Renewable Energy

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

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...
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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...
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Redefining the Climate Change Conversation

Written by Rohit Nair Climate change is widely regarded as the single biggest crisis threatening our collective future on this planet. A recent report published...

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...
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...
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...
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Why Aren’t We Making Hay as the Sun Shines? Moving to Solar Rooftops

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore with inputs from Arnab Chakraborty The view from one of Dwarka’s apartments initially looks like the typical New Delhi skyline. The...
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Electric Vehicles, Clean Indian Lungs: The Reality of the 2020 NEMMP

At the SIAM convention earlier this month, Nitin Gadkari, Union Road Transport Minister, made evident the government’s intention to make a switch to electric...
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Making the Best Out of Waste

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Two children are occupied with a game of gilli danda, in the far end of Multani Mohalla. Their game would not...
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Earth Overshoot Day: Managing the Ecological Bank Balance

Co-authored by Pratheek Rebello and Pratik Purswani  Do you know that every year, you end up spending more than you earn? In fact, on the 1st...