The demand of active cooling systems such as air conditioners and chillers is increasing rapidly. This leads to an increase in emissions of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and Hydro-Chlorofluorocarbons (HCFC), which negatively impact the Earth's ozone layer.
India is estimated to require nearly USD 95 to 125bn annually through 2033 for actions on climate mitigation. This entails investment to support transition of existing sectors into green and nurturing emerging sectors and technologies in areas such as electric vehicles, green buildings, renewable energy, waste and water resources.
Climate finance takes its roots in the ever-intensifying debate about the health of our planet and actions being undertaken (or planned) by countries, cities and companies to keep it habitable for future generations. Financing for climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts is a global, complex, political and economic issue.
This handbook is a comprehensive document which provides an overview of Electric Vehicle (EV) policies, subsidies, schemes, growth of e-rickshaws in cities. It also highlights the benefits, drawbacks and operational challenges and impact of these rickshaws for cities mobility.
This report presents the results of an air quality performance evaluation project. The goal of this project is to deploy 50 real-time air quality monitors (known as "Atmos") spread over 10 Indian cities, evaluate the performance of and provide contextual analytics of this data in periodic reports.