The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is one of India's leading think tanks, with a mission to enrich policymaking with innovative approaches using science and technology for a sustainable, secure and inclusive society.

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of the total carbon dioxide emissions from end-use sectors stem from transport, making it an emission heavyweight.


CSTEP works in critical areas such as environment, energy and strategic materials to enable sustainable growth. We are also involved in cutting-edge research that incorporates Artificial Intelligence for social good and computational tools and modelling to provide solutions for complex developmental issues in India.



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Though the inclusion of loss and damage into climate negotiations is a positive first step, a policy framework for financing future L&D is equally important, write Sahil Mathew and Tashina Madappa Cheranda in The Quint

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Given that people require low-carbon alternatives to switch to in the presence of a carbon pricing policy, investments to make them affordable and accessible are required.

- Krithika Ravishankar, Senior Analyst in Eco-Business

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Much to Gain From Green
Feb 03 2023

Much to Gain From Green

“Green Growth” is one of the seven priority areas announced in the Union Budget 2023–24 speech, reflecting India’s growing confidence in a strategy that puts sustainability at the core of economic development

By Merlin Francis.We all desire a better quality of life, but if in the bid to get it, we destroy the things that make our planet ‘habitable’, what is better or desirable about it? This is the question at the heart of the climate crisis. The answer? Green growth.What is green growth?The concept of green growth originated at the Fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Developm

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Mar 21, 2023

Scaling up Rooftop Solar in Madhya Pradesh

Dec 15, 2022

No Silver Bullet: Considerations for India’s Net-Zero Strategy

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