This working paper documents residential consumers’ experiences with solar rooftop PV systems. The data is captured through household surveys conducted across five Indian cities.

This report traces the evolution of India's climate policy and its stance at climate negotiations over the last few decades. It also asks: how India has championed the cause of the developing world? It looks at the extent to which India's climate policy has evolved due to internal compulsions and how much due to external pressures.

The science of climate change has long been suggesting that mankind is heading towards ‘dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system’ and is on the verge of committing to catastrophic interference. The core of such activity lies in the techno-economic development paradigm, which have started since the Industrial Revolution.

Countries’ quest to achieve robust economic growth in a fossil fuel-dependent production paradigm has resulted in an unsustainable accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. This phenomenon threatens humankind with irreversible climatic changes in the future.