renewable energy
Climate Change Summit: India Should Invest in Climate Action but Resist Western Pressure

Coinciding with Earth Day, President Biden will be hosting a summit of world leaders to discuss climate change on 22-23nd April 2021. The purpose of the summit is to persuade the leaders to undertake ambitious goals to cut the greenhouse emissions an....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 28, 2020

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Doctors debate when best to place virus patients on ventilators
During the early stages of the outbreak, doctors in many countries placed patients on to ventilators based on low levels of blood oxygen. “At the begin....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 20, 2020

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Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver
As President Trump presses to reopen the country and several states are considering lifting lockdowns in the next few weeks, widespread screening is....

China’s Energy Challenge: Lessons for India

Like other large economies, China faces the twin issues of affordable energy and environmental concerns. China accounts for almost half of the global coal consumption, has recently overtaken the U.S. as world’s largest oil importer, is the world’....

Round Table Discussion on India’s Energy Security

The VIF held a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on ‘Energy Security for India’, on 14 & 15 May 2015. An astute panel of policy experts and stakeholders, comprising, among others, Shri GB Pradhan, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, S....

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