Articles

Does access to energy cause human development ? A Granger causality check

11 Dec 2018

Not many have looked into the causality between the percentage of a country’s population with energy access and the corresponding rise in its human development score

Green growth intervention and job creation

11 Dec 2018 | Dr Anandajit Goswami| | Mr Saswata Chaudhury

Sufficiently skilled workers will be needed for employment in renewable energy and green building job markets in India

Unpacking the climate negotiations at COP24 – week 1

10 Dec 2018

The Energy and Resources Institute is attending the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland from 2nd to 14th December 2018. This is a summary of developments over the course of week 1, and an analysis of what can be expected for week 2.

A look at mining through the SDG lens

06 Dec 2018

Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, gave the keynote address at the Conference on Contemporary Mining Issues by the Mining Engineers Association of India (MEAI) in New Delhi

Reimagining the Role of the Chief Sustainability Officer

27 Nov 2018 | Mr Anirban Ghosh

Sustainability is a relatively new subject and the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer is newer still. The increase in regulations in the climate change space, need for non-financial business disclosures for investor organizations and the intensification of the international dialogue has made many organizations reposition the head of sustainability practice as a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO).

De-risking solar investments in India

26 Nov 2018

There is a need for financial de-risking instruments to keep up the momentum of the country's progress in solar energy.

A tomorrow unlike yesterday: Transitions in the energy sector in India

21 Nov 2018

Two key determinants of energy transition - technology and finance - have space for business intervention

Assam and the economic costs of climate change

19 Nov 2018

Assam, due to its geographic location and poor socio-economic conditions, offers a good example of the need to take into account the economic burden of climate change

Modern bioenergy to lead renewables growth till 2023: IEA

16 Nov 2018

IEA's five-year forecast report on renewable energy has termed modern bioenergy the 'overlooked giant' of the field