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February 16, 2022 Economic restructuring and development intervention will be essential, shows the latest study by iFOREST
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)
March 17, 2021 Insights from urban slum households across six states
PMUY should expand its reach to urban slum households, given that there are still households without LPG connections. (Image: Adam Cohn, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))
October 1, 2019 Green capital at scale urgently needed for the energy transition and climate action in emerging economies - CEEW Centre for Energy Finance
Image credit: CEEW Centre for Energy Finance
January 22, 2018 A remarkable, first-ever collection of 35 essays on India’s future, by a diverse set of authors – activists, researchers, media practitioners.
Alternative Futures: India Unshackled
Financing clean energy transitions to meet India's climate goals
India must significantly step-up clean energy subsidies to meet its 2030 targets: CEEW-IISD Posted on 20 Jun, 2022 08:40 PM

In 2021, at global climate negotiations, the government established a new commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2070. It also reaffirmed its aim to install 500 GW of non-fossil power capacity by 2030.

India needs to further shift support away from fossil fuels and towards clean energy technologies (Image: Kenueone, Pixabay)
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)
India’s fossil fuel production plans not in sync with Paris agreement limits
Rapid reduction in fossil fuel production needed to meet climate targets Posted on 04 Jan, 2022 09:25 PM

The 2021 Production Gap Report conveys the large discrepancy between countries' planned fossil fuel production and the global production levels necessary to limit warmin

In 2020, India opened up its coal mining sector to private and foreign investment (Image: TripodStories-AB, Wikimedia Commons)
Four major rivers in Uttarakhand change course after heavy rains
News this fortnight Posted on 02 Nov, 2021 02:06 PM

After heavy rains, four major rivers change course in Uttarakhand

A river in Uttarakhand (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
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)
Centre notifies fly ash utilisation draft rules
Policy matters this week Posted on 29 Apr, 2021 10:42 AM

Draft rules call for 100 percent utilisation of fly ash in three to five years

An NTPC thermal plant (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
World must unite to tackle climate change immediately: UN
News this week Posted on 29 Apr, 2021 10:15 AM

UN report reminds the world to tackle climate change immediately

Severe cyclone batters a town in India (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Lights out to mark the Earth Hour
This year’s theme calls attention to climate change Posted on 26 Mar, 2021 04:25 PM

Earth Hour is observed on the last Saturday of March each year in almost all countries to raise people’s awareness of natural disasters due

Through this year’s theme, awareness is being raised about the crisis of nature loss, climate change and global warming (Image: SomeCG, Pixabay)
Water footprint of food and cooking fuel
Rice and wheat have large water footprints in rural India Posted on 26 Mar, 2021 02:33 PM

Water is a basic resource for food and fuelwood production. In general, people in rural areas of India consume carbohydrate-rich staples with small amounts of animal foods. They mostly depend upon fuelwood for cooking.

Madhya Pradesh has the largest blue water footprint for food (334 m3/cap/year) and the blue water footprint from wheat contributes 87%. (Image: Pixabay)
Clean fuel choices of urban India’s poor
Insights from urban slum households across six states Posted on 17 Mar, 2021 03:40 PM

With increased urbanisation, India is experiencing acute air pollution in its urban centres.

PMUY should expand its reach to urban slum households, given that there are still households without LPG connections. (Image: Adam Cohn, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))
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