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Murali Ramakrishnan

Murali Ramakrishnan, Senior Research Analyst, holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He has a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Anna University, Tamil Nadu. He has previously worked with CSTEP as a research ...

Workshop on Roadmap for Scaling-up Deployment of Decentralised Solar Thermal Technologies of India

Suresh N.S., Research Engineer from CSTEP, attended a stakeholder workshop on “Roadmap for scaling up deployment of decentralised solar thermal technologies in India” in Pune. This Stakeholder workshop was organised by Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd, in association with Shakti Su...

Training on using the LEAP Tool for GHG Mitigation Assessment at a Sub National Scale

Dr S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and P. Shyam Sunder, Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a four day training session on using the Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) tool for Green House Gas (GHG) Mitigation Assessment at a Sub-national Scale....

Talk on Initiating Offshore Wind Projects in India

Mr. Malolan R. Cadambi, Managing Director, Greenshore Energy Pvt. Ltd. delivered a talk at CSTEP on Initiating Offshore Wind Projects in India....

Launch of the Karnataka Green Growth Strategy

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, India on December 6, 2014. The event was presided over by the chairman of the Bangalore Climate Change Initiative—Karnataka (BCCI-K...

Launch of the Karnataka Green Growth Strategy

The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru, India on 6 December, 2014. CSTEP is one of the contributing organisations of this report....

Seminar on Energy Law and Policy in India

Deepthi Swamy, Senior Research Analyst from CSTEP, attended a two-day national seminar on ‘Energy Law and Policy in India', on July 9-10, 2015 in Bengaluru. The seminar was organised by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in association with the Green Skill Academy, Center...

Training Workshop on ‘Implementation of Karnataka’s SAPCC: A Green Growth Approach’

Training Workshop on ‘Implementation of Karnataka’s SAPCC: A Green Growth Approach’, Bangalore, November 3, 2015....

Round Table on Harnessing Waste Heat for Power Generation in Karnataka

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Karnataka Renewable Development Limited (KREDL), Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), and Bangalore Climate Change Initiative – Karnataka (BCCI-K) organised a Round Table on Harnessing Waste Heat for Power Gener...

The Final Report of the Expert Group on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth

On a per capita basis, India is one of the lowest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world, yet it is threatened by the impact of global warming and climate change. The Expert Group on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth has evolved a macro-model to fully elucidate the inter-sectoral implica...

Greenhouse gas emissions inventory and mitigation study for Karnataka

Anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), weighted by global warming potential, constitute by far the largest part of the emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG). Of these CO2 emissions, those that are produced from fuel combustion make up the great majority. The report assesses Karnataka’s...

Karnataka- Greenhouse gas inventory

This report consists of a Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Karnataka. It also discusses in length about the climate variability and climate change projections for the mid-term period from 2021 to 2050. The impact of climate change on forests; the agricultural sector; the water resources of Karnataka, as...

Low carbon strategies for inclusive growth

On a per-capita basis, India is one of the lowest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emitters in the world. However, India is highly vulnerable to climate change, and has a strong interest in having a fair and equitable global agreement for minimising the risk of climate change. This interim report provides a lis...

Transitioning Towards a Green Economy in Karnataka

Karnataka envisions job-oriented, inclusive economic growth through sustainable industrialisation and accelerated urbanisation. These transitions are likely to increase the demand for resources and energy significantly. The achievement of this vision may be threatened by limits on resources and an a...

Implementation of SAPCC: A Green Growth Approach

There are continuing concerns over economic and environmental developments in many countries - some of these have intensified due to prolonged global energy, food and financial crises. In this context, “green economy” was proposed as a means for catalysing renewed national policy develop...

Quality of life for all: A sustainable development framework for India's climate policy reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Quality of life for all: A sustainable development framework for India's climate policy reduces greenhouse gas emissions...

Energy Policy

CSTEP's work in Energy Policy has been focused on making energy planning and energy policies more sustainable, whether within the frame of energy security, low carbon development, green growth, or sustainable access. These issues are rigorously analysed from engineering, economic and social pers...

CLIMATE STUDIES

CSTEP through various projects is engaged in climate modelling, mitigation, and adaptation as part of its Climate Studies initiative. The research includes exploration of options for India’s low carbon energy growth as well as adaptation strategies. In recent work, CSTEP undertook the evaluati...

Climate Trends Green Growth Low Carbon and Climate Change Resilient Development for Karnataka

Launching of Project and Workshop on “Climate Trends, Green-Growth, Low-Carbon and Climate Change-Resilient Development for Karnataka” on February 23, 2013 ...

Launch of Reports on Green Growth Strategy for Karnataka

Launch of Reports on Green Growth Strategy for Karnataka on December 6, 2014 at Vidhan Soudha, Bangalore...

Roundtable on Harnessing Waste Heat Recovery in Karnataka

Round Table on Harnessing Waste Heat (WHR) for Power Generation in Karnataka, being organized by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Karnataka Renewable Development Limited (KREDL), Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), and Bangalore Climate Change I...

Workshop on GHG Platform India: Energy and Industries

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The platform currently hosts national estimates for GHG emissions from 2007–2012 during the first phase of the project. As a...

Katherine Batten Collin Green Mark Newton and Varghese Paul

Katherine Batten, USAID Global Climate Change Coordinator, Collin Green, Senior Climate Change Specialist, USAID, Mark Newton, Environment Officer, USAID INDIA and Varghese Paul, Senior Forestry Advisor, USAID INDIA visited CSTEP on March 06, 2014 to discuss India's low carbon growth strategies ...

Talk on Green Economy

Ms. Unmuessig, President of Heinrich Boell Foundation delivered a talk about Green Economy, drawing from her book titled ‘Inside a Green Economy’ on February 1, 2017 at CSTEP....

Rs 637 cr for Green Energy Project

Rs 637 cr for Green Energy Project, The New Indian Express, September 12, 2014...

Karnataka becomes first state to have green growth strategy

Karnataka becomes first state to have green growth strategy, Business Standard, December 6, 2014...

CM Launches Karnataka’s Green Growth Strategy

CM Launches Karnataka’s Green Growth Strategy...

CM Launches Report on Green Growth Strategy for Karnataka

The Chief Minister of Karnataka launched the ‘Karnataka Green Growth Strategy’ report at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru on December 6, 2014. CSTEP is a contributing author in this Report....

Launch of Green Development Path

Launch of Green Development Path, Kannada Prabha, December 7, 2014...

State's green strategy unveiled

State's green strategy unveiled, Deccan Herald, December 7, 2014...

For green growth

For green growth, The Hindu, December 19, 2014...

India’s Tryst with Green Technologies

India’s Tryst with Green Technologies, S.V. Narasimhan, N.S. Suresh and Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Bio Spectrum, May 8, 2015...

Quality of Life for All: Policy Report Released

A new study by CSTEP emphasises quality of life for all in India’s national climate policy and demonstrates that India could improve sustainable development metrics while at the same time reducing its greenhouse gas emissions....

Greening Infrastructure for Healthier Cities

Greening Infrastructure for Healthier Cities, Sonali Anusree Patro, Infrastructure Today, December 24, 2015....

Theatre, a strategy to raise awareness about public policy challenges

Theatre, a strategy to raise awareness about public policy challenges, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander and Prasoon Agarwal (Senior Advisor at Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Politics and Ideas, February 10, 2016....

Let’s discuss Climate Change – how about some theatrics?

Let’s discuss Climate Change – how about some theatrics?, Green Growth Knowledge Platform, Dr. Prasoon Agarwal, Senior Advisor at Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, February 26, 2016....

How green bonds can help achieve 2022 renewable energy targets

How green bonds can help achieve 2022 renewable energy targets, Ashish Nigam, Research Engineer, Greentechlead, March 24, 2016....

Southern states chart wind farms for green energy corridor project

Southern states chart wind farms for green energy corridor project, Live Mint, January 16, 2013....

Biomass energy since Independence: The growth of a green driver of economy

Biomass energy since Independence: The growth of a green driver of economy, Vikas Patil and Suresh N.S., VCCircle, January 18, 2017....

Green jobs and debunking some myths

Green jobs and debunking some myths, Presenter: Shweta Srinivasan, Designation: Senior Research Analyst...

Seminar on Energy Law and Policy in India

Deepthi Swamy, Senior Research Analyst from CSTEP, attended a two-day national seminar on ‘Energy Law and Policy in India', on July 9-10, 2015 in Bengaluru. The seminar was organised by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), in association with the Green Skill Academy, Center...

Workshop on Roadmap for Scaling-up Deployment of Decentralised Solar Thermal Technologies of India

Suresh N.S., Research Engineer from CSTEP, attended a stakeholder workshop on “Roadmap for scaling up deployment of decentralised solar thermal technologies in India” in Pune. This Stakeholder workshop was organised by Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd, in association with Shakti Su...

Training on using the LEAP Tool for GHG Mitigation Assessment at a Sub National Scale

Dr S.S. Krishnan, Principal Research Scientist and P. Shyam Sunder, Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a four day training session on using the Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) tool for Green House Gas (GHG) Mitigation Assessment at a Sub-national Scale. Click to view...

CSTEP's take on Green Diwali 2016

CSTEP members talk on how they plan to celebrate a clean and environmentally safe Diwali (2016) . ...

Waste Management Summit, 2016, and AFR Conference

Shramana Dey, Research Consultant, and Sonali Anusree Patro, Research Analyst, from CSTEP attended the 7th edition of Waste Management Summit, 2016, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Godrej Green Business Centre on November 23-24, 2016. Click to vie write-up on Waste Mana...

Workshop on GHG Platform – India: Energy and Industries

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative providing an independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The platform currently hosts national estimates for GHG emissions from 2007–2012 during the first phase of the project. As a...

GHG Platform India

The GHG Platform – India is a collective civil-society initiative, established with an objective to provide independent estimation and analysis of India’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across key sectors such as energy, waste, industry, agriculture, livestock, forestry, and land-use and...