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Cups, Straws, Spoons: India Starts on Single-use Plastic Ban
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.

India’s Energy-Environment Catch-22
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.
India Reels Under Brutal Heat Wave, Blackouts
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.

India’s Road to Net-Zero
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.

India May Say ‘No’ to 2050 Net Zero Goal
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.

What India Can Bring to COP26
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.

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region
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.
Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward
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.

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan
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.

India’s Second Plague: Locusts
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.

India: The Next Green Growth Champion?
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.
Mitigating Extreme Flooding in India: Mobilizing Political Will
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.

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