Just Transition

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 26-part series has been supported by John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation. This series highlights insights and lessons from key stakeholders shaping India's energy solutions, and explores possible pathways towards an equitable and just transition.
riverbank at salmore_L&D fund

May 14, 2024
IDR Explains: The Loss and Damage Fund
In five questions, learn about this new climate financial mechanism, understand how it originated, what critics have to say about it, and what India stands to gain from it.
dumping ground on the banks of deepor beel_waste to energy

March 27, 2024
Waste to energy: Smokescreen or solution?
Waste to energy plants in India are polluting, costly, and hazardous. So why are they still being built?
two women looking at a solar panel-renewable energy

February 1, 2024
Are DRE technologies the future of rural livelihoods?
Decentralised renewable energy (DRE) technologies can support the growth of small businesses and microenterprises in rural India. Here’s how grassroots nonprofits can help.
blacksmith standing in his workshop_heat stress

January 25, 2024
Rising temperature, falling income: Heat stress in the informal sector
To strengthen climate resilience of low-income communities, adaptation plans must address how heat impacts their lives and livelihoods.
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