Frank Islam in conversation with Rajendra Shende, environmentalist

Mar 19, 2020

In a very informative conversation, Frank Islam discusses with Rajendra Shende, environmentalist and chairman, TERRE Policy Centre, Pune about his work when he headed the OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); with the IPCC on safeguarding the ozone layer and global climate system that led to a joint award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize; his role as advisor with the Media India Group in Paris in enhancing cooperation between India and Europe; on environmental protection; his message to the youth on sustainable development; and his conviction that India can reach its goal of a USD 5 trillion economy through a low-carbon footprint.


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