Environment and Energy

  • Catalysing Climate Finance: A Guidebook on Policy and Financing Options to Support Green, Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development

    Ahead of World Environment Day, UNDP launched a guidebook on ‘Catalysing Climate Finance,’ advising decision makers in developing countries on how to tap into growing finance markets. This publication focuses on the review of policy and methodologies that can help in the preparation of green, low-emission and climate-resilient development strategies.

  • Climate Change - Perspectives from India

    A collection of perspectives on climate change in India outlines the need for greater debate on the links between climate change and development processes in the country.

  • Climate Change Adaptation Activities in India

    The report provides information on climate change adaptation activities through a detailed review of the existing initiatives and programmes in India, in particular, the seven United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Rajasthan.

  • Community Conserved Areas: Odisha and Madhya Pradesh- Directory

    The Directory provides an overview of community-led conservation efforts in two states of India – Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. It captures the diverse and often innovative approaches adopted by communities to conserve ecosystems and species.

  • Compendium of Gasifier-based Power Plant Operation Data

    The report is a compilation of key parameters of operations of the 500-KW Kabbigere plant set up in Tumkur district in Karnataka as part of the UNDP supported GEF funded ‘Biomass Energy for Rural India’ project. It also serves as a knowledge product for operating sub-mega watt gasifier-based power plants in rural environment for both the academic and industrial sector.


UNDP is committed to promoting low carbon, climate resilient and inclusive development. We support the Government of India in meeting national development objectives along with commitments under important multilateral environment agreements. Key areas of intervention are climate change (mitigation and adaptation), sustainable natural resource management (conserving biodiversity and addressing land degradation) and integrated chemical management (phasing out of ozone depleting substances and reducing persistent organic pollutants).