COBENEFITS Policy Report India

This COBENEFITS Pol­i­cy Report for India com­piles key find­ings from the COBENEFITS India Assess­ment series, quan­ti­fy­ing the co-ben­e­fits of decar­bon­is­ing India’s pow­er sec­tor in view of future-ori­ent­ed employ­ment and skills devel­op­ment, eco­nom­ic pros­per­i­ty in rur­al areas, and health ben­e­fits relat­ed to a less car­bon-inten­sive pow­er sec­tor, which can be instru­men­tal in reviv­ing the nation­al health sys­tem after the impacts of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Build­ing on the oppor­tu­ni­ties pre­sent­ed, the report for­mu­lates a set of pol­i­cy actions to allow gov­ern­ment insti­tu­tions to cre­ate an enabling polit­i­cal envi­ron­ment to unlock the social and eco­nom­ic co-ben­e­fits of the new ener­gy world of renew­ables for the peo­ple of India

 

Year of pub­li­ca­tion:  2020

Edi­tors: Sebas­t­ian Hel­gen­berg­er, Ankush Kumar, Franziska Sper­feld, Sarah Kovac, Lau­ra Nagel, and Neha Pahu­ja – IASS, UfU and TERI

Sug­gest­ed cita­tion: IASS/UfU/TERI. 2020. Mak­ing the Paris Agree­ment a suc­cess for the plan­et and the peo­ple of India. Unlock­ing the co-ben­e­fits of decar­bon­is­ing India’s pow­er sec­tor. COBENEFITS Pol­i­cy Report. Potsdam/New Del­hi. www.cobenefits.info

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