Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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

Socio-economic conditions of most of the car/ vehicle owners in India will make it difficult to implement norms such as “Discarding a 10 year...

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

Recently, there has been a lot of concern and ensuing deliberations on the high levels of ambient air pollution in Delhi and other urban...

LPG for every Indian household

Within a fortnight of the recently announced Union Budget, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, earmarking Rs. 8,000...

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...

Hotter, longer, deadlier summers

India’s romance with seasons has been well known since the times of Kalidasa’s Ritusamhara. But it is now under strain because of global climate change. Climate...

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...

The Doha Debacle

Sixteen countries including major Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non OPEC members failed in Doha, in the third week of April 2016,...

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...

Australian coal v renewables: how much will it cost to bring...

The Australian government continues to claim that coal will play a vital role in bringing cheap energy to developing nations. In particular, it’s claimed...

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,...

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