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  • State-led Alternative Mechanisms to Acquire, Plan, and Service Land For Urbanisation in India

    • Rapidly urbanizing Indian cities need mechanisms to ensure that land is acquired, planned, and serviced with adequate infrastructure and social amenities, to prevent the occurrence of haphazard urban expansion and under-provisioned inner-city areas.
    • Such mechanisms should help
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  • Reducing Risk, Addressing Climate Change Through Internal Carbon Pricing

    A growing number of businesses around the world are turning to internal carbon pricing as a tool to manage climate-related risks and transition to a low-carbon economy. There are early signs that internal carbon pricing is making inroads into progressive Indian businesses as well. But the early...

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    India
  • Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks, and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector

    This paper aims to help decision-makers understand the magnitude of water issues for the thermal power sector in India with quantitative evidence. There is a significant data gap in power plant water use in India. The authors used data science techniques and innovative methodologies and...

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  • Can Renewable Energy Jobs Help Reduce Poverty in India?

    India launched a massive renewable energy push in 2014 — a move that could bring electricity and jobs to poor, rural communities across the country. The government set ambitious targets to generate 160 gigawatts of wind and solar power by 2022, and a study from the Council on Energy, Environment...

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    India

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Publications listed here include reports, working papers, issue briefs, and fact sheets that are produced by WRI India and associated partners. These publications are the result of high-quality research that is subject to peer review, and held to academic standards of excellence.


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