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Green Jobs for Gender Equality

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
Guest blog by Akanksha Golchha Countries around the world affirmed their commitment to gender equality and empowering women as agents of change in the clean energy transition at the G20 Energy Transitions Ministers’ Meeting in Goa, India. While India’s focus…

A Climate Strategy for India Scales Up

NRDC in ActionIndiaJeff Turrentine
With the formation of its affiliate in New Delhi, NRDC rises to meet the sustainability challenges of the world's fastest-growing economy.

Renewable Energy: A Driver for Job Growth

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
Our new report provides key insights on employment trends in the solar and wind energy sectors in India, as well as provides recommendations on how to best support renewable energy deployment.

India Makes Progress on Its Climate Goals

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner
As countries from across the world come together this week for COP27, India continues to show that is is making solid progress on the climate goals it has set for itself.

Implementing Women-Led Clean Energy Solutions in India

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra

This week, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (AREAS), NRDC, and Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), organized a workshop on Policy and Intervention for Women in Renewable Energy. The aim was to…

Unlocking India’s Offshore Wind Market

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra

For India to realize its energy potential and move toward the government’s offshore wind target of 30 GW by 2030, the country must rapidly develop and scale up this market.

Hariyali Green Villages: Women Lead Climate Solutions

Expert BlogIndia, Gujarat, RajasthanCharlotte Steiner, Sameer Kwatra

NRDC, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), and partners have implemented the transformative Hariyali Green Villages initiative in 15 villages in Gujarat and Rajasthan over the past year. 

New Health Report Urges Air Pollution Reduction in India

Expert BlogIndiaPrima Madan, Dr. Vijay Limaye

As climate change–fueled extreme heat and air pollution problems compound and intensify in India, coordinated mitigation solutions are needed to cut climate-warming emissions and reduce harmful air pollution exposures.

Investing in People for Energy Access

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
With training and capacity-building programs, people can gain the requisite skills to have both more opportunities in the job market and support the country's green transition.

Highlighting Women-Led Clean Energy Solutions in India

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
Empowering rural women, who are often engaged in agricultural and entrepreneurial activities, in clean energy generation at the village level can improve energy access—and livelihoods.