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The Case for Retrofitting India's Auto-Rickshaws

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra
Auto-rickshaws, or the ubiquitous three-wheelers, are the dominant mode of public transport in medium and small cities in India, accounting for 42–76% of public transportation trips. Even in larger cities, auto-rickshaws still account for 8% of public transport. By 2030, India's extensive fleet…

Uttar Pradesh Responds to Deadly Heat

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Prima Madan, Dr. Vijay Limaye
With record breaking temperatures taking a devastating toll on human health, the state of Uttar Predesh (UP) has prepared a long-term heat resilience plan, which was presented in a June 19th, 2024 workshop. Hosted by the Department of Housing and…

Keeping LNG Off the Rails in Gibbstown and Across America

Expert BlogNew Jersey, Pennsylvania, United StatesSahana Rao
Advocates and regulators have significantly slowed development of the Gibbstown LNG Export Project, which would be the first of its kind to rely on long-distance LNG shipment by rail. But as developers affirmed in recent statements to the Federal Energy…

People-Centric Approaches to Climate Solutions

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra

Local climate action and people-centric approaches are critical to building on the ground capacities of communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

U.S. DOT Finally Suspends LNG-by-Rail Rule!

Expert BlogNew Jersey, Pennsylvania, United StatesSahana Rao

The federal government has finalized a long-awaited suspension of the regulation that previously permitted LNG transport by rail across the country.

The Power of States in Driving Climate Action

Expert BlogUnited States, IndiaDr. Vyoma Jha

Creating a new platform for knowledge exchange between the United States and India for subnational actors in the power sector.

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…

DOE Shrugs as U.S. Natural Gas Exports Surge

Expert BlogLouisiana, Texas, Florida, Alaska, New Jersey, PennsylvaniaGillian Giannetti, Morgan Johnson

A decade-long expansion of U.S. liquefied natural gas export terminals has transformed American energy policy.