What is the News? The World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with Kearney and Observer Research Foundation has released a report titled “Mission 2070: A Green New Deal for a Net-Zero India”. What is the key finding of the report? India is the 3rd largest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emitter in the world, behind the United… Continue reading Mission 2070: A Green New Deal for a Net Zero India
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India to work towards zero-emission cars by 2040
What is the News? India has joined over 30 other countries in signing the Glasgow Declaration on Zero Emission Cars and Vans. What is the Glasgow Declaration on Zero Emission Cars and Vans? The declaration promises to work towards ensuring that only zero-emission cars and vans are sold by the year 2040. However, this timeline… Continue reading India to work towards zero-emission cars by 2040
Net-zero presents many opportunities for India — and challenges
News: At Glasgow COP26 summit, one of the key announcements made by India was a target for achieving net-zero. India committed to a 2070 net zero target. This is not just significant for the world, but also a sizeable economic opportunity for India. The challenge now is to overcome the obstacles along the way. Must… Continue reading Net-zero presents many opportunities for India — and challenges
Indian Railways likely to become world’s first ‘net-zero’ carbon emitter by 2030
Synopsis: Indian railways announced a grand plan to achieve net-zero carbon emission. But the plan might face a few challenges in implementation. Introduction Indian Railways has recently announced ambitious plans to become a ‘net-zero’ carbon emitter by 2030. Read more: What is net zero target? How fair and realistic these targets are? About Indian Railways… Continue reading Indian Railways likely to become world’s first ‘net-zero’ carbon emitter by 2030
India’s difficult transition from fossil fuels to net-zero emissions
Synopsis: India faces many challenges in reducing dependence on coal and oil but the greater use of gas in our energy mix could ease the way. Introduction The coal crisis has forced the Indian government to ramp up domestic production and imports of coal, the dirtiest fossil fuel, while the world focuses on net-zero carbon… Continue reading India’s difficult transition from fossil fuels to net-zero emissions
Net-zero is not enough
Synopsis: A coherent programme of mitigation, adaptation and resilience is what India and every country in the world needs. The global climate discussion must focus clearly on the allocation of available carbon space that will allow countries to work out such a strategy. Introduction The recent report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… Continue reading Net-zero is not enough
More companies pledge ‘net-zero’ emissions to fight climate change, but what does that really mean?
Synopsis: “Net-zero emissions” is in the news, and government leaders and CEOs are under pressure to discuss as to how they’ll reduce their countries’ or businesses’ impact on climate change. Introduction Amazon, just announced that more than 200 companies have now joined its Climate Pledge, committing to reach net-zero emissions by 2040. What does net-zero… Continue reading More companies pledge ‘net-zero’ emissions to fight climate change, but what does that really mean?