Cups, Straws, Spoons: India Starts on Single-use Plastic Ban
By Aniruddha Ghosal
As a first step, India has identified 19 plastic items that aren't very useful but have a high potential to become litter, including plastic cups, straws, and ice cream sticks.
Why India’s Renewable Push Will be a ‘Gargantuan Task’
By Anupam Nath and Aniruddha Ghosal
Big solar and wind facilities are sparking conflicts with local communities as land ownership is fuzzy at many project sites.
India and China Can Quit Coal Earlier, But the World Must Work Alongside Them
By Beibei Yin
We need a much more ambitious global partnership on the phasing out of coal, one that thinks and acts beyond what is perceived as feasible today.
India’s Road to Net-Zero
By Jitendra Bisht and Soumya Singhal
India’s aspirational climate action policies fit into a general pattern of incremental progress at the global level that lacks the collective sense of urgency required.
Time to Practice Climate Change Diplomacy in India’s Neighborhood
By Niranjan Marjani
Neighborhood first should be the focus of India’s climate change diplomacy.
Trump Reneges on Paris Climate Change Agreement: Options for India
By Ashok Sajjanhar
Trump's withdrawal is a blow to the agreement, but could provide opportunities for India.
Climate Change: Can India Take the Lead in Paris?
By Kamal Madishetty
Recent initiatives suggest the country could play a more confident role at COP 21.
India’s New Stand on Energy
By Maitreyee Mukherjee and Asit Biswas
The rhetoric is impressive, but the government’s policies look unsustainable.
Can India Work With China on Climate Change?
By Dhanasree Jayaram
Modi’s history in Gujarat shows he is ready to partner with China on clean energy.