Climate Change

How clean mobility can help India meet climate commitments: Chandana Sasidharan

(The author is Principal Research Associate, AEEE. The article first appeared in the Economic Times on August 16, 2021)

  • The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that human influence has changed the climate at an unprecedented rate. Actions for limiting carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are critical in the years ahead. The world emits 50 billion tonnes of GHG every year and 73.2% of those emissions are caused by the energy sector encompassing electricity, heat, and transport. The impact of mobility on climate change demands introspection, particularly in developing nations like India, where emissions have not peaked yet…

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