Innovative funding for initiatives and applications of decentralised renewable energy will boost demand in India while generating livelihood options for a large number of people.
Solar powers rapid explosion in India.
Climate change a contributing factor in the Indian glacier collapse.
Rising temperatures are changing the water cycle, with less water is being replenished in crucial river basins in the Himalayas, which has serious implications for water security in India.
Protests by Indian farmers against three new farm laws have deep roots in income insecurity, which is driven by changing rainfall patterns and incentives that promote the overuse of water.
Increasing heat-related deaths due to climate change reveal an unequal world, with people in poorer countries at much higher risk.
India can turn the crisis precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic into an opportunity by resetting its energy spending to favour renewable power in all spheres of economic activity.
The faltering addition of solar power capacity in India is likely to be further hammered by the coronavirus disruption, making it more difficult to meet energy transition targets.
Electric auto-rickshaws repurposed to hold a kitchen are providing an innovative and eco-friendly way for women in Kerala to earn a livelihood.
As renewables continue to be the cheapest source of electricity in India, many states are framing policies to further boost the use of clean energy.