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Political Feasibility of Enhancing India’s Midcentury Target for Emissions Intensity

Political Feasibility of Enhancing India’s Midcentury Target for Emissions Intensity

AlJawhara Al Quayid, Nourah Al Hosain, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Paul Mollet

India’s greenhouse gas emissions have grown along with its rapid economic growth, making it the world’s third-largest emitter after China and the United States. Under the Paris Agreement, India has committed to reduce its emissions intensity relative to its GDP…

AlJawhara Al Quayid Al Quayid, AlJawhara
Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
Paul Mollet Mollet, Paul
September 18, 2019
India’s Increasing Imports of Crude Oil
Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

India’s Increasing Imports of Crude Oil

Yagyavalk Bhatt

Surging global benchmark crude oil rates, tied with a depreciating Indian rupee against the United States dollar (US$) and India’s increasing dependence on crude oil imports, are likely to push India’s crude oil import bill higher. This insight sheds light…

Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
September 18, 2019
India’s Oil Imports: Achilles’ Heel or Economic Javelin?
Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

India’s Oil Imports: Achilles’ Heel or Economic Javelin?

Yagyavalk Bhatt, Paul Mollet, Jitendra Roychoudhury

Presenting India’s 2019 budget on July 5, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sketched out the Modi government’s vision of becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2024, almost doubling the country’s current gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.73 trillion. To achieve this…

Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
Paul Mollet Mollet, Paul
Jitendra Roychoudhury Roychoudhury, Jitendra
August 21, 2019
Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
Regional Energy Markets

Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Abdullah Al-Badi, Mohammed Al-Badi

This discussion paper is part of a KAPSARC research project initiated to develop insights that can facilitate the creation of a well-functioning integrated electricity market comprising the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The project identifies and examines…

Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
Abdullah Al-Badi Abdullah Al-Badi
Mohammed Al-Badi Mohammed Al-Badi
May 29, 2019
The Impacts of Industrialization on Freight Movement in China
Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

The Impacts of Industrialization on Freight Movement in China

Dongmei Chen, Yagyavalk Bhatt

China’s rapid economic growth has enabled the fast development of freight transport across the country. What might the impact of future economic growth be on freight movement in China? To answer this question, this paper establishes the link between key…

Dongmei Chen Chen, Dongmei
Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
May 9, 2019
Abu Dhabi Electricity Sector – Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
Regional Energy Markets

Abu Dhabi Electricity Sector – Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Iqbal Adjali, Yagyavalk Bhatt

The emirate of Abu Dhabi was the first in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to design and implement reforms aimed at moving away from a wholly government-owned vertically-integrated electricity market structure. From 1998, Abu Dhabi introduced several policy, legislative, structural…

Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
Iqbal Adjali Adjali, Iqbal
Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
March 3, 2019
India’s Balancing Act to Address Climate Change Under the Paris Agreement
Climate Change Policies and Governance Models, Data and Tools

India’s Balancing Act to Address Climate Change Under the Paris Agreement

Yagyavalk Bhatt, AlJawhara Al Quayid, Nourah Al Hosain, Paul Mollet

As an emerging economy, a major part of India’s nationally determined contribution (NDC) under the Paris  Agreement is an emissions intensity target. With its current policies, India is on track to achieve its climate targets under the Agreement. However, the…

Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
AlJawhara Al Quayid Al Quayid, AlJawhara
Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
Paul Mollet Mollet, Paul
December 12, 2018