Article written by Eshwer Kale published in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (Vol. 52, Issue No. 3 dated 21 Jan, 2017)
What is freaking the world out of its mind is the specre of China’s and India’s poordeveloping 70% of half of the worlds population is poised for growth – which means, that much energy demand. . . and carbon emissions . The pressure on thenewly growing populations and countries, to switch to clean energy and adopt a low car on path, has thus become tremendous . India, declaring a 9% growth rate, stands in the cr oss-hairs of this global pressure.