All stories by Darryl D'Monte
Paris and after: India in the worldRediff.com14 Dec 2015
The omission of historical responsibilities, implying the build-up in the atmosphere of 165 years of greenhouse gas emissions from industrialised countries, is a body blow to the notion of climate justice, sums up Darryl D'Monte, reporting exclusively for Rediff.com from COP21.
Uncle Sam and the ElephantRediff.com11 Dec 2015
If Paris really meant to serve as a landmark in recognising equity in climate negotiations, it should have heralded the second phase of the Kyoto protocol. Instead we have all countries, India and China included, all signing up with voluntary commitments in what can only be seen as a race to the bottom, reports Darryl D'Monte.
'Nice mosquito bite' in ParisRediff.com10 Dec 2015
At the Paris climate change summit, there is talk of restricting temperature rise to 1.5?C instead of 2?C, which has been negotiated so far. This would give India less space to grow by limiting carbon emissions further, reports Darryl D'Monte, reporting exclusively for Rediff.com from the French capital.
India's concrete facts in ParisRediff.com9 Dec 2015
'The Indian cement sector is the most energy-efficient worldwide, mainly due to modern technology used in the plants but also because of efficient monitoring of a plant's performance on a daily basis, focusing on energy savings and carbon dioxide emission reductions.'
Coal: the new four-letter word in Paris?Rediff.com5 Dec 2015
Since the US, the second biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after China, has shifted in a major way to shale gas, the focus of global environmentalists' ire has fallen on India, which is the third biggest emitter, reports Darryl D'Monte.
Paris protests muted but world speaks up for climate changeRediff.com30 Nov 2015
Senior journalist Darryl D'Monte reports exclusively for Rediff.com from Paris.
Why the Rs 322-crore/km Mumbai highway may be a 'disaster'Rediff.com10 Jul 2015
Govt says coastal road is meant to decongest Mumbai, experts believe it would be counter-productive.
Ahmedabad: Two steps forward, one step backRediff.com11 Jun 2015
Since many of Modi's urban policies were initiated in Ahmedabad, the city may act as a template to examine what can be expected in a country that is witnessing the biggest migration from rural to urban areas in the world