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Making Bharat Atmanirbhar through Clean Energy

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner
In India, extreme power blackouts have been fanning the flames of a looming energy crisis. Here are three steps India can take toward energy security.

India's New Climate Target Could Create 3.5 Million Jobs

Expert BlogIndiaAnjali Jaiswal

Over 3.5 million jobs (short and long term) can be created by achieving India’s newly announced 500 gigawatts (GW) non-fossil electricity capacity goal by 2030, as discussed during an NRDC and partner session in Glasgow.

What Is Climate Change?

GuideUnited States, InternationalJeff Turrentine, Melissa Denchak

The lowdown on the earth’s central environmental threat.

Solar Mini Grids Increase Income and Create Jobs

Expert BlogIndiaAnjali Jaiswal, Sameer Kwatra
A new case study underscores the importance of pairing energy services with capacity development services to ensure that communities in India can utilize electricity to improve their livelihoods.

Moving to Electric Mobility in Gujarat: Impacts, Benefits

Expert BlogAnjali Jaiswal
Electric mobility is a growing priority for national and state governments around the world. Gujarat has emerged as an investment destination for major automobile players. The state is on course to become India’s leading auto hubs in the next few…

Paris Climate Agreement: Everything You Need to Know

GuideInternationalMelissa Denchak
The Paris Agreement charted a new course in the effort to combat global climate change, requiring countries to make commitments and progressively strengthen them. Here’s what the accord seeks to achieve, and why our future may depend on its success.

Doing the (Green) Job Right

Expert BlogAnjali Jaiswal
While the forecast for jobs is mixed, clean energy has proven to boost jobs in India and around the world. Growth in the renewable energy sector has the potential to meet India’s priorities of job creation while advancing energy security…

Road from Paris: India’s Progress Toward Its Climate Pledge

Expert BlogSameer Kwatra, Anjali Jaiswal
India, the third largest emitter, and one of the largest economies in the world, is key to the success of the unprecedented effort to combat climate change. At the historic Paris climate talks in 2015, India had made an ambitious…

The List: Scott Pruitt's Lies & Distortions—So Far

Expert BlogJake Thompson
When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday morning, it’s likely his penchant to lie about his ethical problems and mischaracterize his dangerous agenda will be front and center—again.