Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - II
Coal’s viability is a fight with Economics and Climate ranged on one side vs Democratic realities and Financial stability on the another.
Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - I
More than three quarters of India’s electricity is generated by burning coal. The international community would prefer the better part of India’s coal to stay below ground. Indian development enthusiasts would beg to differ. In the stridency of their arguments, the nuances that could lead to a solution — of both climate and finance — can perhaps be missed.
The movement believes our appetites & footprint has accelerated a mass extinction — including our own.
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The climate deal adopted in suburban Paris was the culmination of four years of negotiations on how to get nearly all countries to jointly reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that scientists say are warming the planet.
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