India is the world's third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. A new campaign seeks to make new housing developments sustainable by 2022 to help the country meet its ambitious climate goals.
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The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
Nadeem ul Haque –
Pakistan and its donors need to recognize that its long-running energy crisis can be resolved only through institutional reform, says Nadeem ul Haque, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan.
The ambition and size of China's Belt and Road Initiative will have far-reaching impacts for development in the region. WRI China's Shouqing Zhu outlines how China could imbue sustainability into its massive infrastructure plan.
This could very well be the Asian Century, but if and only if the region can overcome old challenges like poverty and resolve issues of the day such as climate change. ADB's deputy chief economist Juzhong Zhuang outlines key problem areas.
There is a push for universal energy access by governments all over the world, however the barriers are socioeconomic, geographic and demographic. Here's what needs to happen, says Jaideep Bansal from the Global Himalayan Expedition.