Saturday, May 27, 2017

Delhi’s air still unbreathable, confirms CEED’s report

Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) released a bulletin on ‘Ambient Air Quality for Delhi’ for the winter months that depicted alarming situation...

Need for national policy to recover endangered species

India is bestowed with world’s four mega-biodiversity hotspots. In fact, India is the only country that is blessed so many of these biodiversity regions....

Why it is important to ‘Re-define’ Forests in India

‘Forests’ in India remain defined by their dictionary meaning as guided by the Supreme Court in Godavarman case in 1996. Oxford dictionary defines forest...

Budget boosts renewables, but niggles remain

India’s federal budget for the year starting April 1 retained the government’s emphasis on renewable energy by allocating INR 33.61 billion (USD 0.5 billion),...

Oil and Gas are transitional fuels before the world completely moves...

As countries across the globe focus their efforts to minimise long term dependancy on fossil fuels and transition to a low-carbon economy, Kazim Rizvi...

Renewables sprint ahead of Paris pledge

India will generate as much as 56.5% of its electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2027, the government has estimated in a draft energy...

Shift away from gasoline based order to an electric one signals...

The focus on shifting away from a personalised, gasoline-based transport order to a shared, electric one signals the beginning of the end of the...

OPEC’s oil cut deal and its implications

Background In September 2016, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), a cartel of oil producers came to a tentative agreement to moderately lower...

Plant solar trees, solve space problem

A few months after it began operations at two sites in New Delhi, the Solar Power Tree, a space-saving power generating intervention using solar...

India floors solar power pedal

The year 2016 has been extremely eventful for the clean energy sector in India. The share of renewable energy (RE) in total power generation...