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  • Explainer | COP27: 2022 has been a year of extremes, what does it mean for India? Nov 17, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    Explainer | COP27: 2022 has been a year of extremes, what does it mean for India?

    With 80 per cent of the population living in regions highly vulnerable to disasters such as severe flooding or heatwaves, adaptation is key to the country’s future.

  • Energy crisis makes 'dirtiest fuel' the dearest shelter ahead of green summit Oct 17, 2022 09:04 PM IST

    Energy crisis makes 'dirtiest fuel' the dearest shelter ahead of green summit

    India has committed to go net-zero by 2070. But as a country that still derives the majority of its electricity from coal, it has been clear that while renewable energy capacity growth will be high, coal based plants will still play an important role

  • MC Explains | What is COP27 and why is it crucial for climate change action? Oct 13, 2022 08:25 AM IST

    MC Explains | What is COP27 and why is it crucial for climate change action?

    COP27 is being held in Egypt on from November 6 to 18.

  • The Green Pivot: Can India meet even its revised climate change targets? Aug 05, 2022 09:33 AM IST

    The Green Pivot: Can India meet even its revised climate change targets?

    The reduced targets are not a cop out on COP26. Rather, they are a more realistic evaluation of what the country can actually achieve by 2030, which is just seven and half years away 

  • The Green Pivot | Spotlight is on FIs to map climate risks, take right steps Aug 04, 2022 09:35 AM IST

    The Green Pivot | Spotlight is on FIs to map climate risks, take right steps

    Climate change tops the list of long-term risks for banks, finds an EY survey; this article takes stock of FI readiness in taking corrective measures

  • New RE off-take order can put Centre-state ties on a short fuse  Jul 25, 2022 08:46 AM IST

    New RE off-take order can put Centre-state ties on a short fuse 

    Alongside enforcing states to comply with RPO targets, the power ministry must focus on structural reforms to meaningfully chase the clean power dream 

  • Failure of US climate leadership compounds fears for COP27 summit Jul 07, 2022 12:29 PM IST

    Failure of US climate leadership compounds fears for COP27 summit

    Big global emitters are calling into question the US’s commitment to tackling climate change 

  • The Green Pivot | Carbon competitiveness — India needs to set a bold agenda Jul 06, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    The Green Pivot | Carbon competitiveness — India needs to set a bold agenda

    Inaction on the climate front has a steep cost attached to it. The sooner we understand it, the better

  • Can offshore wind energy boost India’s renewable energy? Jun 05, 2022 04:51 PM IST

    Can offshore wind energy boost India’s renewable energy?

    The Indian government has committed to combat climate change and global warming by setting a target of 500GW of renewable energy by 2030 at COP26. Of this 500GW, wind power comprises 140GW. However, despite an impressive coastline, India has not made much progress on this front

  • COP26 | Can we phase out coal? Here’s all you need to know May 30, 2022 05:29 PM IST

    COP26 | Can we phase out coal? Here’s all you need to know

    Here’s a look at how coal would need to be eliminated from the energy mix in order to reach net zero goals by 2050, based on data provided by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

  • Environment | Like Digital India, we need a Climate India Movement Mar 04, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Environment | Like Digital India, we need a Climate India Movement

    The agility with which our entrepreneurs as well as political and administrative leaders have taken up the Digital India mission must be replicated on the climate front 

  • Green hydrogen policy could become a game-changer for India’s energy security Feb 18, 2022 11:06 AM IST

    Green hydrogen policy could become a game-changer for India’s energy security

    To unlock the full potential demand for hydrogen, India will have to invest in continuous innovation, by increasing R&D budgets, and support for demonstration projects to make sure key hydrogen technologies reach commercialisation as soon as possible 

  • Energy transition, ESG to be in focus in Chandrasekaran’s second term as Tata Sons chairman Feb 11, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Energy transition, ESG to be in focus in Chandrasekaran’s second term as Tata Sons chairman

    Global investors focusing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of companies coupled with the Indian government's push on renewable energy and cutting emissions will make it imperative for Tata Sons to align its plans and move swiftly.

  • Economic Survey 2022 | Climate finance remains key to the success of climate action Jan 31, 2022 05:47 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2022 | Climate finance remains key to the success of climate action

    The Economic Survey documents included an entire chapter on ‘Sustainable Development and Climate Change’, indicating how the government is prioritising the agenda.

  • India must join the global mainstream in fighting climate change Jan 17, 2022 09:13 AM IST

    India must join the global mainstream in fighting climate change

    Extreme weather events are becoming a regular phenomenon globally and in India, posing threats on several fronts. The government must move fast to limit its impact on the country

  • What are polite cows eating and wearing? Dec 29, 2021 04:24 PM IST

    What are polite cows eating and wearing?

  • Adani Green Energy inks pact with SECI to supply 4,667 MW renewable energy Dec 14, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Adani Green Energy inks pact with SECI to supply 4,667 MW renewable energy

    The AGEL-SECI agreement to supply 4,667 MW is part of a manufacturing-linked solar tender of 8,000 MW awarded to AGEL by SECI in June 2020, which set a record for being the world's largest solar development tender ever awarded

  • COP26 in Glasgow: The hits and the misses Dec 04, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    COP26 in Glasgow: The hits and the misses

    The UN Climate Change conferences are annual meetings of the countries party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to monitor progress on action against climate change.

  • Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport to become ‘net zero carbon emission airport’ by 2030 Nov 23, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport to become ‘net zero carbon emission airport’ by 2030

    Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO of DIAL announced this in a video message displayed by the Airport Council International during the ‘Delivering the Net Zero Airport of the Future’ event at COP26

  • Government to meet on Cop26 results today Nov 22, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Government to meet on Cop26 results today

    Following an inter-ministerial meeting, the environment ministry will submit a dossier detailing the timeline for the next five years over which India is set to achieve the bulk of its targets towards achieving net zero emissions.

  • How four Tamilians rescued Warsaw climate talks that led to Paris pact Nov 19, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    How four Tamilians rescued Warsaw climate talks that led to Paris pact

    The COP in Warsaw appeared doomed from the start, almost collapsed midway, and nearly broke up in acrimony towards the end. The conference was rescued from total failure by Burhan Gafoor and TS Tirumurti with no small help from a third Tamilian, Vivian Balakrishnan 

  • Want to save the Earth? We need a lot more Elon Musks. Nov 18, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    Want to save the Earth? We need a lot more Elon Musks.

    More risk-taking innovators can convert basic science into futuristic tools that can protect the planet

  • Indian agriculture will have to become climate resistant in reducing greenhouse gases Nov 18, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    Indian agriculture will have to become climate resistant in reducing greenhouse gases

    Much work has been done in agricultural research, but it needs to be ensured that farmers adopt these best practices 

  • Key takeaways from COP26 Climate Conference​ Nov 17, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    Key takeaways from COP26 Climate Conference​

  • COP26 | Promised climate finance did not materialise: Sources Nov 16, 2021 01:52 PM IST

    COP26 | Promised climate finance did not materialise: Sources

    Officials say there was no option available to maintain India’s strategic and economic interests.