Plan A is a unique online platform that uses open source data to predict where and how climate change will hit the hardest - and then uses that insight to help fund innovators who are working on effective solutions in those specific areas.
When the latest generation of plug-in electric cars hit the mass market three years ago, they evoked the same mix of reactions as hybrids did: enthusiasm, curiosity, and some skepticism. However, they’re selling at more than twice the rate at which the first widely available hybrids left dealers’ lots.
This week, the Planning Commission of India released a long-awaited interim report of a government-appointed expert panel on low carbon strategies for inclusive growth. The report indicates that with aggressive action, including new policies and technologies, India can achieve both 8% economic growth through the year 2020, as well as a reduction of emissions intensity by nearly 35%.