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.
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.
Understanding how to curb global climate change first requires knowing where the world’s emissions are currently heading. The new CAIT Projections module provides access to emissions projections for major emitters through the year 2100.
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.
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...
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.
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.
The new U.S.-India agreement on climate change will help turn India’s bold renewable energy targets into reality.
Rather than relying on one major plank, the collaboration is a comprehensive set of actions that represent a substantial step in advancing low-carbon development in India while also promoting economic growth and expanding energy access.
All eyes are on India this week, as President Obama is set to make an unprecedented second trip to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
While the leaders’ discussions will address several issues, including nuclear energy and trade, climate and clean energy will be a central part of the agenda. So it’s a tremendous opportunity for the two countries to make substantive progress on shifting to low-carbon, climate-resilient pathways.
President Obama’s first trip after the State of the Union tonight will be to India to visit with Prime Minister Modi, where they will announce new energy and climate efforts.
In a press teleconference on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Indian and US experts will reflect on prospects for US-India collaboration and domestic action in India to curb emissions and address climate change.
Press Call Ahead of US-India Climate/Energy Announcements
Wednesday, Jan 21, 8:00 p.m. IST // 9:30 a.m. EST (Washington)