Tuesday, September 25, 2018

‘Green taxes’ for cleaner India?

India formally ratified the Paris climate agreement on Sunday, notwith-standing that last week Donald Trump was trashing global warming as a hoax and efforts...

Towards energy efficient smart cities

As India is industrialising rapidly, it is entering its most energy-intensive phase of economic growth building new infrastructure, and increasing the use of transportation....

State Governments Should Shed Their Deficit Economy Mindset To Usher In...

Indian power sector is going through a distinctive churn. On one hand, there are impressive statistics on the power availability - India clocked the...

Paris Climate Agreement is in force, what now?

There was much excitement and euphoria when the draft agreement was signed during the Paris climate conference in December 2015; when the countries agreed...

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...

LPG Access Schemes in India

The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on 10 March 2016. The scheme aims to provide free LPG connections...

Booms and busts in oil prices

Oil prices have been excessively volatile since the mid-2000s, ranging from $147 in 2007 to $30 in 2015, with sharp swings in between. Apart...

Air Pollution in Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian Cities: Urgent Need...

There is an urgent need to increase the use of vehicles powered by various forms of renewable energy, such as, batteries, solar power and...

Financial sustenance an uphill task for Indian discoms

With an installed capacity of 303, 083 MW, the Indian electricity sector is the fifth largest in the world and one of the most...

Moving towards Biofuels: Prospect and Caution

Sustenance of human life in the planet requires a clean environment and sufficient food. Meeting the two simple pre-requisites is not all that easy...

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