The Environmental Fallout of the White Revolution in India

Funded by South Asian Network of Development and Environmental Economists

Principal Investigators: Amlan Das Gupta and Ridhima Gupta (IISER Bhopal).

The project studies the impact of traditional vis a vis modern methods in dairy farming in India on the amount of methane emissions from this sector. India is the second largest emitter of methane from livestock production in the world(Highly potent greenhouse gas). The project aim is to document the current as well as the predicted future path of methane emissions from milk in India, taking into account adoption rates of modern emission reducing technologies.