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Growing evidence-informed climate policy: Five scaling stories from the King Climate Action Initiative

The Government of Gujarat is working with a K-CAI-funded research team, J-PAL South Asia, and EPIC India to scale an emissions trading scheme (ETS) for particulate matter to address severe...
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UNDP’s National Carbon Registry revolutionising climate action in India

Indian Legislator Pradyut Bordoloi cites Surat's Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and how it claims a 24% reduction in pollution and an anticipated 36% savings for the plants since its initiation.
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India hosts the world’s first-ever air pollution market. Here are the lessons learned so far

In a bid to reverse this problem, India launched the world’s first-ever market for particulate emissions.
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Air pollution threatens life expectancy — strategies like Gujarat’s pollution market can lower this hazard

Michael Greenstone is the Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, he outlines why air pollution is a manifold threat...
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Opinion Looking for hope on the climate? Look here

A market-based approach that requires those who pollute to pay for it remains the most efficient way to reduce the emissions that drive global warming, because it forces individuals and...
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ETS Ahmedabad Live Market launched by Shri Mulubhai Bera, Honorable Minister of Forest & Environment, Government of Gujarat

Ahmedabad became the second city in India to implement an emission trading scheme for particulate pollution that will help regulate industrial emissions and reduce the state's pollution levels.
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Vibrant carbon market, not tax, could rein in carbon emissions in India, says Yale University economist

The success of India's carbon market will depend on the regulator's ability to enforce design features, according to Rohini Pande, Director of the Economic Growth Centre at Yale University.
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National Electricity Plan: No coal expansion, renewable capacity to dominate in India by 2031-32

GPCB's Emissions Trading Scheme penalty mechanism is cited as an example to keep compliance checks by the govt of the power plants.
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Getting the decarbonisation strategy right

The Energy Conservation Act amendments have left communities out of the proposed carbon-market framework. International example, specifically Canada’s shows the potential from decarbonisation from including communities
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Surat’s Emission Trading Scheme to be introduced in Ahmedabad, Rajkot and Vadodara

The state government informed the assembly on Tuesday that the Emission Trading Scheme, which has been implemented in Surat, will soon be introduced in Ahmedabad, Rajkot, and Vadodara districts.