While per capita emissions in global cities are significantly lower than the national average, large Indian cities like Delhi and Kolkata emit up to double the national average. In this op-ed for Ideas for India, Jagan Shah and Sam Downes look at how urbanisation in India could derail national decarbonsation efforts. They suggest a more decentralised approach, where local and national governments work together to minimise the impact of climate change.

Read the full piece on the Ideas for India website: https://bit.ly/3JPhriw