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.
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
COP27 is being held in Egypt on from November 6 to 18.
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
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
Alongside enforcing states to comply with RPO targets, the power ministry must focus on structural reforms to meaningfully chase the clean power dream
Big global emitters are calling into question the US’s commitment to tackling climate change
Inaction on the climate front has a steep cost attached to it. The sooner we understand it, the better
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
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).
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
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
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.
The Economic Survey documents included an entire chapter on ‘Sustainable Development and Climate Change’, indicating how the government is prioritising the agenda.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
More risk-taking innovators can convert basic science into futuristic tools that can protect the planet
Much work has been done in agricultural research, but it needs to be ensured that farmers adopt these best practices
Officials say there was no option available to maintain India’s strategic and economic interests.