Climate Solutions

The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has been active in India since 1990 and maintained an office in New Delhi since 1994. Since 2015, the foundation has been supporting India’s growing national, regional, and global leadership on climate change as part of its Climate Solutions programme. The foundation also recently contributed towards the country’s equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


This special 14-part series has been supported by MacArthur Foundation. This series highlights a diverse set of solutions, policy research, and technological innovations in India to tackle climate change, with an aim to disseminate this information to a larger audience and enable learning, collaboration, and better decision-making by stakeholders.
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November 25, 2022
Climate mitigation vs adaptation
The climate crisis cannot be thought of solely as a mitigation problem or an adaptation issue—neither can its solutions. Here's why we must understand the interplay between the two.
a board game with colourful dice and miniature cars on a board_climate action

November 4, 2022
How do Indian states fare on climate action?
Aditya Pillai of Centre for Policy Research on why state governments are crucial actors and how empowering them can help advance climate action in the country.
A woman harvesting tea leaves in Kerala-climate

June 30, 2022
The role of CSOs in tackling the climate crisis
Koyel Mandal, Chief of Programmes at Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, on India's climate change landscape, the role of civil society organisations, and the path to net-zero.
Farm workers clean the solar panels for better efficiency-renewable energy

May 13, 2022
What India needs to do to achieve net-zero status by 2070
A primer on what the energy transition means for India, and the various steps the government, industry, and citizens must take to make it happen.
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