and drives modern human development. It has led to a huge boom in the volume of available information and its streamlining. Additionally, it has led to increasing the speed of decision-making, and simplified means of communication amid decreasing business travel intensity, and the volume of resources required for traditional correspondence. Additionally, new digital technologies can mitigate...


The Collapse of the Climate Change Cult

In all reality, only a handful of countries are keeping their promises and attaining their climate plan Despite the attempts by the media coverage and attendees at the COP27 Climate Change Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt touting the creation of a loss and damage fund, where developed countries who are allegedly responsible for the planet’s demise will pay reparations to countries who are seemingly impacted by the climate warming, there was significant turmoil as the Summit went into two-days of...


Special Climate Operation: COP-27 Created a New Fund for Developing Nations but Concerns About Other Issues Remain

The major outcome of COP-27 was the long-awaited establishment of a fund to help particularly vulnerable countries affected by climate change From November 6 to November 20, 2022, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP-27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with over 30 thousand delegates from almost 195 states present. At the opening ceremony UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned world leaders that “we are on a highway...


Green Sun of the Desert

Egypt’s orientation towards green development helps it emerge as a leader in the Middle East in building a green economy On November 6 to 18, 2022, the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-27) is taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh. Egypt hosting the World Climate Summit is a landmark event in the recent history of this country. In addition, this is an excellent opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of the measures taken by the Egyptian...


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