An Indian Civil Society Initiative to understanding India's GHG emission estimates


The Story of Emissions From AFOLU

The AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use) sector emissions in 2005 were 254.11 MtCO2e. They remained fairly flat through to 2015, and had actually declined to 241.96 MtCO2e. Per capita emissions from the AFOLU sector declined from 0.23 tCO2e in 2005 to 0.19 tCO2e in 2015. If one was[...]

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Climate Budget and role of GHG Platform – India

Climate Change is Real & Measurable Increasing evidence-base and data compiled over the last three decades or more, underline the fact that climate change is not a hoax. Extreme weather conditions – frequent cyclones, unseasonal rains, excessive heat waves, floods and mudslides –[...]

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GHG Platform India: Roundtable Experts’ Meet

On behalf of GHG Platform India Western region a meeting was organized by WRI India in Mumbai on 17th March 2017 to stock take experts’ opinions and plausible solutions to the challenges that the GHG Platform India is likely to face on methodological issues, calculation methods and activity data[...]

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Waste and industrial emissions: A Roundtable Discussion on GHG Platform – India

Experts from Waste and Industrial Sectors gathered together to discuss on the waste and industrial emission estimates, in a roundtable discussion held on February 3, 2017 for the next phase of GHG Platform India. Held in Kolkata, the event was attended by over 30 participants from government and[...]

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GHG Emissions from India’s AFOLU Sector

India’s AFOLU sector is an important sector for the economy as it provides direct employment to around 49% of the workforce. The estimation of GHG emissions and removals from the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) Sector includes CO2 emissions and removals resulting from Carbon[...]

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GHG Emissions from the Energy Sector

According to the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the energy sector of a country’s economy comprises electricity generation, transport, residential, commercial, agriculture, fisheries and fugitive emissions from fuel mining. The results of an emissions trend analysis conducted[...]

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