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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The recently launched National Portal for Rooftop Solar, along with high customer awareness and favourable net-metering regulations, will help the rooftop solar sector grow and contribute significantly to India’s 300 GW solar target for 2030, writes Shantanu Roy in Renewable Watch

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In the next decade, India’s southern states are likely to see an increase in high-intensity and very high-intensity rainfall events, with precipitation of more than 100 millimeters per day. 

- Dr Indu K Murthy, Sector Head - Climate, Environment and Sustainability in New Scientist

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Multidimensional Policies for Rural Climate Resilience
Sep 08 2022

Multidimensional Policies for Rural Climate Resilience

By Sahil Mathew

Source: https://www.freepik.com/The COVID-19 pandemic brought on unprecedented adversities for rural populations worldwide, endangering livelihoods and causing psycho-social impacts. These catastrophic effects have been further exacerbated by climate change, with a disproportional impact witnessed among the most vulnerable populations.Unidimensional policies do not address the complexity of

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