Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022: A Much-Awaited Change for the EV Sector

Date : November 13, 2022

Lithium, a popular metal in today’ is also known as “white gold”. Lithium-Ion Batteries (LIBs) are the most popular battery technologies existing in the clean energy space. With the energy demand in India increasing coupled with rising import bills, there is a need to focus on the recycling aspect of lithium-ion batteries. of lithium-ion batteries. The rapid technology evolution also provide...

Raising Domestic Corporate Funding for Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Date : October 12, 2022

Climate change is here and now. With over 80 per cent of India’s districts are vulnerable to climate change, and it is in India’s interest to make development choices that provide sustainable prosperity to its people and aid the global urgency to transition towardsNet Zero pathways. Net Zero means a state in which the Green House Gases (GHGs) going into the atmosphere are balanced by remova...

World EV Day 2022: Interview with Sudhendhu Sinha, NITI Aayog

Date : September 21, 2022

Electric vehicles (EVs) are emerging at the forefront of driving the shift in mobility away from traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to more sustainable options. We speak with Sudhendhu Sinha, Advisor (Infrastructure, Connectivity & Electric Mobility) NITI Aayog on the potential ways for India to unlock its full EV potential. What are your thoughts on decarbonisation of th...

World EV Day 2022: Interview with Randheer Singh, NITI Aayog

Date : September 15, 2022

[caption id="attachment_20630" align="alignright" width="320"] Randheer Singh with members of the ShaktiElectric Mobility team[/caption] Major countries across the world are pledging to switch to electric mobility, and India too is taking steps to accelerate this transition. On the occasion of World EV Day 2022, we speak to Randheer Singh, Director, Electric Mobility, NITI Aayog on charging inf...

World EV Day 2022: Interview with Mahua Archarya, CESL

Date : September 13, 2022

[caption id="attachment_20630" align="alignright" width="320"] Mahua Acharya with members of the Shakti Electric Mobility team[/caption] World EV Day is marked globally on September 9 every year in celebration of electric mobility. In the Indian context, the day specifically takes on importance, especially with respect to the country’s 2070 net zero ambition. We speak with Mahua Acharya, Mana...

Air Pollution: Challenges and Opportunities

Date : September 6, 2022

The International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies is celebrated on 7th September every year and the theme for 2022 is “The Air We Share.” The theme emphasises the fact that air knows no boundaries. Whether it is stubble burning or Diwali celebrations in one state, the impact of air pollution is not localised but can be felt in the entire airshed. To tackle bad air, we need granular level moni...

How Himalayan states can lead the EV Revolution

Date : August 29, 2022

The Himalayas offer a unique landscape. The region extends across 13 states in India. This region amounts to approximately 40% of the total of 29 states and 8 Union Territories of India. Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Assam, and West Bengal are the Indian states that fall in the Himalayan region. ...

Chat with Benora Desouza – Young Climate Champion

Date : August 12, 2022

As the impacts of climate change intensify with each passing year, more and more young people are joining the movement for positive change. We spoke with Benora Desouza, a young climate champion and nature lover. She shares her experiences on connecting with nature and the role youth can play in creating a more sustainable future for us all. Great to meet you Benora. Please tell us something ab...

The Critical Need for Emissions Reduction

Date : July 21, 2022

On April 4, 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the final chapter of its sixth assessment report. The talking point was how to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and this is perhaps the most significant update of scientific knowledge on this topic since 2014. The Problem: We are a Long Way From Achieving our Global Climate Objectives The current level of GHG ...

How Indian Civil Society can Tackle the Climate Crisis

Date : July 21, 2022

Koyel Kumar Mandal, Chief of Programs at Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, speaks with India Development Review on India's climate change landscape, the role of civil society organizations, and the path to net-zero. IDR : What is the role that civil society organizations (CSOs) are playing to advance climate action in India? Mandal : CSOs have played a critical role in generating research an...