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India needs a comprehensive emissions database
India needs an official national emissions inventory for pollutants, as existing ones show 37% variation Amita Bhaduri posted 6 days 21 hours ago

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 Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 4 weeks ago

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 Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 3 weeks ago

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. Amita Bhaduri posted 8 months 4 weeks ago

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)
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