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India’s energy subsidies favour fossil fuels over renewables

Although subsidies to renewables have risen substantially, central government handouts to coal mining and coal-fired electricity continue to be high, which contradicts India’s stated aims on reducing carbon emissions

An inventory of energy subsidies provided by the central government shows the value of incentives has declined substantially to INR 1.3 trillion…Read more

China’s carbon emissions drive global uptick in 2017

Rising coal consumption ends three years of stable emissions, with China leading the pack

China’s carbon emissions are projected to grow by 3.5% in 2017, ending a trend that has seen emissions fall for the past three years globally, according to a new study launched at the UN climate talks in Bonn. India’s emissions are projected to grow 2% in 2017, according to the report…Read More