Articles

A biomass-solar combination for cold storage of farm produce

09 May 2019

A novel way of utlising biomass and solar power to create cold storage facility in rural areas

Kiribati - The Land of No Tomorrow?

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.

Solar rooftops spell savings for power distribution companies

08 May 2019 | Mr Rishabh Sethi

Rooftop solar PV systems benefit power distribution companies by reducing their technical, financial and operational burden

What does a growing economy consume? Breaking down India's resource appetite

08 May 2019

This blog series shall explore India's current material use and resource efficiency potential across various sectors

A green agenda: Converting waste to wealth

02 May 2019

A key issue in management of urban waste streams is to generate reliable data on waste inventory.

A green agenda: Sustainability imperatives for India's next government

02 May 2019

India's growth story should be balanced with sustainability.

A green agenda: Realising gains from resource efficiency for India

29 Apr 2019

Rising costs of accessing resources, shrinking geological availability, and risk of material exhaustion can be addressed with an integrated resource efficiency policy

Holistic approach needed for India's resource efficiency policy

26 Apr 2019

Better resource efficiency and material recovery can reduce India's import dependence and waste generation

A green agenda: Accelerating India's transition to clean energy

24 Apr 2019

The transition to a largely renewable power system will require clear, long-term and stable policy

A green agenda: Destressing India's water situation

24 Apr 2019

Declining water levels and over-exploited groundwater reserves point towards a grave future