Natural Resources

To frac or not to frac: Shale gas in India - prospects and risks

Published: 27 April 2017

In 2013, the Government of India finalized its policy for the exploration and exploitation of shale gas. So far the development of shale gas in India is limited to drilling of few exploratory wells only by national oil companies (NOCs). However, this could change very quickly.

 

Indo-Pak Track II dialogue on building climate resilience: Energy-Water resilience and disaster risk reduction

Published: 9 March 2017

Both India and Pakistan are extremely vulnerable to climate change owing to their geographic location, large populations and low adaptive capacities. As a result of their vulnerability, they are already experiencing the negative impacts of climate change. With this in mind, a Track II dialogue was organized to discuss what measures exist and could be taken by the two countries, both individually and collectively, to build resilience.