Category: India News Brief and Action Alert

Can COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plans Help Put India on the Path to Low Carbon Sustainable Development?
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Can COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plans Help Put India on the Path to Low Carbon Sustainable Development?

The first case of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic in India was reported on 30 January 2020, originating from China. As of 30 April 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has confirmed a total of 33,050 cases, 8,325 recoveries (including 1 migration), and 1074 deaths in the country. Experts suggest the number of infections could be much higher as...

India Takes Steps to Reform its Power Sector but Still Heavily Relies on Coal
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India Takes Steps to Reform its Power Sector but Still Heavily Relies on Coal

India is the world’s third-largest producer and third-largest consumer of electricity. With more than 400 million people lifted above the poverty line over the last decade, there has been a consistent rise in demand for power consumption across the nation’s rural, urban and semi-urban areas, necessitating far-reaching changes in India’s power sector.  The national electric grid in India over the years has come to...

High Level Meetings Take Place to Address Climate Change; Toxic Pollution Stifles Delhi
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High Level Meetings Take Place to Address Climate Change; Toxic Pollution Stifles Delhi

India has been taking concrete actions to step up its climate change activities ranging from hosting ministerial meetings, to spurring the private sector, to participating in the climate change movement. The last quarter of 2019 saw several events, meetings, and programs in which private sector, non-governmental organizations, and ministerial groups’ came together to address climate...

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