Thursday, August 16, 2018

On the road to sustainability

By Kazim Rizvi, Founder, The Dialogue The United Nations last September brought an end to the MDGs, a global pact signed by all countries to...

Natural Gas – The Transition Fuel?

Introduction India has historically been dependent on coal for the electricity sector. 62.1 per cent of the installed power capacity is sourced through coal. However,...

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,...

Renewables sprint ahead of Paris pledge

India will generate as much as 56.5% of its electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2027, the government has estimated in a draft energy...

Oil and Gas are transitional fuels before the world completely moves...

As countries across the globe focus their efforts to minimise long term dependancy on fossil fuels and transition to a low-carbon economy, Kazim Rizvi...

Shale gas, the next bonanza

What is Shale Gas? While most of us have come across the term Shale Gas, many don’t really understand what exactly this is. Shale gas...

Climate change and food security

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, India is home to nearly 195 million hungry people and the problem of...

Fossil fuel subsidy reform: Burning the midnight oil

In Paris last December, 196 countries agreed to a new pact to tackle climate change and keep global temperature rise in check, below 2°C...

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...

Powering India to equitable growth

India is a nation of around 125 crore people, growing at a fast pace. With this, the energy demand too is on the rise....

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