India

Weekly data: How India’s appetite for cheap Russian oil could hamper its climate ambitions

Indian government officials have been quick to defend India's decision not to comply with Western sanctions against Russian oil, despite…

Egypt and India to develop green hydrogen plant in the Suez Canal

A green hydrogen plant is planned for the Suez Canal, following a 15 November 2022 framework agreement signed by ReNew…

Solar powers India towards its 175GW renewables target for 2022

India increased its solar energy capacity by 22% in the first eight months of 2022 compared with the same period…

India gets ready to launch a national carbon market

A planned national carbon market for India, the world's third-largest emitter, could become one of the biggest mitigation experiments ever…

India has under a quarter of green finance it needs to meet climate targets – CPI

Indian Rupees. (Photo by Singh Lens via Getty Images)  Tracked green finance in India was $44bn per annum in 2019…

The ever-growing risk of big dam failure

The Mullaperiyar Dam in the southern Indian state of Kerala was built by the British in 1895. It provides crop…

Why hydropower’s human rights problem may be insurmountable

In southern Tajikistan, 110km from the country’s capital, Dushanbe, a vast monolith of compacted rock is taking shape in the…

Toyota makes moves on India’s electric vehicle market

Toyota recently announced plans to invest $530m (Rs41.09bn) in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing in the southern Indian state of Karnataka…

Weekly data: Why hydropower is key to India’s net-zero plans

India surprised the world at last November’s COP26 climate conference by announcing it would reach net zero by 2070. Soaring…

Green Covid recovery could add 20GW of wind power in key developing economies

By adopting a green recovery after the Covid pandemic, Brazil, India, Mexico, the Philippines and South Africa could add 20GW…