Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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),...

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...

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...

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...

Why India matters to climate action

The human race is at a crossroads of survival and growth. We are at a point where important decisions with long lasting outcomes will...

Understanding the Paris Agreement: Unilateral Actions within a Multilateral Policy Framework

The climate change agreement concluded in Paris in December 2015 has been hailed as historic, durable and ambitious. Under the agreement, developed and developing...

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...

Importance of Oil and Gas to Drive Global Energy Security

The first energy source men invented was fire, and since then it didn’t stop to rely on one or other source of energy for...

Gujarat’s solar irrigation cooperative has a solution for India’s groundwater crisis

Phodabhai Parmar, a 72-year-old farmer, sits on a charpai sipping tea as solar panels gleam in the fields behind him. Parmar is one of...

Why gender justice is crucial for achieving India’s climate targets

With India, the European Union, and other major economies ratifying the Paris climate change agreement, the agreement is set to come into force. However,...