Redefining the Greys of the Green
SEBI’s green and blue bonds: Are they the sustainable finance that India needs?
Developing countries like India are more likely to be affected by the climate crises; financial institutions will play a crucial role in such a …
In nature's cradle
Will the Centre's first-of-its-kind Green Credit Programme Implementation Rules 2023 be a winner?
Simply Put: Green Card
From Australia to El Salvador to Vietnam, the environment is finally getting its day in court
Specialised environmental courts are now operating on every continent except Antarctica. What’s behind the boom?
Leg up for green bonds amid record sustainable debt in 2020
Sustainable debt worth $732 billion issued globally; $305 billion of that in green bonds
Why National Green Tribunal is not as powerful as UK Environment Agency
One of NGT's limitations is the ‘lack of environmental finesse’ of its expert members
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (May 31, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
India ranks third in the world in the LEED Green Building rankings
The rank can be a powerful tool in the country's efforts for the 100 Smart Cities initiative
Will India have its green moment in politics?
The fact that these issues are still remote from our understanding is evidenced by a survey which revealed that more than 74% people between the …
Climate litigations: Global South catching up with hotspot United States
Annual volume of cases doubled since Paris agreement; few in India
Supreme Court stays Centre’s amendment to NGT appointment rules
A bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra issued the order in response to a petition filed by Congress MP Jairam Ramesh
Green bonds, banks can boost India’s clean energy market
India needs Rs 17.5 trillion to finance clean energy projects in order to ramp up its capacity to 160 GW by 2022
Union Cabinet approves National Green Hydrogen Mission
The initial outlay for the Mission will be Rs 19,744 crore
Green energy: Govt reduces open access transaction limit to 100 KW
Coal is currently the source of 70 percent of India’s electricity.
Is the development of green intellectual property paving the way to environmental sustainability in India?
About 13% of India’s high-value patents are related to green tech
Stuffed to death
How excess nutrients can kill a lake
Energy audit shy
Centre proposes draft rules for Green Credit Programme
The programme will incentivise individuals & organisations to take positive actions for the environment
Innovative finance mechanisms can scale up clean cooking
Developing countries should integrate clean cooking into their Nationally Determined Contributions to address climate change
Over $1 trillion needed by 2030 to put world on track to reach net-zero by 2050
Unless much strong action than current investment levels is taken, energy-related CO2 emissions in emerging economies will grow by five billion …
Simply Put: Delete the future
Sparring in the countryside