For the first time, Indian regulators are faced with this explicit connection – curb local air pollution to save lives, and at the same time, shrink carbon and energy imprints of vehicles to save fuels and the climate. But this synergy is the weakest link in our policies today. We are caught in serious trade-offs instead.
Here is what it takes to make an absurd number game -- cunning rules, crafty calculations and clueless regulators.MORE +
The recently-released annual global energy trend tracker, World Energy Outlook (WEO), 2007 of the International Energy Agency, has sounded the alert on India crossing the tipping point of per capita GDP of $3000.MORE +
Loss and damage. Mitigation. NDCs and new targets. The carbon budget. The adaptation goal. Climate finance. Coal and gas. Methane emissions. Sinks...
ViVa or Vidyut Vahan is India's first quick charging electric vehicles. ViVa takes 90 per cent less time to charge. An electric rickshaw can be charged in 80 minutes, instead of 10 hours it takes now.
The CoP Capers
Ruminate upon how real and serious is the international environmental politics by taking a sneak peek into the fancy world of some bigshot, glamorous conferences.