25 Nov 2021
Heavy metal pollution is a great concern for the environment and human health, especially in developing countries like India. Owing to their toxic, non-degradable and bio-accumulative nature, health burden on the population has increased significantly.
29 Oct 2021
The policy brief critically examines pathways in which the funding gap for implementing SDG 14 targets can be bridged, using tools such as well-defined regulatory framework and collective partnership.
Green Steel through Hydrogen Direct Reduction: A Study on the Role of Hydrogen in the Indian Iron and Steel Sector
18 Aug 2021
| Mr Will Hall
| Mr Robert Millner
| Mr Johannes Rothberger
| Mr Amar Singh
| Mr Chirag K Shah
The policy brief analyses the role of steel production through low carbon hydrogen technology as India moves on the path of balancing its development goals with its climate action targets.
Co-innovation of low-carbon technologies for SMES: A framework for strengthening technology cooperation between Japan and India
11 Aug 2021
| Mr Nandakumar Janardhanan
| Mr Eric Zusman
| Mr Kentaro Tamura
| Prof. Eri Ikeda
Co-innovation can enhance cooperation with Japanese firms and facilitate the successful transfer of low carbon technologies in small and medium enterprises in India to further the country's energy transition Co-innovation can enhance cooperation with Japanese firms and facilitate the successful transfer of low carbon technologies in small and medium enterprises in India to further the country's energy transition
05 Aug 2021
The discussion paper on 'Resolving the Crisis in Power Distribution in India' explores possible ways to address the challenges faced by the distribution sector.
Food and Land Resources: Incorporating Watershed-Based Approaches for Better Sustainability-Productivity Balance
04 Aug 2021
| Dr Mini Govindan
The overall purpose of watershed programmes is to enhance incomes, provide food security through sustainable agriculture and prudent management of natural resources. This directly corresponds to SDG 1 and 2, i.e. No poverty and Zero Hunger respectively. Cross-cutting issues such as gender and social equity in watershed management are pertinent to address SDGs.
09 Jul 2021
Switching to electricity-based systems can conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions among MSMEs Despite barriers, electrification of MSMEs is a 'low-hanging fruit' in the decarbonisation of Indian industry.
24 Jun 2021
| Mr Kartikey Sharma
Just Transition needs to consider a broad range of social and economic sectors, geographic locations, diverse stakeholders and time horizons
24 Jun 2021
| Mr Kartikey Sharma
The paper examines the linkages surrounding the Indian coal economy and the potential fallout in terms of eventual phasing out of coal
22 Mar 2021
The share of Blue Economy in the GDP of Asia-Pacific countries goes up to as high as 87% in some island nations in the region The ocean remains a poorly-policed frontier.Blue economy promotes economic growth, social inclusion and improvement of livelihoods while ensuring environmental sustainability. The contribution of ocean based sectors is significant to the economic growth of Asia-Pacific countries, especially to some of the island nations of the region.