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India: Make-Or-Break Player For Climate Change

India: Make-Or-Break Player For Climate Change

  Earlier this month, the U.N.’s climate chief Christina Figueres told the media that an Indian pledge to voluntarily cut carbon emissions is “critically important” to any meaningful agreement at…

Coal Kills Indians. Can The Sun Power India?

Coal Kills Indians. Can The Sun Power India?

Workers carrying a photovoltaic panel in a solar park in Patan, Gujarat.   Third of a three-part series assessing India’s energy options as climate-change gathers pace   The first and…

Why India Must Submit To King Coal—For Now

Why India Must Submit To King Coal—For Now

Workers at a coal mine in West Bengal.   Second of a three-part series assessing India’s energy options as climate change gathers pace.   Mumbai: Coal generates over 75% of…

Indians, Marginal Polluters. So Why Cut Coal?

Indians, Marginal Polluters. So Why Cut Coal?

Women carrying coal from a mine near Dhanbad, Jharkhand.   First of a three-part series assessing India’s energy options as climate change gathers pace   Mumbai: India’s development dilemma centres…

Rural India’s LPG Failure Kills People, Changes Weather

Rural India’s LPG Failure Kills People, Changes Weather

Renuka, a domestic worker in Bangalore, uses wood to fire a mud-stove that she built. Soot blackens her walls and is a health hazard; about a million people, including 100,000…