Climate change
Half of Brits and 71% of Indians say ‘human activity responsible for changing climate’

A new study of 30,000 people in 28 countries and regions found most people accepted climate change is happening and humanity is at least partially responsible

India declares ocean power as renewable energy

Projects including tidal and wave will now be eligible for the non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligation scheme

UK scientists granted £60m share to tackle global environmental challenges

The funding will be matched by international collaborators from nations including China, India, Japan and the US

BP and Reliance to form retail and aviation fuels partnership in India

The joint venture will be held 51% by RIL and 49% by BP and is subject to regulatory approvals

India expects coal capacity to swell by a fifth in three years

Chief Engineer at the country’s Federal Power Ministry, Ghanshyam Prasad, said coal capacity is likely to reach 238GW by 2022

India joins the Climate & Clean Air Coalition

The nation plans to work with the Coalition countries on best practices and experiences for effective implementation of its National Clean Air Programme

Indian coal demand soared 9.1% over last year

The nation’s Coal Minister, Pralhad Joshi, said national supply hit 991.35 million tonnes in 2018/2019

Japan ‘to build 20GW of coal-fired capacity over next decade’

It will depend on how many suspended nuclear reactors resume operation

Delhi hits all-time record temperature for June

A heatwave sweeping across India has seen temperatures in the capital soar as high as 48°C

Indian solar
India invests more in solar than coal for first time

Despite a shift towards renewables, the rapidly developing nation still relies heavily on the polluting fossil fuel