India climate change

Conversations on climate that are not happening

Two crucial climate issues are agricultural emissions and the role of local governments in mitigating global warming. But they are not getting the attention they deserve in India.

published on : 24th November 2021

India urges global firms to join its energy transition journey

India aims to enhance the share of natural gas in its energy basket from 7.6 per cent to 15 per cent by 2030.

published on : 21st November 2021

India to hit net-zero climate target by 2070: Prime Minister Modi at COP26 climate summit

PM Modi also announced that the carbon intensity of India's economy -- the amount of goods produced per unit of energy -- would be reduced by 45 percent by 2030.

published on : 1st November 2021

Climate change impact could knock off 10% of India’s GDP, says report

The report also says that just under 18 million Indians could be at risk of river flooding by 2050 if emissions are high, compared to 1.3 million today.

published on : 28th October 2021

India only G20 nation well on track to achieve Paris agreement goal: Niti Aayog CEO

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said India introduced the faster adoption of electric mobility policy which is facilitating India's transition to clean mobility.

published on : 19th October 2021

Northwest, central and south-central India new hotspot of intense heatwave for last 50 years: Study

The study also highlights the need for developing effective heat action plans in the three heatwave hotspot regions with a focus on different vulnerabilities among the inhabitants.

published on : 8th September 2021

India's eastern states most vulnerable to climate change: Study 

The study was carried out by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore along with IIT Mandi and IIT Guwahati and supported by the Department of Science and Technology.

published on : 3rd September 2021