Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Can Natural Gas Be Used as a Transitional Fuel

Over the recent years, the option of using natural gas as a substitute to coal energy has gained attention. The argument in favour the...

India is staring at an urban climate crisis

Bangalore, the prosperous software hub of India, is poor in water and is getting thirstier by the day even as it destroys its water...

The importance of energy efficiency to drive the low-carbon agenda

The low carbon agenda is the over all reduction of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide, to keep pollutant emissions and climate change in check....

Breaking news, Ticking time bomb and Cod wars

“The rift has accelerated since end of the last year”, reported all the major news agencies in North America and elsewhere. “It may get...

Growth of Solar Industry in India in the Past One Year

From the outset, the market for solar energy in India can be summarised as: on the demand side, the perpetual energy shortage and the...

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...