Enabling a just transition in India’s coal district of Korba
Economic restructuring and development intervention will be essential, shows the latest study by iFOREST
Posted on 16 Feb, 2022 08:45 PM

The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability & Technology (iFOREST), Delhi based environment think tank, released one of the most comprehensive studies to understand what a just energy transition will mean and entail for India's top coal and power di

Under the 'current policy scenario,' which aligns with India's netzero target of 2070, all the coal mines in Korba can be closed by 2050 and power plants by 2040 in a phased manner (A view of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in Korba; Image: India Water Portal)
Proactive action on green cooling to deal with the climate crisis
India’s decision to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is a milestone in green cooling and will contribute significantly to climate action, says iFOREST
Posted on 20 Aug, 2021 10:58 AM

India’s approval on ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on

Edited NASA PR image showing the ozone hole for 2014 over the south pole. Red is bad, blue is good, e.g., red means not as much ozone as blue. (Image: Stuart Rankin; CC BY-NC 2.0)
Beat the heat
Meeting India’s rapidly increasing air-conditioning and refrigeration demand through super-efficient appliances, natural refrigerants and not-in-kind cooling technologies, is a win-win for the climate and the economy, says iFOREST.
Posted on 27 Jul, 2021 01:19 PM

The demand for air conditioning is growing at 10-15% annually in India due to a combination of factors including increasing affluence and ri

A series of air conditioning units on a building (Image: Pxfuel)
Assessing waste in Ganga cities
A new report on a baseline assessment of waste in Haridwar and Rishikesh, two major Ganga cities in Uttarakhand tries to characterize solid and plastic waste
Posted on 18 Jul, 2021 12:58 PM

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There is a need to develop a robust methodology for inventorizing waste (Image:  Prylarer, Pixabay)
A just energy transition roadmap
iFOREST looks at challenges and opportunities for a post-coal future in its new report
Posted on 30 Jun, 2021 11:15 AM

In the run-up to COP 26, International Forum for Environment, Sustainability & Technology (iFOREST), the Delhi-based environmental organization, launched India’s first ‘Just Transition’ Centre at a virtual event on Ju

How the demand for coal is transforming the environment and the people who depend on it (Image: Wilson-Centre, Environmental Change and Security Program, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)