climate finance

Climate finance: Need fresh approaches to expand lending capacity

The requirement of climate finance is significantly higher than what the current institutional mechanisms can provide. Read more »
Increase in human-wildlife conflicts

Earth Day 2023: India needs to invest more to avoid human-wildlife conflicts

Habitat loss and conservation successes along with an increase in human population have resulted in an increase in the number of human-wildlife conflicts. Read more »
Climate change, sea level rise

Developed countries face climate change heat, sea level rises thrice faster in US

Adaptation and mitigation measures to address rising sea levels and other manifestations of climate change require significant resources and political will. #climate change #environment #sealevel Read more »
green hydrogen

Green hydrogen: Hurdles to India’s quest to become a global leader

India’s green hydrogen initiative must ensure that a few financially endowed groups do not throttle competition from smaller players. Read more »
climate change

IPCC lists simple solutions to climate change crisis; demands action at individual level

The window of opportunity to tackle climate change and secure a liveable and sustainable future for all is rapidly closing. There's no point in sticking to the global warming target of 1.5... Read more »
India's national green hydrogen mission

India’s green hydrogen drive must address technology needs, water scarcity

India needs advanced technology, heavy capital investments, huge amounts of water, and a conducive regulatory regime to meet its green hydrogen potential. #greenhydrogen #greenhydrogenmission Read more »
Marine plastic pollution is a major threat to the planet.

Marine plastic pollution snowballing into major crisis

Marine plastic pollution may grow by an unprecedented 2.6 times by 2040 from 171 trillion pieces at present. #marinepollution #plasticpollution #climate #pollution Read more »
human-elephant conflicts in kerala

Explained: Rising number of human-elephant conflicts in Kerala

Heavily populated human settlements close to forests and increasing animal population in Kerala lead to a rise in the number of human-elephant conflicts. Read more »
Sea-level rise, climate change, global warming

Sea-level rise threatens some of the largest global cities

Cities such as Mumbai, Dhaka, Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai, Cairo, London, Copenhagen, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and Santiago will suffer the impact of sea-level rise. #climatechange #globalwarming Read more »
India sovereign green bonds

Sovereign green bonds can help India fund clean energy infrastructure

The government had sold sovereign green bonds worth Rs 8,000 crore in January and another sale of Rs 8,000 crore is scheduled for tomorrow. Read more »