Letter from India: Will gas be crucial to India’s energy transition?
New Delhi has announced a greater role for gas in India’s energy mix but must focus on E&P to meet rising demand
More than 190 countries got together for the Cop26 climate change conference in Glasgow to address the urgent need to adopt measures to limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5℃ as per the Paris Agreement. There was consensus among nations that they need to focus on developing renewable sources. On a practical and not-so-distant-future level, if we are to ensure our children inherit a greener environment where they can breathe clean air, it is imperative that all countries deliver on their promises. As an important stakeholder in the climate change discussion, India has set an ambitious target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070—one of the five pledges it made during Cop26. India is th