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Green accounting: Valuing our common future
Sep 29, 2022

Green accounting: Valuing our common future

Incorporating environmental economic accounting can go a long way in achieving net-zero emission targets.

Green Bonds: The latest innovation in climate finance
May 12, 2014

Green Bonds: The latest innovation in climate finance

India spends over 2.6 per cent of its GDP to deal with challenges of climate change. Still, resource scarcity and other priorities make it a challenge to find matching financial resources for mitigating climate change. Green Bonds have the potential to significantly change the climate change landscape of India.

Green hydrogen: A pie in the sky or an unfolding transformation?
Jun 06, 2022

Green hydrogen: A pie in the sky or an unfolding transformation?

For India to achieve net-zero by 2070, the Hydrogen Mission needs to closely align with its climate agenda systematically.

Green lighting growth
Jun 09, 2023

Green lighting growth

Dialling down the tax and public debt-driven, active industrial policy model could greenlight private demand-led consumption and private investment-le

Green protectionism in the Global North: Implications for the Global South
Dec 05, 2023

Green protectionism in the Global North: Implications for the Global South

The barriers erected by the Global North are intended to facilitate domestic investment in green energy industries but they will curtail the productio

Green recovery pathway for India
Jan 30, 2021

Green recovery pathway for India

To mobilise a green, resilient and inclusive recovery, India will have to build stronger and broader partnerships domestically between central and sta

Green Recovery: Opportunities for India
Nov 17, 2020

Green Recovery: Opportunities for India

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive economic and social fallout for India, as it has across the globe. In India, large numbers of people lost their jobs, and supply chains across industries and agriculture have been disrupted. At the same time, environmental indicators—notably air and freshwater quality—showed improvements following the long period of a nationwide lockdown. This brief outlines why India must make a focused decision to mov

Green taxonomies: A tool with underutilised potential
Feb 21, 2024

Green taxonomies: A tool with underutilised potential

Countries are increasingly adopting green taxonomies to foster a sustainable finance market to attract international investors

Green Trade Agenda: Impatience can endanger the prospects
Jan 08, 2022

Green Trade Agenda: Impatience can endanger the prospects

Adopting a uniform approach to climate-friendly trade regulations could be detrimental to developing countries and could jeopardise future cooperative

Green Transitions: Catalysing India–EU relations for a green future
Mar 02, 2021

Green Transitions: Catalysing India–EU relations for a green future

Ways to attain growth, create jobs, and meet developmental targets with minimal carbon emissions are priorities for both India and the EU.

Greening the roads: India's flex-fuel odyssey
Jan 23, 2024

Greening the roads: India's flex-fuel odyssey

As India forges ahead, integrating flex fuels into its cleaner and greener mobility narrative becomes essential, heralding a more sustainable future

#Green Transition: हरित बदलाव को एक न्याय-संगत परिवर्तन कैसे बनाया जाए?
Aug 05, 2023

#Green Transition: हरित बदलाव को एक न्याय-संगत परिवर्तन कैसे बनाया जाए?

दुनिया भर के समुदाय और अपने सामाजिक आर्थिक सफ़र में वो चा�

'Blue Revolution' must follow the 'Green Revolution'
Jun 08, 2012

'Blue Revolution' must follow the 'Green Revolution'

Experts at a discussion on Indus Water unanimously agreed that a 'blue revolution' must follow the 'green revolution' so that the human possibilities for development are not compromised in the basin.

'Green taxes'  for  cleaner  India?
Oct 06, 2016

'Green taxes' for cleaner India?

Is green tax an answer for a cleaner India? The author contemplates if taxation is an answer

A climate-resilient health system of tomorrow can only be possible if healthcare delivery is made greener
Jun 05, 2023

A climate-resilient health system of tomorrow can only be possible if healthcare delivery is made greener

This Environment Day, India can focus on adopting an actionable framework that will ensure the creation of an agile, green, and resilient medical supp

A Green Bank for Global South Climate Finance
Dec 07, 2023

A Green Bank for Global South Climate Finance

A private sector-oriented Global Green Bank is required to overcome the market gaps that prevent Global North capital from flowing to the best decarbonisation investment opportunities among Global South enterprises. The Global Green Bank should operate as a world-class investment firm, capable of developing innovative financial solutions and investing through externally raised investment fund-of-funds and its own proprietary book. Such a Global G

A Green New Deal must be global
Nov 11, 2021

A Green New Deal must be global

To achieve global carbon neutrality, developed nations needs to look beyond domestic green deals and provide Global South with the capital to go green

A new delineation of Green Transition through Green Finance: Expectation from COP27
Nov 12, 2022

A new delineation of Green Transition through Green Finance: Expectation from COP27

Energy transition alone cannot anchor the green transition; a more holistic approach needs to be adopted, especially in the Global South

A ‘just transition’: Is India’s green transition inclusive?
Sep 17, 2021

A ‘just transition’: Is India’s green transition inclusive?

As the world speeds towards its goal of a “green transition”, India must look into what this entails for people, communities, and the social struc

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister
Oct 21, 2015

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister

Admitting that the government's 'Make in India' initiative will result in increase in carbon emissions as it focuses on manufacturing, and industries, India's Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javedkar emphasises the need for developing countries to get cheaper access to green technology on humanitarian grounds, notwithstanding Intellectual Property Rights.

Afghanistan:'Green on Blue' killings cause of worry for US
Sep 07, 2012

Afghanistan:'Green on Blue' killings cause of worry for US

The recent US decision to suspend training of Afghan local police has underlined the growing worries in Washington over the incidents of Afghan soldiers killing American troops in 2012.

An incomplete transformation: Multilateral development banks and the green infrastructure gap
Aug 17, 2023

An incomplete transformation: Multilateral development banks and the green infrastructure gap

The global effort to meet the targets set by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals will depend crucially on reforming the structure of development finance. Mobilising private capital will be an essential part of this effort, and existing development finance institutions, led by the complex of multilateral development banks (MDBs), will have to re-orient their strategies and functioning to prioritise this mobi

An old German city shows a new green logic
May 21, 2014

An old German city shows a new green logic

Hamburg wants to go completely car free in the next ten years, and it wants to achieve it by networking all its green Space creating a new paradigm of walkable and cycleable urbanity.

Announced in Budget 2022, debut green bond performs better than expected
Jan 30, 2023

Announced in Budget 2022, debut green bond performs better than expected

Indian sovereign green bonds are critical for establishing a comprehensive sustainable investment architecture, thus a concrete roadmap needs to be ch

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development
Jan 18, 2024

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development

Bhutan’s forthcoming urban expansion will be a great opportunity for Indian urban planners to closely observe an urbanism model rooted in the ethos

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation
Jan 28, 2022

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation

Budget 2022 could be a turning point for India in achieving its climate ambitions if adequate steps are taken to improve investments and innovation in

Building Back Better together—Potential for an India-UK partnership for a Green Transition
Oct 23, 2021

Building Back Better together—Potential for an India-UK partnership for a Green Transition

In the lead up to COP26, India and the UK can work together in catalysing a just and equitable post-pandemic recovery

China’s green promise in Africa: The case of Zimbabwe’s Sengwa coal power plant
Jun 09, 2020

China’s green promise in Africa: The case of Zimbabwe’s Sengwa coal power plant

China should be urged to respect its international obligations to reduce green emissions while the Zimbabwean government must be encouraged to be a re

China’s power crisis: Outrage over power outages may affect Xi’s green initiatives
Oct 09, 2021

China’s power crisis: Outrage over power outages may affect Xi’s green initiatives

If China continues to undergo a major energy crunch, its green policy might be under jeopardy

Choice in electricity retail: Will consumers choose green power?
Mar 11, 2024

Choice in electricity retail: Will consumers choose green power?

The Indian electricity market's future might incline towards renewable energy suppliers, possibly featuring specialised green providers.

Climate debate and India’s green energy journey
Oct 05, 2023

Climate debate and India’s green energy journey

If the energy needs of the future population are to be met, India must reduce its dependence on non-renewable resources and become self-reliant in the

CSR for green business transitioning—the broader narrative
Aug 23, 2023

CSR for green business transitioning—the broader narrative

Blending CSR with ESG is a win-win proposition for businesses, their shareholders, other stakeholders, and the environment at large.

Drivers of green energy adoption by discoms
Jan 09, 2024

Drivers of green energy adoption by discoms

The key drivers of RE adoption by discoms are resource endowment and government policy push. In other words “nature” and “nurture” are key to

Engaging youth to power the Green Transition
Feb 22, 2024

Engaging youth to power the Green Transition

By unlocking the youth’s potential, we build a more prosperous, healthier, and empowering future for them, for the nation, and for generations to co