The India GHG Program – Helping Businesses Measure and Track GHG Emissions

Date : April 18, 2022

The India GHG Program is an industry-led voluntary initiative to measure and manage GHG emissions. The Program aims to establish a robust and effective institutional set-up providing Indian businesses with access to relevant GHG measurement and accounting tools, customised training and capacity building initiatives. It also provides expertise on appropriate goal setting and voluntary targets, and ...

The GHG Platform India – India’s First Civil Society Platform for GHG Estimation and Analysis

Date : April 18, 2022

India's emissions will continue to grow in the coming years but there are significant mitigation opportunities that exist across various sectors and sub-sectors. The GHG Platform is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across key sectors such as energy, waste, industry, agriculture, livestock, forestry, a...

The GHG Platform India – India’s First Civil Society Platform for GHG Estimation and Analysis

Date : April 18, 2022

India's emissions will continue to grow in the coming years but there are significant mitigation opportunities that exist across various sectors and sub-sectors. The GHG Platform is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across key sectors such as energy, waste, industry, agriculture, livestock, forestry, a...

Correcting the Divergence Between Diesel and Petrol Pricing

Date : April 18, 2022

This report evaluates the case for reducing the existing price differential through a revenue neutral equalisation of the central excise duties that are levied on diesel and petrol. It assesses the impact of the revision in excise rates on state government finances, truck freight, farmers, car manufacturers and bus operators and passengers, and concludes that a move towards parity of excise rates ...

Public Awareness on Air Pollution

Date : April 18, 2022

Indian cities have some of the most polluted air in the world, according to most global air quality databases. A majority of cities, including both mega cities as well as smaller cities are emerging as pollution hotspots with ordinary citizens facing severe health impacts. It is clear that public participation plays a key role in the successful implementation of air quality interventions. For this...

The India GHG Program – Helping Businesses Measure and Track GHG Emissions

Date : April 14, 2022

The India GHG Program is an industry-led voluntary initiative to measure and manage GHG emissions. The Program aims to establish a robust and effective institutional set-up providing Indian businesses with access to relevant GHG measurement and accounting tools, customised training and capacity building initiatives. It also provides expertise on appropriate goal setting and voluntary targets, and ...

The India GHG Program – Helping Businesses Measure and Track GHG Emissions

Date : April 14, 2022

The India GHG Program is an industry-led voluntary initiative to measure and manage GHG emissions. The Program aims to establish a robust and effective institutional set-up providing Indian businesses with access to relevant GHG measurement and accounting tools, customised training and capacity building initiatives. It also provides expertise on appropriate goal setting and voluntary targets, and ...

Clean Air Action Plans, Pathways and Source Apportionment Studies

Date : April 13, 2022

Recognizing the need to combat dangerous air pollution, the Indian government launched the National Clean Air Program (NCAP) in 2019 to reduce outdoor air pollution (particulate matter) in 132 non-attainment Indian cities i.e. cities where air quality is worse than the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. India is severely affected by air pollution–it caused 1.24 million or 12.5% of the total...

An Energy Security Index for India

Date : January 19, 2022

The report provides a detailed description of an India-specific, customised energy security index. The index is designed to assess and impart a holistic perspective on the country’s energy security with a view on its unique challenges of accessibility, affordability, and environmental sustainability. Website Link: http://www.indiaenergysecurityindex.in/...

Capacity Building and Outreach Activities for Improved Air Quality Management in India

Date : January 19, 2022

Indian cities also need to tap into the emerging global learning curve. Evolved measures need to be absorbed into policy and public awareness campaigns in India to address pollution and other climate impacts....