There is no contradiction between increasing coal consumption in India and implementing a just transition in the coal districts and states.
Glasgow wasn’t a washout. But on coal, India gained little & let China get away. Climate change conferences follow a pattern: They never end on time; they make incremental progress, and there is always a last-minute drama that captures the headlines, drowning the overall assessment of the meeting. COP26
A big component of this just transition for India will be to ensure economic and social support and growth opportunities for the workers and local com
From reforming discoms to recruiting skilled energy managers, the list of reforms is formidable. On the first day of the Glasgow climate conference – COP26 – the biggest announcement came from India. Ending speculations on whether India ‘will’ or ‘can’ make a net-zero pledge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and leading global research institutes released the Production Gap Report on Thursday. The report raises clear concern on countries following their net-zero ‘pledge’. Most governments plan to produce more than twice the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C.
Glasgow will not solve the climate crisis but it can fast-track global climate collaboration.
It is imperative for India to begin deliberation on a just transition from coal in light of some of the compelling factors.
A storm is brewing on the climate diplomacy front that India needs to navigate carefully to avoid becoming a fall guy.
इंटर गवर्नमेंटल पैनल ऑन क्लाइमेट चेंज (आईपीसीसी) की 2018 रिपोर्ट के अनुसार 2050 तक कोयला आधारित विद्युत उत्पादन लगभग बंद होना है।
The Government has introduced an amendment bill in the Lok Sabha on March 15, to further amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.
Coal India Limited (CIL), the world’s biggest coal producer and India’s largest CO2 emitter, announced its plans to become a ‘net-zero energy company’ by 2023-24.
In an exclusive conversation with iFOREST, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Shri Hemant Soren, talks about the role of coal in Jharkhand’s economy, and the need to develop other economic sectors to transition to a non-coal economy.
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”.
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.