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By : Ashish Bhardwaj..., Nov 20, 2019

India is facing a serious and persistent water resource crisis owing to the growing imbalance of demand and supply, poor water quality, and climate-induced water scarcity. A 2030 Water Resources Group (WRG) report...

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Nov 19, 2019

Even after precautionary principle was firmed up at the Rio Declaration under principle 15 in 1992, the ambiguity surrounding it still remains, as its use is not as prevalent in the Indian context. The draft...

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Nov 1, 2019

The draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) policy enlists a number of market-based and regulatory instruments that can drive resource efficiency. The polluter-pays-principle is one such instrument is that...

By : Vaibhav Rathi, Oct 29, 2019

India’s rising urban population and consumption has resulted in staggering increase of waste generation in the country. Recycling which is critical is struggling not because Indian entrepreneurs lack the technical...

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Oct 25, 2019

India’s unforgiving resource consumption over the last decade has enabled India to cultivate the reputation of ‘the fastest growing economy’. With exception of the recent economic slowdown, India has seen an...

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By : Yuvraj Sarda, Sep 26, 2019

The shifting policy landscape within electric vehicle (EV) sector has invigorated an industry response which has resulted in development of newer technologies for faster and convenient adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Battery swapping is one such technology that...

By : Niranjan Khatri, Sep 19, 2019

The ‘regenerative economy’ shifted the way the hotel industry operated Port Blair back in the 1980s. Since then newer and more refined concepts have been established, allowing hotels to operate in an...

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Sep 9, 2019

Surat’s pilot cap-and-trade program hopes to accelerate reduction of industrial pollution by providing economic incentives. Although a first in India, cap-and-trade program is a tried and tested process in parts of...

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Sep 2, 2019

As the e-rickshaw segment becomes more ubiquitous on Indian roads, the call to transition away from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Three Wheelers (3Ws) to e-rickshaws will inevitably push the market to develop...

By : Niranjan Khatri, Aug 13, 2019

India is in the ropes of an unforgiving water shortage in Chennai and Karnataka that is continuing to haunt residents. While Kerala is inundated as a delayed monsoon season has proved itself a strong adversary. As...

By : Hemant R. Ojha, Jul 1, 2019

Water security in India has been worsening due to climate change and rapid rate of urbanization. Long-term community-based water management systems are feeling the pressure of increasing demand. While government intervention is vital, building on the capacity of...

By : Jitendra Vir Sharma, Jul 1, 2019

India’s efforts to curb emissions and meet its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are reliant on the cumulative efforts of state and central government. India reinstated its commitment to enhance its carbon...

By : Anoop Nautiyal, Jun 12, 2019

The verdant Doon Valley, home to a picturesque mountain range like the many others that dot the Himalayas, has now become synonymous with an abundance of unattended plastic waste. The mountains that once emanated...

By : Mugdha Malik, May 30, 2019

India’s air pollution crisis made it to national and global headlines once again this year with the release of the State of Global Air 2019 report that highlights the toll the toxic air of the country takes on its...