The recent developments in climate change after the announcement of the Inter Governmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) led by Dr. R. K. Pachauri have made it vital to understand the role that space technology can play in climate change (for me and other space cheerers).
Please go through the document given below. Besides giving ideas for future projects, it also provides more rationale for reasons why our country should pursue space exploration.
Report form the United Nations General Assembly in New York:
SPACE TECHNOLOGIES INDISPENSABLE TO CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE, FOOD SECURITY, HEALTH, FOURTH COMMITTEE HEARS DURING DEBATE ON PEACEFUL USES OF OUTER SPACE
Source: Space Generation Mailing List