What is Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)?

By Team TA One of the key outcomes of the COP15 UN Conference on Biodiversity in Montreal was that around 190 countries adopted the landmark Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework that aims to protect 30% of the Earth’s land and oceans by 2030. Let’s know what this new framework on biodiversity conversation is all about: What is 30 by 30 goal? The new framework aims to … Continue reading What is Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)?

Energy Recap: Gujarat’s new EV policy | Hike in petrol prices | Record high for power demand… and more this week

By Team Analysis We bring to you the sixth edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (5 July to 11 July). Gujarat announces new EV Policy Gujarat government has announced a new electric vehicle (EV) policy which will provide an incentive … Continue reading Energy Recap: Gujarat’s new EV policy | Hike in petrol prices | Record high for power demand… and more this week

Energy Recap: Does rising fuel prices affect the govt. and more from this week

By Team Analysis We bring to you the third edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (14 to 20 June). COVER STORY Hike in fuel prices continues, but does it affect the government anymore? On 18th June, the prices of … Continue reading Energy Recap: Does rising fuel prices affect the govt. and more from this week

Energy Recap: Is India ready to shun fossil energy and more from this week

By Team Analysis We bring to you the second edition of Energy Recap. It is an in-house initiative by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (6 to 13 June). COVER STORY Shunning the fossils, Is India ready? The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative has issued a new … Continue reading Energy Recap: Is India ready to shun fossil energy and more from this week

Energy Recap: Ethanol economy | Fuel prices rise again | Bengaluru airport becomes energy neutral…and more

By Team Analysis Energy recap is an in-house and weekly initiative by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week. World Environment Day: PM Modi launches Ethanol roadmap for India PM Modi released the roadmap for ethanol based economy prepared by the Oil Ministry and Niti Aayog on the … Continue reading Energy Recap: Ethanol economy | Fuel prices rise again | Bengaluru airport becomes energy neutral…and more

Explained: Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020

By Gautam Kumar As farmers’ protest continues, the government on 30th December 2020 agreed to withdraw the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 – one out of the four demands made by the farm unions. So far, the government and farm unions have met six times and very little progress has been made on the deadlock concerning the recently passed agri laws by the center. While the … Continue reading Explained: Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020

Coal-Bed Methane: Step towards lowering India’s Carbon emisions

With India’s ratification of the Paris climate agreement, which entered into force last week, the government will have to find the best possible alternatives to conventional energy resources. This is especially important considering that India’s coal power capacity has more than tripled from 5.6 GW per year in 2007-08 to 19.5 GW in 2014-15, with harmful effects for the environment, and in 2015-16, India’s crude … Continue reading Coal-Bed Methane: Step towards lowering India’s Carbon emisions