Research associate for climate change programme at the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi. He holds a Masters degree in climate science and policy
Defunding environment programmes in US will affect the world
The Energy Star Programme, which has prevented 2.8 billion tonnes of GHG emissions, is being defunded
Are Gujarat’s climate change actions ‘superficial’?
There are conflicting views on the status of implementation for the state action plan on climate change (SAPCC) in Gujarat
HFC phase down amendment favourable but not perfect
Questions around financing and acquisition of new generation fluoro-chemicals still remain
HFC phase down: what is the relationship between cost and ambition?
Coming to a consensus on the relationship between cost and ambition will be crucial in determining the nature of the HFC phase-down amendment
Limiting HFCs should not be a burden on the developing world
Developing countries should guard against a weak phase-down of the super-warming hydrofluorocarbons in the ongoing Montreal Protocol
Can it be different this time?
Can developing countries find a way to get an ambitious and equitable outcome at the negotiations for the HFC phase-down amendment to the …
Change in safety standards a must for successful transition from HFCs to hydrocarbons
The only major barrier to the large scale use of hydrocarbons has been the safety concerns over the high flammability of these refrigerants
Defining High Ambient Temperature crucial to HFC phase-down
A population weighted effective temperature model is being recommended by experts at the 37th Open-Ended Working Group meeting in Geneva
Volkswagen “stealing” limelight from Daimler transgressions
Daimler skirting EU laws with support from the German government, perhaps with good reason
Operationalising technology transfer—learning from the Montreal Protocol
Green Climate Fund approves eight projects at Zambia meet
Approved projects worth US$ 168 million
Consumer behaviour has not led to reduced energy consumption
A new study shows that in OECD countries, including the US, reduction has been due to energy efficiency improvements