National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

The National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

Considering adverse impacts of climate change on the socio- economic development of the country, India proposed the National Action Plan on Climate change in 2008. The National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) is one of the eight missions introduced to address risks associated with the30

National Mission on Sustainable Habitat

It is one of the eight climate change missions of India. It is a recognition of the fact that climate change is likely to have impacts on river systems, sea levels, in temperature all of which result in change in energy consumption along with socio-economic30

Nuclear plant

The curious case of Nuclear Power Plants in India

I have always been surprised by the level of Indian diplomacy in the global arena. In spite of the brightest minds Indians frequently like to boast of, our diplomatic efforts in some areas have been, to say the least shoddy and wanting. Take the case for30

How solar PV projects can earn carbon credits?

Renewable energy is helping many countries to complete its economic transformation and achieve energy security.  Solar energy is one of the most abundantly available forms of energy that is be a solution to our everi ncreasing energy demand. The Earth receives 174 petawatts (PW) of incoming solar radiation in30

Anticipated power supply position of India during 2011-12

Being the world’s 5th largest energy consumer, India accounts for around four percent of the global energy consumption. Although, energy is not the only parameter in contributing economic growth but it is one of the top requirements.   We can’t imagine a world without electricity and30

Population monster eating up our natural resources

Most of you have heard about the world population having crossed the 7 billion mark this year.  Population growth is always linked to an additional burden on natural resources.  All living beings on earth need natural resources for their survival. Humans are the only species30