India’s economic growth, coupled with its urbanisation and swelling population is putting severe pressure on cities’ limited resources. With some of the most polluted cities in the world and increased waste management issues, India needs to adopt circular economy initiatives. Sadly, circularity… [Read more]
Tag: Environmental Policy
One tariff to rule them all
The European Union wants to put a tariff on the CO2 content of imports. Can it protect both European industry and the global environment? Steel manufacturers are a resilient species. They are used to working… [Read more]
Turning the Tide: The Role of Indigenous Stewardship in Natural Resource Management and Addressing Climate Change
Indigenous communities around the world are living on the frontlines of the climate crisis. As the changing climate threatens the wellbeing of their communities, Indigenous activists are calling for the renewal of nation-to-nation relations and… [Read more]
Litigation, Policymaking, and the Power Analysis: Interview with Hertie School Centre of Fundamental Rights Fellow Betsy Apple
Betsy Apple is the inaugural visiting fellow at the Hertie School Centre for Fundamental Rights this Fall 2019. She is the Advocacy Director and Head of the Rule of Law Division of the Open Society Justice… [Read more]
An Epoch to Remember: Humanity’s greatest legacy may be how quickly we’re killing off other species.
Nick Lloyd-Kuzik explores the alarming loss of biodiversity in ecosystems around the world and reflects his interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert following her visit to the Hertie School of Governance. Dr. Selena Ward… [Read more]
Which Came First – The Latrine or Behaviour Change?
UNICEF estimates that India contributes 60 percent to the total population of individuals who practice open defecation which has grave consequences for water source contamination. MPP student Gaurav Ganti examines how a behaviour change is… [Read more]
California vs. Washington, D.C.: Pick Your Side On American Fuel Efficiency & Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG)
California and Washington, D.C., are on a collision course, and neither seems likely to pull the emergency brake. The two are locked in a bitter clash over fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards… [Read more]
Why Good Policy-Making Matters: The Accession Case of Colombia to the OECD
The accession process to the OECD is already changing Colombian policymaking processes. Indeed, this was the main aim of President of Colombia Mr. Juan Manuel Santos when, in January 2011, he informed the OECD… [Read more]