Council on Energy Environment and Water

Council on Energy Environment and Water
Improving access to climate finance critical
India must collaborate with other countries to create a Global Resilience Reserve Fund to act as insurance against climate shocks: CEEW study. Posted on 04 Nov, 2021 10:32 AM

More than 80% cent Indians live in climate-vulnerable districts, according to a recently released report ‘

Bihar floods of 2008 (Image: M Asokan, Public
India needs a comprehensive emissions database
India needs an official national emissions inventory for pollutants, as existing ones show 37% variation Posted on 10 Oct, 2021 01:35 PM

India needs to develop and maintain a comprehensive inventory of baseline emissions to ascertain whether its policy and technological interventions are able to reduce air pollution, according to an independent 

Database needed to assess emissions from industries, power plants, road transport, domestic sources, and agricultural waste burning (Image: Pxfuel)
Emerging markets adopt renewables
The emerging markets are key to the electricity leapfrog to renewables, says study Posted on 19 Jul, 2021 12:36 PM

Emerging markets are about to leapfrog fossil fuels to generate all the growth in their electricity supply from renewables in this decade. The peak global fossil fuel usage for electricity generation was probably 2018.

Solar power plant in Telangana (image: Thomas Llyod Group, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)
Scaling up sustainable agriculture critical to improve farm incomes
Study by CEEW proposes several measures for promoting sustainable agricultural practices and systems, including restructured government support and rigorous evidence generation
Posted on 24 Apr, 2021 01:32 PM

SRI rice field (Image: Wikimedia Commons; CC BY-SA 4.0)
75% districts and half of India’s population vulnerable to extreme climate events: CEEW study
The study found a shift in the pattern of extreme events in over 40% of Indian districts.
Posted on 17 Jan, 2021 06:08 PM

Over 75% of Indian districts, which are home to over 638 million people, are hotspots of extreme climate events such as cyclones, floods, droughts, heat, and cold waves, according to a first-of-its-kind independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environme

India is already the fifth most vulnerable country globally in terms of extreme climate events and it is all set to become the world’s flood capital (Image: Geralt, Pixabay license)