The effects of climate change know no boundaries, transcending borders and impacting every individual, community and nation. India ranks third among the top 50 nations most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
Cities occupies only two percent of the world’s land area, yet consumer more than two-thirds of the world’s energy and are responsible for more than 70% of global green house gas (GHG) emissions, according to a 2021 World Bank report.
India’s G20 presidency comes at both opportune and challenging times from an energy transition perspective. India has committed to moving away from its traditional dependence on fossil fuels and embracing renewable energy sources.
As our planet faces the growing threat of climate change, the shift towards renewable energy has become more critical than ever. But how do climate change, energy transition, and human rights intersect?
In the previous edition of this article, we explored the concept of greenwashing, looking at consumer impact in particular. This will explore some of the tangible steps like formulating frameworks to protect consumers f