Energy Transition entails an increasing presence of variable & intermittent Renewable Energy Sources (VRES) like solar & wind in the energy mix. This presents a grid-level challenge, that would require incentivization of technologies offering storage & ancillary services attributes.

India's financial capital Mumbai is among several cities across the globe that would be most affected due to rising sea levels, according to this report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

As the Asia-Pacific region grows increasingly urbanized, the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 is a comprehensive and action-oriented blueprint for advancing sustainable cities and communities. It proposes to readdress how plan, finance, develop, govern and manage cities and human settlements in line with the New Urban Agenda.

On 14 February 2023, the European Parliament voted to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel CO2-emitting cars as of 2035, making headway in the EU’s “Fit for 55” package and the transition to climate neutrality by 2050.

The Asia-Pacific region has made considerable progress on improving economic and social welfare over the last decade. Water resources have contributed greatly to this transformation through water and sanitation hygiene (WASH), provision of basic services, agricultural expansion, food security and nutrition, and ecosystem services.

Tamil Nadu has released Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicles Policy 2023. The key features of the policy include reimbursement of state goods and services tax, investment and turnover based subsidy, advanced chemistry cell subsidy, electrification of public and commercial transport, formation of electric vehicle cities, among others.

This report assesses key drivers, potential, barriers, and solutions of developing natural gas value chains in Africa to fight energy poverty and enable a just energy transition.

Across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the greatest progress made in the Asia-Pacific region has been towards Goal 7. There has been considerable success in providing electricity access to urban and rural populations. South and South-West Asia performed exceptionally on electricity access, which helped accelerate progress on SDG 7.

Improving management practices in grasslands used especially for animal grazing can enhance the capacity of soils as carbon sinks, and help countries reach their climate goals, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Current trends in the power sector have prompted changes in the role of hydropower, creating a need to adjust the way these assets are designed, operated and maintained, according to this new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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