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  • Cities & Energy: Two things India must get right to improve the economy

    If one looks at the way India is currently growing, it is hard not to see the stress on cities and the rising energy insecurity. Congestion, urban sprawl and poor access to reliable energy make for daunting challenges to the development of the country. Course corrective measures, which focus on compact and connected cities that use more renewable energy and plan for universal energy access, are going to be needed right away for economic growth to enhance human well-being.

    The Problem

    India’s cities are bursting with growth. The country’s urban population will cross 600...

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