Renewable Energy

Examining India’s renewable energy goals, implementation, policies and their role in sustainable development.

The Risky Business of Large Hydropower Dams | The Bastion

The Risky Business of Large Hydropower Dams

On 23 April 2020, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC)—the panel under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change that approves forest clearance for...

Mining Treasure at the Bottom of the Ocean

In 1997, an experiment was conducted in the Central Indian Ocean Basin in the middle of diverse underwater ecosystems. In a small area on...

The Bastion Dialogues: Dr. Arunabha Ghosh

Dr Arunabha Ghosh (AG), founder-CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), is a prominent figure in the energy and environment development...
Green Politics India

Why Do We Need Green Politics In India?

Despite India facing regular environmental and natural crises such as floods and droughts, there is a lack of political representation of the "environment" as...

Meet Hydrogen, the New Fuel in Town

Imagine owning a car that has zero emissions — except, this one isn’t by a battery-powered electric vehicle. Feels like an unlikely possibility? It’s...

Budget 2021: What Does the Wind Sector Need to Meet its 2022 60GW Target?

The Union Budget 2021 is here. Unsurprisingly, the shadow of COVID-19 loomed large over the budget as Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman presented it...

Behind the Trail of Chhattisgarh’s Coal Rush

Savitha Rath is telling me a story, as she stands at a T-junction which is one of the few places with good phone connectivity....

Climate Action In A Post Coronavirus World

There is a video that has been doing the rounds amidst this coronavirus frenzy. It shows how the American news channel Fox News has...

The Impacts of Unsustainable Iron Ore Mining on Redi, The Last Village on Maharashtra’s...

While mining has brought with it economic prosperity, it has negatively impacted the health of Redi’s residents, and the ecology of this biodiverse region.
Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Energy: Domestic Growth Through Safeguard Duties? The Bastion

Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Energy: Domestic Growth Through Safeguard Duties?

The Indian economy is the fastest growing major economy in the world. With rapid growth comes a rapid increase in energy demands. Given the...