It is expected to spur innovations and lower costs in fast-growing markets.
Soumya Sarkar is a Delhi-based journalist. Follow him on Twitter @scurve.
Climate change will proceed far more quickly without the cooling role played by the world's oceans.
27/07/2017 8:50 AM IST
Extreme weather events have started hurting Indian cities with frightening frequency.
22/07/2017 10:50 AM IST
‘India will certainly overachieve its wind target.’
22/05/2017 8:36 AM IST
Tariffs are tumbling and investments are pouring in, but experts fear that developers could be punching above their weight.
03/05/2017 8:17 AM IST
In recent decades, this Sundarbans island has lost 30sq km of land.
08/03/2017 8:39 PM IST
It's World Wetlands Day today, but few seem to care about this destruction.
01/02/2017 5:27 PM IST
In 10 years, a majority of India's electricity will be produced from cleaner and renewable sources, putting the country ahead
02/01/2017 5:48 PM IST
The system of carbon offsets in the global agreement to restrain aircraft pollution, announced in Montreal in October, would
20/10/2016 2:25 PM IST
Those who foresee promising prospects for India always emphasize the demographic dividend that the country has been reaping
14/10/2016 5:25 PM IST
At a global meet in Rwandan capital Kigali to phase out coolants that are causing climate change, the Indian government has
13/10/2016 11:31 PM IST
Varsha Pawar of Osmanabad district in Maharashtra was like any other housewife—until she started selling solar cook stoves
04/10/2016 1:41 PM IST
Even as representatives from close to 200 nations meet in Montreal to hammer out a deal to contain aviation emissions, India
28/09/2016 5:47 PM IST
India's headlong rush to boost renewable energy in keeping with the spirit of the Paris climate summit has been tempered with the difficulties project developers are facing to secure inexpensive finance. This issue can be best solved by establishing a green bank to strengthen the rapidly expanding clean energy market, a recent report has recommended.
31/08/2016 1:15 PM IST
India's rush to add solar power is being aided largely by a manufacturing overcapacity in China, driving down costs of photovoltaic cells and other equipment.
22/08/2016 4:37 PM IST
How much difference could a foot of water possibly make? For thousands of fishermen and vegetable farmers in the East Kolkata Wetlands, it could mean the difference between a decent livelihood and chronic want. And now the National Green Tribunal is taking an interest, which might yet save the beleaguered Ramsar site.
27/07/2016 7:27 PM IST
The 60 million people visiting Ujjain for the Kumbh Mela were not bothered about the dying Shipra and efforts to rejuvenate the holy river. What mattered was the pilgrimage that carried the promise of salvation.
11/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
While putting dying rivers such as the Shipra and Sabarmati on life support by transporting water at enormous cost from other river basins is measure that's earning populist praise, it raises serious questions on the transparent allocation of this increasingly scarce resource.
07/07/2016 8:55 AM IST
The dark shadow of dying rivers and receding water lie over the Kumbh Melas as hasty interventions and climate change threaten to disrupt the largest human gatherings on earth.
05/07/2016 11:09 AM IST
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change while announcing strong measures to fight ozone layer depletion and to promote clean energy in India.
09/06/2016 9:32 AM IST
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