Climate change or not, power-starved India just can’t help burning more coal — Quartz

More than a fifth of India’s population lacks access to electricity, posing a major development challenge. India’s prime minister Narendra Modi has promised to bring affordable access to electricity to all of these people by 2019. While Modi has committed to increasing renewable power generation, India is also increasing coal production. India is the world’s…

via Climate change or not, power-starved India just can’t help burning more coal — Quartz

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