Sudatta Ray, Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Karthik Ganesan, Arunabha Ghosh
February 2015 | Low-carbon Economy
Suggested Citation: Ray, Sudatta, Vaibhav Chaturvedi, Karthik Ganesan, and Arunabha Ghosh. 2015. India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: Renewable Energy and Pathway to Paris. New Delhi: Council on Energy, Environment and Water.
This issue brief outlines one component of India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) submission to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The focus is on India’s renewable energy contribution to its future electricity mix. It assesses the actions and intended contributions of other major emitters and analyses the carbon space that remains for the rest of the world, including India. It also compares India’s and China’s climate actions at various levels of development. Further, it illustrates the issue of electricity affordability. It provides recommendations on how India could ensure that its climate actions are in line with its development needs
Cumulative and Per Capita Emissions of the EU, the US, China and India in 2030