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Though there are no millennium development goals for energy, energy access is essential to achieve goals like poverty eradication, primary education and empowering women, says Rajiv Chhibber, Manager, Corporate Communications.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrification

What will the civilian nuclear power plant vendor's agreement on the export of nuclear power equipment mean for India, asks M P Ram Mohan, Fellow, Resources, Regulation and Global Security.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers group

Efforts to combat natural disasters need to reach all levels of society. Institutional changes and awareness are imperative, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate change

COP 17 has revived the Kyoto Protocol and the climate change regime of the future, but the details need to be sketched out, says Suruchi Bhadwal, Associate Director, Earth, Science and Climate Change Division.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meet

As of now, the outcome of COP17 appears to be an illusion, says Dr P Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division and C Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, Resources, Regulation and global Security Division.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meetgreen climate fund, Durban climate change, COP 17

Catalysing finance and technological capacity is crucial for harnessing renewable energy, says Shahid Hasan, Associate Director, Knowledge Management division.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meetgreen climate fund, Durban climate change, COP 17telecom industry, solar energy, renewable energy capacity

Coal India's monopoly would mean shunning the reform agenda of the sector and jeopardising plans for coal-based generation capacity addition, says S K Chand, Senior Fellow, Resources, Regulation, and Global Security.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meetgreen climate fund, Durban climate change, COP 17telecom industry, solar energy, renewable energy capacityintegerated fuel policy, Geethakrishnan Commission, coal mining

More than politics, it is the science of climate change that should drive the COP 17 negotiations, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, TERI.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meetgreen climate fund, Durban climate change, COP 17telecom industry, solar energy, renewable energy capacityintegerated fuel policy, Geethakrishnan Commission, coal miningclimate change negotiations, COP 17, Kyoto Protocol, NAPCC

The future of the trade regime in energy, environmental goods and services remains unclear from the current negotiation discourse. Anandajit Goswami, Coordinator-Africa, Resources, Regulation and Global Security, writes about the challenges ahead.

Tags: economic growth, energy access, renewable energy, rural electrificationCEIP, nuclear suppliers groupnatural calamities, disaster, conservation, climate changeUNFCCC, green climate fund, Durban, COP 17, climate change meetgreen climate fund, Durban climate change, COP 17telecom industry, solar energy, renewable energy capacityintegerated fuel policy, Geethakrishnan Commission, coal miningclimate change negotiations, COP 17, Kyoto Protocol, NAPCCtrade in energy and environmental goods, free trade, GATS