This study provides a comprehensive overview of the existing standards relating to green hydrogen in India. It compares the Indian standards with those in countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, South Korea, the United States (US), and the United Kingdom (UK) across components of the green hydrogen value chain.

This compendium meticulously identifies and collates the emerging good practices to mainstream Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) solutions. Envisioned as a ‘practitioners’ guide’ for the public- and private sector leaders, it synthesises ‘replicable and actionable lessons’ to fast-track DRE deployment for achieving the SDGs.

Early warning systems (EWS) can improve resilience against climate-related hazards by providing information for early action. However, to be effective, EWS must incorporate aspects of resilient systems.

Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) caters to 17% of the daily trips in Lucknow. This short report offers an overview of IPT vehicles i.e. auto-rickshaws, tempos and e-rickshaws in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The team conducted a survey in Lucknow, covering 322 IPT drivers to understand their vehicular, operational and economic characteristics.

The rapid adoption of renewable energy (RE) will not only help decarbonise the world’s electricity systems but also help realise the desired impacts of our Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Given the exponential amount of wastewater generated in the country, India has immense potential to meet the growing water demand across different sectors and improve its water environment with proper wastewater management. This study presents the case for mainstreaming the reuse of treated wastewater in India.

The study intends to support the Delhi government, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in identifying priority areas of interventions needed in controlling air pollution in Delhi during the winter season of 2021.

This Paper proposes eight principles of a rules-based architecture for decarbonised hydrogen.

Accountability is essential for global climate action and governance. The issue brief analyses the existing transparency and compliance mechanism under the Paris Agreement. Further, it discusses the challenges in ownership of targets and obligations under climate agreements amongst member countries.