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NDC urges govt. to prepare for impact of climate change in the Nilgiris – EQ Mag

The Nilgiri Documentation Center (NDC) has urged the government to incorporate “climate change preparedness” into its Special Area Development Programme plans, to address potential challenges that the Nilgiris could face due to climate change. The NDC had also urged the State Planning Council to form a special cell to study, monitor, and advise the government […]

Climate change is wreaking havoc in India. It needs clarity and action now

Significant Progress Made by India in Meeting Its NDC Targets While Staying Committed to Meeting Its Climate Goals Under the Paris Agreement: Shri RK Singh

India has already achieved emission reduction of 28% over 2005 levels; all set to exceed its NDC commitments before 2030 India already has achieved 38.5 % installed capacity from renewables Power Minister urges G20 nations with per capita GHG emissions above the world average to reduce their emissions G20 Energy and Climate Joint Ministerial Meeting […]

Balancing growth and green goals a tightrope walk for India: Economic Survey – EQ

Morocco Sets Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target At 45% By 2030

Morocco raised its target to reduce greenhouse gas emission to 45% by 2030 as part of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) in implementation of the Paris Agreement. The goal will be reached through carrying out 61 mitigation projects in the fields of energy, industry, housing, transport, waste, agriculture and forests, the energy ministry said. The […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

A Ray of Sunshine: Solar Industry Gets Fresh Push From PLI Scheme

India is a signatory to the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. As part of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), India has three quantitative climate change goals viz. reduction in the emissions intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level, achieving about […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ

Taiwan Hungry for AI, Offshore Wind Energy, IC Design Talent

Taipei : Taiwan’s artificial intelligence (AI), offshore wind energy development and integrated circuit (IC) design sectors will be eagerly seeking talent over the next three years, the National Development Council (NDC) said Tuesday. In a report on talent demand between 2021 and 2023, the NDC — the top economic planning agency in Taiwan — said […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ

Colombia Shows Leadership in the Race Against Climate Change

As the world reaches a tipping point of climate change, with irreversible consequences that will further disrupt livelihoods and economies, the next UN climate negotiations —called COP26 — in Glasgow will help reveal how serious global leaders are about solving this crisis. Colombia’s enhanced national climate plan, or NDC, includes a commitment to address land-based […]

Role of prosumers in renewable energy adoption in India – EQ

This Interactive Chart Shows Changes in the World’s Top 10 Emitters

A lot has happened since countries met in Paris in 2015 and agreed on an accord to combat climate change. So far, more than 189 countries ratified or otherwise joined the Paris Climate Agreement, representing more than 81% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 93% once the United States rejoins. Additionally, 19 countries — including United States, Japan, Canada, Germany and […]

Results: RfS for 1350 MW ISTS-connected Wind Power Projects in India (SECI-Tranche-XVI) – EQ

China Can Grow its Economy Through Stronger Climate Action

President Xi Jinping surprised the world in September 2020 by announcing to the UN General Assembly that China will aim to peak its carbon emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. A new WRI report finds that China can peak its emissions as early as 2026 and realize enormous economic benefits over the long term […]

Results: RfS for 1350 MW ISTS-connected Wind Power Projects in India (SECI-Tranche-XVI) – EQ

Not Enough Climate Action in Stimulus Plans

  Governments have already announced $11.8 trillion in fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, more than three times the amount spent in response to the Great Recession of 2008-09. While most of it will prioritize healthcare and direct support to the unemployed, about 30% of stimulus packages are being spent in sectors that impact […]

Role of prosumers in renewable energy adoption in India – EQ