For India to play its part in helping to realise deep cuts in global CO2 emissions by the middle of the 21st century, it will need to achieve rapid economic development over the next 40 years with only a very small increase in emissions. Currently there is no precedent for such a low-CO2 development path.

Subhash Narayan

The government may soon make it mandatory for power companies to switch to energy-efficient supercritical technology for their upcoming coal-fired power projects as it looks at playing a major role in global efforts to fight climate change by cutting down emission of greenhouse gases.

06 Dec 2010

The post-2012 emissions reduction commitments for Annex 1 countries under the Kyoto Protocol (KP) are presently going nowhere. Japan had fired the first salvo when in the opening plenary, it categorically stated its opposition to the second commitment period of KP. Now, countries like Australia, Canada, and some European nations have joined the chorus to disband KP.

03 Oct 2010

It is in the interest of developing countries to agree to legally binding national emission limits alone to secure their fair share of the global carbon budget.

This new report released by GWEC finds that wind power could play a key role in satisfying the world's increasing power demand, while at the same time achieving major greenhouse gas emissions reductions. By providing detailed wind power trajectories for all the world’s regions, it shows how global wind power capacity could reach 2,300 GW by 2030, providing up to 22% of the world's electricity needs.

KEITH BRADSHER Hong Kong, 9 August

Earlier this summer, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China promised to use an

The proposed plant requires 950 acres, and the stateowned IIDCO has been entrusted with the task of land acquisition.
Sahara India Power Corporation Limited (SIPCL) will invest Rs 8,000 crore on its proposed 1,320 MW power project in Orissa

New Delhi: If the energy sector is the biggest contributor of greenhouse (GHG) gas emissions in the country, it is also showcasing some of the best examples of reducing emissions, according to FE-EVI Green Business Survey 2009-10.

Presently India is facing the twin challenge of energy universalization as well as emission reduction. Nearly 0.4 billion people in India

03 May 2010

The last two years have seen a flurry of reports that have projected the long-term greenhouse gas emissions trajectory of India, and how the country can go low-carbon and help solve the climate change crisis.