WRI India worked closely with Bengaluru’s public bus operator in 2017 to improve services for commuters. The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is the sole operator of public buses in the tech-hub, catering to approximately 50 lakh passenger-trips daily. The fast-growing metropolis does not yet have a significant rail-based mass transit system, which makes the BMTC’s services all the more important.
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New Delhi, India (December 20, 2017) – India can meet and potentially exceed its national climate change goals, finds a new working paper by World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Open Climate Network (OCN). The report also shows that India can maintain annual GDP growth of 6 to 7 percent while taking action on climate.
New Delhi, Nov. 28, 2017: Following the Paris climate agreement, there is great momentum in the private sector on pricing carbon in order to prepare for a carbon-constrained future, experts said this week at a roundtable in New Delhi hosted by WRI India, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition of the World Bank, and GIZ India.
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WRI India is hosting Accelerating Clean Energy 2017 (ACE17), a conference that will bring together policymakers, sector regulators, corporates, energy sector experts, and research organisations in an effort to explore ways to enhance the growth of clean energy procurement and deployment by businesses in India, and to overcome barriers that limit this. The event will be held on 28 November 2017 at The Claridges, New Delhi.