05 Jul 2019| Mekhala Sastry
In the midst of increasing appeals for bold climate action across the globe by students and civil society, and a resounding call from the scientific community to urgently address the devastating impacts of climate change, the 2019 Bonn Climate Change Conference marked an intermediate stage in the build up to implementation of the Paris Agreement.
09 May 2019| Ms Namrata Gulati Sapra
The 33 islands of Kiribati are extremely shallow; the highest point on many of the islands such as South Tarawa is just a couple of metres above sea level. Rising ocean waters are threatening to shrink Kiribati's land area and displace its people long before the islands are submerged. However, there is silver lining in the form of the visionary Kiribati Adaption Program of the World Bank and judicious help from New Zealand and Australia.
20 Dec 2018
Around the world energy efficiency is being looked as resource to address some of the critical problems of the energy sector. This has probably been the most cost effective way to address energy security, peak demand management, electricity access while mitigating climate change impacts.
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.
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
26 Sep 2018| Ms Kavya Bajaj
For successful implementation of the Paris Agreement, issues frustrating developing and developed nations must be resolved; political trade-offs may provide an answer
27 Aug 2018
Climate Finance - Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?
06 Aug 2018
Natural events are no more a national concern; rising impact requires international collaborations
03 Mar 2018
While forests begin to be seen as a tool for carbon sequestration, over 93% of GHG emissions in India continue to emanate from this same resource. This situation will remain unchanged if related policies and programmes are implemented at their current pace and commitment.
27 Feb 2018
The growing instances of the impacts of extreme heat are a warning sign for what awaits us. The year 2015 saw massive heat related causalities across India, and Delhi was no exception to this. A year later, in 2016, the whole of South-Asia was reeling under persistent extreme heat conditions, and this has now become a yearly affair.