energy transition
India's Clean Energy Transition

In this episode of the VIF podcast, Mr PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Ambassador DP Srivastava, Distinguished Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss the ongoing clean energy transition and what it means for India and the...

The War in Ukraine: Is It a Boon or a Bane for the Future of Climate Change and Clean Energy Transition?

Introduction Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted a major rethink in the energy policies of countries worldwide and it lent more political momentum to faster deployment of renewable energy and decarbonization. For European countries in...

Year End Review: India Took a Big Leap in Addressing the Threat of Climate Change in 2021

Introduction Climate change, for India, is a subject of huge concern as the country of 1.38 billion falls under the category of one of the most vulnerable nations to experience the worsening impacts of a changing climate. It is for this same reason...

Climate Finance and Climate Justice: The Twin Anchors of India’s Climate Commitments at COP 26

Background The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP 26), one of the most anticipated dialogues in the sphere of climate change was held from 31st October till 12th November. This anticipation can be attributed to several factors, firstly, the fact...

COVID-19 Pandemic and Lessons for Climate Change Responses

Introduction The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is simultaneously a public health crisis and an economic crisis. On the public health front, it has resulted in 21,527,747 total confirmed cases and 772,370 deaths in 188 countries as of 16 August 2020.1 In...

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