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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.
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After success in Surat, scheme to control air pollution to be implemented in Ahmedabad

Environment Minister Mukesh Patel said that the scheme functions on the principle of ‘Polluter Pay’ in which industries emitting more than permitted particulate matter have to purchase permit from the...
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A capacity-building workshop exploring the pilot ETS in Surat | Feb 10-11 2023, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The workshop was attended by senior officials from the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and focused on the lessons learned from the Emissions Trading Scheme which was piloted in Surat...
via YouTube
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South Asian countries must unite if they want to tackle worsening air pollution

Air particles can travel hundreds of kilometres, crossing municipal, state and national boundaries, rendering regional mitigation efforts moot.
via Scroll
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Gujarat Pollution Control Board to start emission trading in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) is all set to start a particulate matter (PM) emission trading system in Ahmedabad by the end of January.
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‘India’s CO2 market can achieve emission cut without hitting growth’

Michael Greenstone, director of EPIC speaks to Jayashree Nandi of Hindustan Times on how an effective carbon market might contribute to very significant emissions reductions in India without compromising economic...
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“Sharp Tool Waiting To Be Used”: Professor Michael Greenstone On Surat Model

EPIC Director Michael Greenstone talks to NDTV about how pollution markets can improve environmental quality while facilitating economic growth.
via NDTV
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Surat showcases world’s first successful emission trading system

The digital emission measuring and trading system, the first of its kind in the world that has been in place since 2019 and plans to rope in other industries into...
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All countries face a global energy challenge now — this is a tough test and a huge opportunity: Michael Greenstone

Michael Greenstone speaks to Srijana Mitra Das discussing the driving factors of the ‘global energy challenge’ — and sustainable ways forward