Sustainability pundits are pushing for green recovery packages to stimulate growth as we try to recover from COVID-19. But the oil markets have crashed, giving us an abundance of crude oil to work with. What impact will this have on green recovery, and in particular, renewable energy?
Greta Thunberg has sparked conversations about climate change around the world. Her solutions are sharp; but are they also unreasonable? In this post, we look at her opinions and solutions–and if they make sense.
After every Conference of Parties (COP), the negotiations and deliberations on the affairs of the Convention (be it the UNFCCC, UNCCD or UNCBD), a “declaration” is released that outlines the decisions taken by the “parties” (the countries) that are signatory to the Convention and have participated in the […]
Last week, a much anticipated climate change conference concluded in Katowice, Poland. The conference is critical because 3 years after signing the Paris Agreement, there is finally a working program to operationalize the Agreement. Many people have been talking about the rigor (or the lack of it) of […]
Drastically different from what pundits claimed when Trump left the Paris Climate Agreement, US has decreased its greenhouse gas emissions over the last one year. The Energy Information Administration’s report claims that increase in renewables, decrease in coal-based energy and an increase in natural gas usage for energy […]
The 2018 Environmental Protection Index is one of the most recent matrices to rank countries according to their environmental performance. This data-driven, empirical approach allows us to better understand the progress a country is making and the areas of the environment and health that the governments need to […]
Water is a big crisis in today’s world. It doesn’t matter where you live or how lavishly you live; you are going to face the brunt of the water crisis now or at some point in the future. The problem remains acute in India and the crisis is […]