Rainfed agriculture sustains millions of farmers in India, meeting 40 percent of India’s food demand. But the impact of a changing climate, including increased droughts and rising temperatures, threatens food production and farming patterns.
Certain large electricity consumers in Rajasthan state will need to get about 10 percent of their power from renewable sources—or risk getting fined.
While India's cities continue to invest in road expansions, a handful of businesses are taking steps to reduce car dependence. The result is less car congestion and improved productivity.
Nitin Pandit, CEO of WRI India, explains how limiting urban sprawl, investing in natural infrastructure and scaling up clean energy can create a better future for India.
Zainab is the Project Lead for the Initiative to Catalyse Urban Innovations at EMBARQ India. She is leading the work around Emerging Business Trends in Mobility Entrepreneurship. She develops and...
India's railways are the country's largest consumer of electricity and diesel fuel. A plan to deploy one gigawatt of solar photovoltaic installations on railways could reduce the sector's environmental impact while generating economic opportunities.
The India Water Tool Version 2 (IWT 2.0) is an online tool for companies and other users to understand their water-related risks and prioritize actions toward sustainable water management.
India is one of the most water-challenged countries in the world, from its deepest aquifers to its largest rivers.
The India Water Tool 2.0 is the most comprehensive, publicly available online tool evaluating India’s water risks.
This technical note describes the specifics of the indicator data and calculations underpinning the India Water Tool 2.0 (IWT).
The IWT 2.0 allows companies, government agencies, and other users identify their water risks, prioritize their water management actions, plan for sustainable...
As Michael Bloomberg announces a package of assistance on road safety through Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Global Safety Initiative, here is an ugly truth: more people die in road crashes in India than anywhere else in the world.