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Electricity generation is one of the most significant drivers of coal demand in India and directly employs close to 5 lakh people (IEA 2020).(Bloomberg)

Mapping costs for early coal decommissioning in India

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 01:43 PM IST
The study has been authored by Vaibhav Pratap Singh and Nikhil Sharma.
Meteorological conditions in Delhi intensified the impact of local and regional emissions on Delhi’s air quality.(HT_PRINT)
Meteorological conditions in Delhi intensified the impact of local and regional emissions on Delhi’s air quality.(HT_PRINT)

Bending Delhi’s air pollution curve

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 11:47 AM IST
The study has been authored by LS Kurinji and others.
India plans to increase its forest and tree cover to 33% of its land area.(HT File Photo)
India plans to increase its forest and tree cover to 33% of its land area.(HT File Photo)

India's commitments to increase tree and forest cover

By Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 12:36 PM IST
The study has been authored by Benjamin Clark and others.
Green Revolution has ensured India’s self-sufficiency for our cereal needs and has touched most Indian farmers, its long-term impacts are now visibly evident.(Swagata Yadavar/Indiaspend)
Green Revolution has ensured India’s self-sufficiency for our cereal needs and has touched most Indian farmers, its long-term impacts are now visibly evident.(Swagata Yadavar/Indiaspend)

Sustainable Agriculture: What we know and how to scale up

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 09:12 PM IST
The study has been authored by Niti Gupta and others.
The hydrogen production technologies are fast evolving and expected to get cheaper due to a surge in global demand.(REUTERS)
The hydrogen production technologies are fast evolving and expected to get cheaper due to a surge in global demand.(REUTERS)

A Green Hydrogen Economy for India

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 08:22 PM IST
The study has been authored by Tirtha Biswas and others.
Most of India’s centrally-run power stations have shown progress in their efforts to meet the norms.(Harikrishna Katragadda/MINT)
Most of India’s centrally-run power stations have shown progress in their efforts to meet the norms.(Harikrishna Katragadda/MINT)

A proposed plan to encourage ‘clean’ power plants

By Centre for Science and Environment
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 02:51 PM IST
The article has been authored by Nivit Kumar Yadav, Programme Director, Industrial Pollution Unit, Centre for Science and Environment.
Improved transparency from discoms and improved consumer feedback through grievance redressal can help build trust between both parties.(HT File Photo)
Improved transparency from discoms and improved consumer feedback through grievance redressal can help build trust between both parties.(HT File Photo)

Making electricity bills consumer-friendly

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 01:44 PM IST
  • The study has been authored Kanika Balani, Pavithra Ramesh, and Prateek Aggarwal
A worker delivers an LPG cylinder to a village home in Greater Noida.(Bloomberg Photo)
A worker delivers an LPG cylinder to a village home in Greater Noida.(Bloomberg Photo)

Are India’s urban poor using clean cooking fuel?

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Study has been authored by Shaily Jha, Sasmita Patnaik, and Rithima Warrier.
A transition to electric vehicles (EV) has immense potential for investment and rapid market growth.
A transition to electric vehicles (EV) has immense potential for investment and rapid market growth.

India’s electric vehicle transition

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 08:01 PM IST
Can electric mobility support India’s sustainable economic recovery post COVID-19? The article has been authored by Abhinav Soman, Harsimran Kaur, Himani Jain and Karthik Ganesan.
Globally, countries are using water reallocation as a response to water shortages.
Globally, countries are using water reallocation as a response to water shortages.

Reallocating water for India’s growth

By Council on Energy, Environment and Water
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 07:58 PM IST
In the coming years, to realise greater economic growth, India will require a multitude of resources, of which water is vital. The article has been authored by Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Kangkanika Neog, Sujata Basu, Arunabha Ghosh, Sumit Kumar Gautam and Ishita Jalan.
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