Transitions Research will shed light on radical transformations that will shape India’s long-term future.
Our mission is to discover sustainable transition pathways for India’s future by conducting policy and action research, filling knowledge gaps, co-creating solutions and enabling citizen engagement.
In her latest blog, Shantha V. addresses the frequently overlooked challenges of climate justice in India’s massive solar parks. Through an analysis of Charanaka solar park in Gujarat, Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan, and Pavagada solar park in Karnataka, she highlights the many risks and opportunities these large infrastructure projects pose.
In the second issue of our AI+ blog series, where we aim to examine the interplay of AI with other facets of our lives, Jon Minton highlights the need to have patience instead of speed in the development of AI to protect the interests of users and optimise AI in...
This blog highlights the importance of understanding the "black box" of AI to ascertain its accuracy, and be fully involved in the future of the world, where AI will play a significant role.
This blog series aims to explore the various dimensions of AI as socio-technological assemblage, and examine its situatedness within diverse social worlds.
Discovering Just & Sustainable Transition Pathways for India’s Future.
Our upcoming dialogue, on “Digitalisation and the Anthropocene”, featuring eminent speakers across industry and academia, examines the role that digital and other emerging technologies like AI play in shaping the anthropocene and our responses to it.
Four Radical Transitions
We focus on four radical transitions – low carbon and climate resilient development; smart and inclusive urbanisation; safe and responsible digitalisation, and sustainable and equitable food systems. Radical shifts in socio-technical systems, human values and politics need to be imagined. Incremental change will not do.
The future of societal and political participation, environmental sustainability, economic prosperity and good work depend on how we make sense of digital technologies. How do we ensure that digitalization is socially just, equitable and sustainable?
The changing food production, distribution and consumption patterns have significant impact on nature and communities. How do we ensure these changes are ecologically sustainable and equitable?