Who’s afraid of net zero target?

Blog / The article originally appeared in The Times of India. A storm is brewing on the climate diplomacy front that India needs to navigate carefully to avoid becoming a fall guy. The issue at hand is the pledge by countries to achieve “net zero” emission by the mid-century. Over 120 countries have already announced their […]

कोयला खनन का ढाई सौ साल पुराना कारोबार बदल जाएगा, इसके लिए अभी से नीतियां बनानी होंगी

By Harivansh Singh This article was originally published in Dainik Bhaskar. इंटर गवर्नमेंटल पैनल ऑन क्लाइमेट चेंज (आईपीसीसी) की 2018 रिपोर्ट के अनुसार 2050 तक कोयला आधारित विद्युत उत्पादन लगभग बंद होना है। यह ग्लोबल वार्मिंग को दो डिग्री सेल्सियस के अंदर रखने के लिए आईपीसीसी द्वारा सुझाए गए महत्वपूर्ण उपायों में से एक है। इस […]

DMFs need planning and administration reform

The Ministry of Mines has proposed a set of mining reforms to boost India’s economy and create employment opportunities in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the proposed reforms, as the Government suggests, is to realize the vision of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.  The ongoing pandemic has certainly come as a harsh reminder of how important it […]

India is too poor to afford coal

This post originally appeared on The Times of India. As part of the stimulus package to revive the economy, the Union government has announced a slew of measures to boost production and reduce imports of coal. It has liberalised the sector, curtailed the monopoly of Coal India Limited (CIL), and has announced an investment of Rs […]