Category: Green Energy Technology, Economics and Policy


Anthropogenic emissions due to industrialization, especially because of the burning of fossil fuels and land use change augment atmospheric temperature, resulting in rise in sea level, receding glaciers and flash floods, frequent droughts, devastating hurricanes and so on. These calamities affect the population globally, but the poor are going to pay the price more because […]

Poverty, environment and climate change

K. M.Thayyib Sahini (IAEA, Vienna) 24.1 INTRODUCTION One sixth of humanity is still living in extreme poverty and struggling to have bare necessities of life. In spite of all the scientific achievements, technological progress and modern economic growth, poverty is still a continuing reality. A common understand­ing of absolute poverty is deprivation of a person […]