A universally accepted definition of green finance is not available yet, although several initiatives are ongoing across countries as also led by many international organizations.

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 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.

Sikkim has embarked on the path of developing strategies to remain carbon neutral. The Sikkim Climate Inventory Monitoring System (SCIMS) is a first step in this direction.

This report explores the reforms of the existing regulatory frameworks and governance structures for urban transport in India. It assesses the existing governance structures in three Indian cities and reviews best practices followed in cities across the world.

As a first-time effort in India, the Green Vehicle Rating (GVR) serves as a consumer information tool that identifies high to low performing vehicle models in 2 & 3-wheeler categories, in terms of the negative impacts of greenhouse gases and criteria pollutants released from the tail pipe.

Internationally, carbon pricing instruments have witnessed growing interest as cost effective policy measures for climate mitigation.

Shakti in partnership with WRI India has convened a high-level platform for CEOs and business leaders with the goal of fostering Industry leadership on air quality issues. The platform acts as a forum to deliberate on the role of Indian Industry in supporting ambient air quality improvements, technology advancements, financing and innovation.

This study showcases an integrated resource planning exercise for the power sector integrating renewable energy resources with the current power sector planning framework.

The Survey, “A Hazy View” posed a wide range of questions on the subject of air pollution awareness, perceptions and attitudes across 11 Indian cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kanpur, Patna, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Gwalior, Kolkata, Varanasi and Lucknow.

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