The India Energy Hour


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Jun 02, 2023

Heat is On! Can India adapt to warming weather?

In recent years, heatwaves in India have become more frequent, intense, and longer-lasting. This increase can be attributed to the larger problem of global warming and climate change. Rising greenhouse gas emis...

60 mins

May 16, 2023

Path to Climate Justice in a Net Zero World | ft. Tejal Kanitkar & Rahul Tongia

For years, multiple Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have relied on integrated assessment models or IAM modelling pathways to achieve global net zero targets.  The IPCC reports and IAM pathways...

89 mins

May 03, 2023

What will it cost to save the planet? | ft. Varad Pande

Climate financing in India is crucial for achieving sustainable development and mitigating the impacts of climate change. The government’s efforts to mobilize climate finance, along with support from internatio...

65 mins

Apr 18, 2023

Green Giving: Understanding Climate Philanthropy | ft. Vikas Mehta

Climate philanthropy globally and in India are starting to play a catalytic role for enabling climate action. They are starting to bet on innovative ideas and projects that enable decarbonisation of key sectors...

59 mins

Apr 04, 2023

Riding into Climate Action | ft. Vinay Jaju

Under ‘Move for Earth’ initiative, co-founder of SwitchON Foundation Vinay Jaju cycled over 3,000 km across different states in East India, connecting with farmers, women and youth to address clean air, sustain...

42 mins

Mar 03, 2023

Emerging economy of Critical Minerals: Are countries prepared? | ft. Seaver Wang

To meet global climate targets, renewable energy sources such as solar and wind will need to be deployed at scale. This will mean large-scale mining and processing of critical minerals such as cobalt, lithium,...

56 mins

Feb 15, 2023

India's Wind Sector: Phoenix or Ashes? | ft. D V Giri

India's wind energy sector has never had a breezy year for close to a decade now. An early mover in the green energy space, wind energy players relied on tax benefits for initial growth. But as incentives and s...

51 mins

Jan 14, 2023

Rating India’s Climate Action Plan: Going Beyond the Headlines

This year marks the starting line for India’s energy transition plan, in line with its Net Zero ambitions. The country has made a range of ambitious announcements starting from renewable energy addition to asse...

57 mins

Dec 21, 2022

Special Series: Future of Coal & Just Transition - Greening the Steel | Part-3

A major part of India's energy transition would come from the power sector but for the broader goal of decarbonization, energy-intensive industries need to plan a green future. The steel industry which forms th...

48 mins

Dec 05, 2022

Coal and Just Transition in Jharkhand | Special Series Part-2

India has set a net zero target by 2070. If this target is to be achieved, India will have to reduce its reliance on coal. However, decreasing coal production and use is complex as it will impact millions of wo...

48 mins