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Energy investment needs for fulfilling the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Low-carbon investments are necessary for driving the energy system transformation that is called for by both the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals. Improving understanding of theExpand
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Human development in a climate-constrained world: What the past says about the future
Abstract Energy consumption is necessary for the delivery of human development by supporting access to basic needs, services and infrastructure. Given prevailing technologies and the high degree ofExpand
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Kerosene subsidies in India: When energy policy fails as social policy
Kerosene subsidies intended for Indian households have been known for their poor targeting and high fiscal costs. However, the distributional benefits to the 160 million households that use keroseneExpand
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Supply and Demand of Electricity in the Developing World
This paper reviews the literature that has sought to quantify the determinants of electricity demand and supply efficiency in developing countries. We examine the causal relationship betweenExpand
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Carbon Pricing Revenues Could Close Infrastructure Access Gaps
Introducing a price on greenhouse gas emissions would not only contribute to reducing the risk of dangerous anthropogenic climate change, but would also generate substantial public revenues. Some ofExpand
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Access to Modern Energy: Assessment and Outlook for Developing and Emerging Regions
This report provides a high-level assessment of the progress to date, past policies and programs, and future scenarios related to modern energy access developed within the framework of the GlobalExpand
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Gender impacts and determinants of energy poverty: are we asking the right questions?
Compelling empirical evidence on the gender differentiated impacts and determinants of energy transitions remains weak. In this paper, we focus on identifying key gaps in our current understanding ofExpand
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Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development
Given the extent to which scholars and media lament the "entrenched interests" in the Indian power sector, surprisingly little has been written about how these interests and their influence varyExpand
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Climate and human development impacts on municipal water demand: A spatially-explicit global modeling framework
  • Simon Parkinson, N. Johnson, +6 authors M. Flörke
  • Environmental Science, Computer Science
  • Environ. Model. Softw.
  • 1 November 2016
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Integration of climate and socioeconomic drivers to downscale long-term scenarios to 1/8°. Expand
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Less global inequality can improve climate outcomes
Two of the biggest global challenges we face today are mitigating climate change and economic inequality. Some research suggests these goals are in conflict, based largely on the observation that aExpand
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