Saturday, August 18, 2018

Air Pollution in Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian Cities: Urgent Need...

Recently, there has been a lot of concern and ensuing deliberations on the high levels of ambient air pollution in Delhi and other urban...

Fossil fuel subsidy reform: Burning the midnight oil

In Paris last December, 196 countries agreed to a new pact to tackle climate change and keep global temperature rise in check, below 2°C...

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....

Financial sustenance an uphill task for Indian discoms

With an installed capacity of 303, 083 MW, the Indian electricity sector is the fifth largest in the world and one of the most...

Powering India to equitable growth

India is a nation of around 125 crore people, growing at a fast pace. With this, the energy demand too is on the rise....

Debating carbon footprint: A comparison between India and the United States

The world, three decades ago, would not have considered human activities having any bearing on the drastic climate change. It was a mere natural...

LPG Access Schemes in India

The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on 10 March 2016. The scheme aims to provide free LPG connections...

LPG for every Indian household

Within a fortnight of the recently announced Union Budget, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, earmarking Rs. 8,000...

Shale gas, the next bonanza

What is Shale Gas? While most of us have come across the term Shale Gas, many don’t really understand what exactly this is. Shale gas...

India’s waste management problems are piling up

India’s rapid economic growth has resulted in a substantial increase in solid waste generation in urban centres. Urban areas in India alone generate more...