Articles

COP27: Climate Chaos and Warfare for People and the Planet

04 Jan 2023

COP27 took place in November 2022 in the Egyptian coastal city of Sharm el-Sheikh. The Conference concluded with a historic decision to establish and operationalize a loss and damage fund. Dr Anil Pratap Singh takes us through the highlights of this important climate conference and concludes that at COP27, unrelenting deliberations took place on setting the needs and priorities of the Parties; thereby resolute implementation plans for the future were developed during the deliberations.

Solar Energy for India’s Energy Security: Reducing Variability and Achieving Stability

06 Dec 2022 | Biba Jasmine

In this article, Biba Jasmine says India’s commitment to renewable energy reflects its synergistic efforts to accelerate solar growth and provide energy access to all. It is time for the global community to come together, share ideas, and think of environment-friendly solutions to address the challenges in the energy sector, especially to harness the enormous potential of renewable energy on a large scale.

India’s Women Farmers: The Unimagined Mass

04 Nov 2022

India is known for its agricultural produce, but what we do not know, or perhaps tend to overlook, is the contribution of women in the growth of this sector. In this article, Himanshu Kumar and Vivek Kumar enlighten us about the role of women in the agriculture sector and some of the problems they face.

The Direction of India’s Climate Policy

19 Sep 2022 | Ms Dorothy Ashmita Biswas

The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill and the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, show intended action toward enhanced NDCs

India-EU Track-II Dialogue First high-level meeting of the Finance Working Group

15 Sep 2022 | Shubhi Goel, Soham Banerjee, Lola VALLEJO, Anna PEREZ-CATALA

The first high-level meeting of the India-EU Track II dialogue on Finance Working Group jointly curated by TERI, Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) along with the European Climate Foundation (ECF) took place successfully on December 16th, 2021. The meeting was attended by over 10 experts representing leading think tanks, industry and academia from India and the EU, who have been instrumental in driving climate action in both regions.

Truck on Train: Finding a Win-Win Solution

30 Aug 2022

Trucks have gradually become a dominant mode of freight transport, replacing the railway, the traditional bulk commodity carrier. Crisscrossing through the country, trucks are responsible for nearly 40 percent of carbon emissions and air pollution in the urban areas.[1]