Global Methane Pledge by nations

Global Methane Pledge: Promises unkept, climate action in peril

The Global Methane Pledge is not enough to reduce #emissions; legally binding commitments and a transition away from #fossilfuels are crucial. #climatechange #globalwarming #cop28 Read more »
Chennai, urban planning

Chennai disaster a stark reminder of urban planning inadequacies

As Chennai reels under the devastation of Cyclone Michaung, one thing is clear - India’s urban planning needs a serious overhaul. #urbanplanning #Michaung #Chennai Read more »
COP28 president al-Jabar sparks off controversy

COP28 controversy highlights need for unbiased climate leadership

#COP28 organisers must prioritise transparency and accountability to remove mistrust created by al-Jaber's statement, and to ensure the conference's success. #climatechange #coppresident Read more »
Green hydrogen mission

Green hydrogen mission: Indian giants vie for pole position

India's private sector is charging ahead in the green hydrogen mission, with key players like Reliance, Adani, JSW, and L&T vying for a slice of the 5 MMT annual target by 2030.... Read more »
Climate change and heatwaves affect labour productivity

Heatwaves: Climate change’s invisible productivity killers

With a projected 100 billion lost labour hours, heatwaves triggered by climate change are a national emergency for India's working future. Read more »
covid-19 cases in india

COVID-19 resurgence in India calls for continued vigilance

While the current #COVID-19 cases are mild, waning vaccine immunity and the emergence of new variants necessitate ongoing monitoring and preventive measures. #coronavirus #WHO Read more »
India leads the world in digital public infrastructure

Digital Public Infrastructure: India’s toolbox is revolutionising global trade

#Aadhaar, #UPI, #GSTN - India's digital public infrastructure shines as G-20 adopts key global trade principles, opening doors for inclusive growth, writes Dr Ram Singh. #DPI #DPGs Read more »
India's digital rupee or e-rupee

Digital rupee: A paradigm shift in the evolution of money

India's digital rupee marks a transformation in the evolution of money from tangible forms to digital abstractions. #erupee #cryptocurrency #bitcoin Read more »
COP28 announcing the setting up of the Loss and Damage Fund

EXPLAINED: COP28’s Loss and Damage Fund is a step towards climate justice

The establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund at #COP28 raises crucial questions about its effectiveness in addressing the disparate impact of #climatechange. #lossanddamagefund Read more »

The 16th Finance Commission must address fiscal equity concerns

The 16th Finance Commission needs to prioritise transparency and accountability, enhance trust, and ensure effective implementation of its recommendations. #FinanceCommission #policy #economy Read more »