The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is one of India's leading think tanks, with a mission to enrich policymaking with innovative approaches using science and technology for a sustainable, secure and inclusive society.

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of the total carbon dioxide emissions from end-use sectors stem from transport, making it an emission heavyweight.


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Though the inclusion of loss and damage into climate negotiations is a positive first step, a policy framework for financing future L&D is equally important, write Sahil Mathew and Tashina Madappa Cheranda in The Quint

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Given that people require low-carbon alternatives to switch to in the presence of a carbon pricing policy, investments to make them affordable and accessible are required.

- Krithika Ravishankar, Senior Analyst in Eco-Business

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Towards a better climate migration policy landscape in India
Jun 02 2023

Towards a better climate migration policy landscape in India

By Dr Sripallavi Nadimpalli

The first two articles of our ‘Under the Weather, On the Move’ blog series talked about the various considerations in conceptualising climate migration, and why migration is usually not the first adaptation strategy when facing a combination of climatic and non-climatic risks. We also discussed that when migration occurs, the outcomes are highly context specific and incredibly diverse f

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