Power grids operators around the world have been experiencing challenges in operating the grid with increasing penetration of Variable Generation (VG) sources like Solar PV and Wind. Variability in one form of generation must always be compensated with other forms of generation at all times to ensure grid stability.

Madhya Pradesh is likely to see 1-1.2 degree Celsius rise in temperature by 2045, bringing more droughts that will pose “enormous” pressure on agriculture, water resources, infrastructure and energy sectors, according to a study.

Rapidly increasing urbanisation in India has brought much needed focus on the urban development policies in India. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission was the first programme to provide substantial funds for urban local bodies to improve their infrastructure and bring in better governance systems. This article tries to look at the mission from a new public management perspective. The performance of ULBs in project implementation shows delinking from the reforms agenda of the mission.

Climate change is projected to have severe adverse impacts on India’s population, natural ecosystems, and socio-economic parameters.

Under a worst case scenario in the long run, urban areas of Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata are projected to experience the highest absolute increases in the heat related mortality by 2080s, says a study by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A).

Hyderabad, Mumbai and Shimla spanning 2005 - 2012. We developed Poisson regression models to study ‘the main temperature effect’ as well as ‘additional impacts’ of sustained high and low temperatures (i.e. heat and cold waves) on all-cause mortality risk.

The report, titled 'Framework for Infrastructure Assets: A Case Study of Konkan Railways,' summarizes the uncertainties and risks that infrastructure assets face due to climate variability and suggests possible adaptation strategies.

Climate change-induced natural disasters represent an additional stress on a country’s infrastructure. In India, investments of US$ 120 billion have been planned for infrastructure asset creation during 2011–2012. This article highlights some crucial reverse impacts of environment on the energy, aviation, water supply and irrigation, road, communications, posts, health and housing, and railway infrastructure assets. The critical climate parameters of temperature, precipitation, sea level rise and extreme events pose direct and indirect impacts on infrastructure assets.

Warren Anderson, Chairman of Union Carbide Corporation at the time of the 1984 gas disaster in Bhopal is summoned along with UCC to appear before a court in Bhopal to face criminal charges of culpable homicide. Since 1992 he and the corporation have been refusing to appear and have been declared "absconders from justice".

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