Environmental Laws and Climate Action: A case for enacting a framework climate legislation in India
There is a growing debate on enacting a ‘framework climate legislation’ to enhance climate change mitigation and adaptation action. International treaties, such as the Paris Agreement, do not have an enforcement mechanism as those found in national laws; the absence of which can undermine climate action. Through a detailed review of India’s environmental laws, climate litigations and framework legislations in various countries, this report explores whether India needs a framework climate legislation, and the scope and contours of it.
Just Transition in India: An inquiry into the challenges and opportunities of a post-coal future
This book aims to understand what just transition means for India, detailing the risks and opportunities of coal phase-out. It builds on an in-depth research of a top coal mining district of Jharkhand, where many coal mines are already closed. It also proposes what coal mining districts and governments should do to plan for a just transition.
Assessment Report: Pasakha Industrial Estate, Phuntsholing, Bhutan
State of Renewable Energy in India: A Citizen's Report, 2019
India’s Energy Transition: Potential and Prospects
To Frac or Not to Frac: Shale Gas in India
This report analyses the experience of shale gas development in the U.S. and provides an overview of potential environmental and social impacts and risks that the large-scale exploitation of shale gas would entail in India.