Like many developing economies, India faces an escalating demand for electricity, mostly from polluting power stations. The country faces grave challenges in environmental pollution. Australia has significant intellectual property in climate science research, pollution control and renewable energy technologies. Hence Australia has a huge opportunity to participate in India’s renewable energy industry and enable a reduction in the worlds’ second most populated country. India is now open to Australia’s renewable energy businesses. This talk examines challenges of pollution and the mitigation opportunities in the renewable energy sector in India.
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was in Chennai to inaugurate a new Australian consulate in the city on April 15, 2015. She spoke to The Hindu’s Srinivasan Ramani about a range of issues related to India-Australia ties.
The office of The High Commission of India in Australia is looking for an enthusiastic social media intern and a research intern for their offices in Canberra.