Business  /  Published 11.12.21

Steel giants flag green goal pitfalls

The capital cost of setting up new steel plants and shutting down the old ones to meet carbon neutral goals could be a “major barrier to change”, JSW Steel chairman Sajjan Jindal said whil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.12.21

Electric vehicles the future of India, reveals study by IIT Kanpur and ICCT

The study was carried out in collaboration with the International Council on Clean Transportation ...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.21

When green is grey

The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, grabbed headlines at CoP26 following his announcement of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070. But such pronouncements ring hollow, given their dissonance with d...
By Prerna Singh Bindra

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.21

Carbon cost of digitization is under-reported

A climate conference has come and gone without the environmental impact of digitalization receiving any meaningful attention. Given how purposefully both the world and India continue to march towards ...
By Sevanti Ninan

Business  /  Published 18.11.21

Coal CO2 cut success

Coal India has found initial success in lowering carbon dioxide emission using mechanised means of coal transportation through conveyor belts and loading by coal handling plants and silos. The develo...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata


Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

Risks and rewards of a green transition

At the CoP26 in Glasgow, India pledged to net-zero carbon emissions by 2070, with specific commitments at a shorter horizon to obtain half its energy from renewables and lower the carbon intensity of ...
By Renu Kohli

India  /  Published 14.11.21

CoP26: experts back India on coal

Climate experts on Sunday came in full support of India, after it was criticised by several nations for using the term "phase down" instead of “phase out’ of coal at COP26 in Gla...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.11.21

China, US unite on climate change

The US and China announced a joint agreement on Wednesday to “enhance ambition” on climate change, saying they would work together to do more to cut emissions this decade while China commi...
By Brad Plumer and Lisa Friedman in Glasgow

World  /  Published 11.11.21

COP26: pact for tough actions

The UN climate agency on Wednesday released a draft of an accord that urges countries to “revisit and strengthen” in the next year their plans for cutting planet-warming greenhouse gas emi...
By Lisa Friedman, Marc Santora and Brad Plumer in Glasgow

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Two climate challenges in PM vows

India’s new pledges to accelerate its moves away from fossil fuel energy over the next decade and achieve net-zero emissions by a distant 2070 represent a carefully crafted challenge to itself a...
By Jayanta Basu, G. S. Mudur in Glasgow, New Delhi


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