Low Carbon Development in South Asia: Leapfrogging to a Green Future

Download Here As per a report prepared by Climate Action Network South Asia, Christian Aid and  heinrich böll Foundation (HBF) India titled “Low Carbon Development in South Asia: Leapfrogging to a Green Future”, a ‘leapfrog fund’ should be established from global mitigation finance to support South Asia in moving towards a low-carbon economy. The report […]

Energy for Development in South Asia: Addressing Energy Ineqality Sustainably

Download Here There is an urgent need to rebalance the priorities for South Asia’s energy sectors, to ensure clean, affordable, sustainable energy, and better integration of energy and development needs. In order to make it happen  A ‘leapfrog fund’ from global mitigation finance should be established tosupport Asia’s progress towards a low carbon economy and […]

100 % Renewable Energy – How reasonable is CSO demand for stopping fossil fuel-based electricity in developing country?

By Sudhir Sharma
100% renewable energy (RE) is the new push of CSOs working in the field of Climate Change. I agree that we need to get to 100% RE if we want to save this world from drastic climate change. Decreasing RE prices (solar and wind) is giving this argument a more stringency.

Low Carbon Development in South Asia: Challenges, Prospects and Prerequisites

By Raman Mehta and Sudhir Sharma
South Asia, which is the most densely populated region in the world, is home to 1.7 billion people, or around 23% of the global population.  The region contributes around 6% of the GHG emissions, the bulk of which emanate from India, which is home to 1.2 billion people.

Wish List to Mr Prime Minister – Securing Energy for Poor in India

By Sudhir Sharma
The New Prime Minister has taken the reins of India with the hopes of many behind him to make a change to put India on the path of growth again. I would like to add my small little wish to the long list Mr Prime Minister you already have.

Electrifying With Coal: SL Energy Crisis Simmering

By Senashia Ekanayake
With nearly 91% of the country electrified (CBSL 2012 Annual Report), Sri Lanka definitely has one of the most reliable power supplies and is definitely steps ahead of its South Asian neighbours. Predictions state that the whole country is to be electrified by the end of this year.

Climate Technology Transfer Regime in South Asia

Download Here Everyday we are reminded about the potential climate catastrophe waiting to devastate the living planet through a plethora of reports, research results, and events. According to experts, this is a result of unimpeded exploitation of natural resources to meet the economic imperatives of different countries in their efforts towards development. This model for […]

Phasing-out Hydrofluorocarbons in South Asia: Issues and way ahead

Download Here Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is a halogenated gas and a replacement for ozone-depleting substances (ODS) like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). Most ODS’ are also potent greenhouse gases (GHGs) and this includes CFCs and HCFCs which are currently being phased out under the Montreal Protocol. HFCs, on the other hand, have zero ozone-depleting potential (ODP) […]

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