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Energy transition under fiscal and institutional stress
May 20, 2023

Energy transition under fiscal and institutional stress

India has to see through its energy transition commitments while dealing with fiscal constraints and institutional challenges

Enhancing Access to Urban Climate Finance: Learnings from Four Cities in India
May 22, 2024

Enhancing Access to Urban Climate Finance: Learnings from Four Cities in India

This brief discusses the challenges faced by urban local bodies (ULBs) in India in accessing urban climate finance (UCF), and proposes solutions based on successful strategies used by some of them. The hurdles include institutional barriers and limited capacity. The brief finds that ULBs that have met with success in accessing UCF overcame the obstacles through early sensitisation programmes and global network connections. It offers plausible sol

EU-US समिट: भू-राजनीतीपेक्षाही व्यापार अधिक गोंधळलेला
Nov 03, 2023

EU-US समिट: भू-राजनीतीपेक्षाही व्यापार अधिक गोंधळलेला

EU आणि यूएस या दोन्ही देशांमध्ये आगामी वर्षात म्हणजे 2024 मध�

False promises of an electric vehicle utopia
Aug 30, 2019

False promises of an electric vehicle utopia

Pollution-free, decongested and zero emissions. This is what electric vehicles offer Delhi, but its current policy does not achieve this.

Five areas where Jeff Bezos’ earth fund can make a difference
Feb 27, 2020

Five areas where Jeff Bezos’ earth fund can make a difference

Climate change is the biggest development challenge that would demand sustained, meaningful investments and collective efforts, rather than individual action. The Amazon CEO’s fund could set the foundation for much greater climate action.

Four Expectations from COP26
Nov 02, 2021

Four Expectations from COP26

The COP26 summit will need to work towards four key outcomes: increased finance for climate action; more ambitious emissions reduction commitments; fi

Glasgow COP looming: Feel earth move under your feet
Oct 26, 2021

Glasgow COP looming: Feel earth move under your feet

At the current rate of around thirty-four billion tons of CO2 emissions per year, we could exhaust our carbon budget in less than a decade

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 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

India as a gas-based economy: Six years to go
Apr 09, 2024

India as a gas-based economy: Six years to go

The share of natural gas in India’s primary energy basket remains marginal, thus the probability of India becoming a gas-based economy by 2030 is lo

India must use SDG framework to strengthen developmental diplomacy
Apr 29, 2021

India must use SDG framework to strengthen developmental diplomacy

India’s success in growing at a quick pace while keeping per capita emissions low despite its large population is a potential model for replication

India’s Battery Swapping Policy: Too much expected from too little?
Jul 01, 2022

India’s Battery Swapping Policy: Too much expected from too little?

As a response to the rising energy needs, India has come up with a battery swapping policy: A necessary but not a sufficient step.

India’s Coal Transition: A Market Case for Decarbonisation
Nov 11, 2021

India’s Coal Transition: A Market Case for Decarbonisation

There are calls for India to declare a net-zero year and offset its carbon emissions by various processes of absorption and removal of greenhouse gases. For India, such calls are irrational; despite international pressure, it has avoided making pledges or setting hard targets beyond its commitments at the Paris climate conference in 2015. This brief argues that “net zero” is not possible with India’s current levels of reliance on coal. Its

India’s dash for gas: Marathon rather than a sprint 
Dec 16, 2021

India’s dash for gas: Marathon rather than a sprint 

A gas-based future looked promising for India, but the country has failed to live up to expectations.

India’s Green Hydrogen Policy: Tentative beginnings
Feb 23, 2022

India’s Green Hydrogen Policy: Tentative beginnings

To display its commitment to achieve net zero emissions, India has incentivised the production of green hydrogen.

India’s moonshot: Powering development with green energy
Aug 14, 2023

India’s moonshot: Powering development with green energy

With a conducive domestic environment and international support, India has the potential to be the leading example of green development by its 100th y

Investigating the Impact of Commodity Transaction Tax on India’s Commodity Derivatives Markets
May 11, 2021

Investigating the Impact of Commodity Transaction Tax on India’s Commodity Derivatives Markets

The Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) was imposed on non-agricultural commodity derivatives trading in India from 1 July 2013. This paper investigates the impact of the CTT on some of the efficiency parameters of the commodity derivative markets in India. The authors analysed daily trading data from January 2006 to December 2019 of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India for five non-agricultural commodities: aluminium, copper, crude oil, gold, and

Kerry’s visit to China, climate change, and India’s energy choices
Aug 26, 2023

Kerry’s visit to China, climate change, and India’s energy choices

In the face of worsening climate challenges and limited green finance, the high cost of renewable energy and large land footprint make nuclear power a

Limits to efficiency: Rethinking current perspectives on climate action
Sep 19, 2018

Limits to efficiency: Rethinking current perspectives on climate action

Climate change and economic development are emotive subjects that are closely related: yet one is caused by the other. People’s lives are increasingly getting affected by the negative side-effects of climate change, particularly in developing countries which, at the same time, face enormous challenges to their aspirations for economic growth. Leading scientists agree that global warming is a reality and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are requir

National stakeholder dialogue on India's 'INDCs
May 07, 2015

National stakeholder dialogue on India's 'INDCs

Only a small trickle of INDCs has been submitted by other countries. So there isn't much by way of international examples for India to consider. The EU has said it will reduce its carbon emissions by 40% by 2030. Mexico has submitted both conditional and unconditional INDCs.

NATO आणि पुन्हा युतीचे राजकारण
Oct 20, 2023

NATO आणि पुन्हा युतीचे राजकारण

चीनच्या दृष्टीने युरोपीय गटाचे राजकारण यावेळी इंडो-पॅसिफिकपर्यंत विस्तारू शकणार आहे.