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  CMI-IISD's 11th Advanced Executive Training Programme on Carbon Management, CSR, Sustainability Reporting & Renewable Energy (AECTP) from 30th July to 1st August 2014 at India International Centre Annexe, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (Next to The World Bank)  
     

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Friday is “No Car Day“ For Delhi
Carbon Minus India (CMI) calls you to join it’s No Car Day Campaign
As first the step towards it’s Campaign, Carbon Minus India(CMI) calls Delhi-ites to desert their cars at least for one day (Friday) in a week.To start create  a visible impact not only
in terms reduction of Carbon-foot print of the Caitpal City of the largest democracy of the world, but also motivate it’s citizens to adopt climate-friendly life-styles at large. Collectively we can do it.                                            ...read more

Also Know the China, European & US Attempts

     
Green Building & Architecture
Live in a simple, plain, well functional, climate-friendly green apsartment; which at the same time offers you optimum comfort and carbon credits.
Help in protecting the earth; the age old home of all of us by using
state-of-art, new building materials, building engineering and science- for which we have to apply your mind more to spend less and earn more in terms of carbon revenue.
Today architecture means - its not just going for most expensive, luxurious building cunstruction - than what is the acrhitecture of the day?                        ...read more
     
Rich Countries accused of Foul Play
India claims its signing of a declaration demanding global warming kept below 20C is being misused by US and EU.India reacts strongly to references         during   the
current UN-led talks in Bonn to a declaration from the Major Economies Forum (MEF) earlier this year, which(MEF) earlier this year, which India signed, saying that global warming should not be allowed to surpass  20C, and thus should also be ready to take on some kind of commitment to limit its emissions, the US and EU have argued. India is under pressure to take a cap ahead of the UN conference to take place in Copenhagen. India wants a meaningful international agreement that all countries will take seriously and implement, where countries take on legal obligations, under common and differential responsibity norms.”                        ...read more
 
15th/16th Conference of Parties to UNFCCC
The Conference, to be hosted by the Government of Denmark, brings together representatives of over 180 countries together with observers from inter- governmental and non- governmental organizations, and the  media.  
From 7-18th  Dec.09 Sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, its subsidiary bodies as well as the Meeting of the Parties of the Kyoto Protocol. A high level deligation, with ministerial segments in the second week will conclude the Conference. Copenhagen will decide the details of the green house gas reduction roadmap that all the nations will take collectively to protect our only planet. Carbon Minus India (CMI) was very active in CoP 13 at Bali and also be participating at Copenhagen, CoP 15.  ..read more
     
CMI's 6th AECTP successfully concluded
On 30th May 2010 at India International Centre (IIC) Annexe, CMI concluded it's most popular management development programme (MDP) on Carbon Trading - 4th Advanced  Executive  CDM  Training   Programme  (AECTP).  Secretary  MNRE,
Shri  Deepak Gupta, IAS was the Chief Guest, to distribute the Certificates to 42 Trainees,  who got trained  both in  the  Compliance  &  Voluntary  Carbon  Market,
with most eminent / credible Experts of the Subject. There was an Examination in the last session, where each participating Candidate's performance was evaluated with A++ to B-- gradation system. Leading Indivisual Consultants, Public Sectors and Corporate majors, Charted Accountants and Banks such as ICICI etc., HPCL, Indian Oil, NTPC, IREDA, BHEL, GAIL, CPWD, PFC, CSIR, IITM, Power Grid, NMDC, Power-Link, GMR, Vedanta, Balco, NALCO, TCE, Reliance-Solar etc participated in this programme.                                                                                                                                                    ...read more
     
Investor's Corner
  Carbon revenue from e-Waste Recycling
Do you know India is the largest e-waste recycler in the world. About 85% of the e-waste gets totally recycled here, providing basic employment to 4 million workers. These days, entire e-waste of the world have started flowing to India; not just creating livlihood opportunity for the poor but also creating largest carbon revenue market for the e-waste recycling opportunity for its investors. Do you wish to invest in the sector and earn CERs ?
 
Interview with...
Teacher
(Sh. Bharat Prasad)
Rickshaw Puller
(Haria)
Student
(Ms Gudrun Benecke)
Different perspectives from 3 stakeholders.
  Dr. Charles Cormier
 Teamleader, Enviornment &
  Water Resources Unit, The World Bank  
     
CMI-UNEP's India Climate Neutral Programme (ICNP) 2008-30
CMI has joined hand with UNEP in it's most popular live and action-oriented plantation programme, for massive CO2e Sequestration in Sink Sector Initiative - " Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign" and pledged to plant topical, indigenous and local tress through out the country - under it's " India Climate Neutral Programme (ICNP) 2008-30 ".The programme was launched in association with Times Foundation on the World Environment Day, June 5, 2008 at the UN lawns at 55, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi.
The Programme exceeded it's target plantation of 10 million trees, with an achievement of figure 11.32 million in it's first year, which would attempt to gift minimum 237 b ton of CO2e replacement of GHGs to Global Commons on behalf of India. Environment & Forest Minister, Shri Namo Narain Meena planted an Amla sapling as a symbolic gesture to kick start the Programme, followed by a Message of the UN Secretary-General, delivered by Ms. Shalini Dewan, Director, UNIC. The short launch was also followed by a day long Strategy Workshop at the India International Centre (IIC). In fact, UNEP has highly appreciated with kind acknowledgement, CMI and it's partner's for their sincere efforts and self-less contribution in catalyzing environmental action in the Service of the Earth and for the benefit of humankind; by executing this historic programme, in an unique way, being a creadible national partners for india.                                                                                                                                         ...read more
 
Dr R.A. Mashelkar is the Chief-Patron of Carbon Minus India (CMI)
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar is the former Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), who have been elected as Fellow of Royal Society (FRS), London, US National Academy of Science, US National Academy of Engineering, Third World Academy of Engineering, U.K., and World Academy of Art & Science, USA. 20 Universities have honoured him with honorary Doctorates, which include the Universities of London, Salford, Pretoria, Wisconsin, and Delhi. Dr. Mashelkar was honoured with Padmashri (1991) and Padmabhushan (2000) two of the highest Civilian Honours in recognition of his contribution to nation building. Recently he joined the Reliance Board of Directors, who lives in Pune.
Carbon Minus India (CMI) feels proud of Dr R. A. Mashelkar, as it’s Chief-Parton and repose confidence to climb the ladder successfully to achieve credible milestones under his dynamic partonage.
 
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"Carbon is every where, of course in everyone’s life, but there are some well known examples of how you can minimize
your carbon generation in your daily life."
- Al Gore  
Former American Vice President,
Nobal Peace Prize Winner 2007'
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Congrats to your Leadership for mainstreaming Climate Change through IPCC ! Nobel Peace Award Long live!

Dr. R. K. Pachauri,
Dirctor General, TERI, New Delhi.

Poorest of the poor are the most vulnerable to climate change.  Can we think about them ?...Can we really do something for them ?
 
Many poor Farmer, Fishermen in India, loosing their Livelihood because of rapid crop failures, reduction in agricultural productivity and diminishing fishing stock, because of Climate Change.
Carbon Minus India (CMI) is a UNEP partner with Clean Up the World, Australia.