‘Low carbon’ caveats watering down development aid?

Interesting article in the Financial Times about the tension between adopting low carbon development restrictions for international aid, versus trying maximizing the impact of donor dollars towards universal energy access:

The title is a bit dramatic, but the authors make a good point when you consider how much retrenchment on climate goals there has been in the developed countries lately…

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One Response to ‘Low carbon’ caveats watering down development aid?

  1. John says:

    On the other hand, there’s definitely still a niche for decentralized renewable energy generation in areas where the grid is unlikely to expand anytime soon:
    http://e360.yale.edu/feature/indian_microgrids_aim_to_bring_millions_out_of_darkness/2729/

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