July 01, 2022
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.
July 01, 2022
India’s Energy-Environment Catch-22
By Monika Mondal
Extreme weather events, like India’s heatwaves, pose new challenges to green solutions.
May 03, 2022
India Reels Under Brutal Heat Wave, Blackouts
By Krutika Pathi and Aniruddha Ghosal
Supplies of coal at thermal power plants are running perilously low, underscoring India’s need to diversify energy sources.
November 26, 2021
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.
October 28, 2021
India May Say ‘No’ to 2050 Net Zero Goal
By Tarushi Aswani
Although India is already suffering the impact of climate change, it is doubtful whether its government is at all committed to reducing emissions.
October 25, 2021
What India Can Bring to COP26
By Arjun Gargeyas
India's commitment to renewable energy can help it serve as a bridge between the developed and developing world.
August 09, 2021
Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region
By Lohita Solanki
The newfound attention on climate change at the MGC is a recent development, but a necessary one.
June 02, 2021
Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward
By Sarang Shidore, Alexandra Naegele, Natalie Baillargeon, Carl Churchill, Rachel Fleishman, Madeleine Holland, and Christopher Schwalm
A recent study shows the risk climate change poses to China-India relations, but also how the two powers can cooperate to mitigate the impact.
January 21, 2021
‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Illegal logging is depleting forest cover in the region, aggravating the fallout from climate change.
May 25, 2020
India’s Second Plague: Locusts
By Neeta Lal
Already hard-hit by the coronavirus, India’s farmers are also battling a massive invasion of locusts.
February 16, 2019
India: The Next Green Growth Champion?
By Tim Steinecke
India could establish itself as a global leader in clean energy – if its government dares to think big.
August 28, 2018
Mitigating Extreme Flooding in India: Mobilizing Political Will
By Neil Noronha
The first step toward preventing next year’s deadly flood: enforcing disaster management laws that already exist.