Climate change could cost India 2.8 per cent of GDP, and lower living standards of nearly half of its population by 2050, as average annual temperatures are expected to rise by 1-2 per cent over three decades, warns this new report released by the World Bank

The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement was the first instance of countries adhering to take a collective action against global warming.

One of the key environmental problems facing India is that of particle pollution from the combustion of fossil fuels. This paper by World Bank analyzes some of the key tradeoffs between economic growth and environmental sustainability for India.

This study provides guidance on linkages between the design of development programs and the objectives of adapting to climate change and limiting emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).