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Sustainable growth and climate change: evolution of India’s strategies.

Kattumuri, Ruth and Ravindranath, Darshini (2014) Sustainable growth and climate change: evolution of India’s strategies. In: Bowen, Alex, Whalley, John and Stern, Nicholas, (eds.) The Global Development of Policy Regimes to Combat Climate Change. The tricontinental series on global economic issues (4). World Scientific Publishing, London, UK, pp. 75-106. ISBN 9789814551847

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Identification Number: 10.1142/9789814551854_0004

Abstract

With its population of over 1.2 billion and vulnerability to climate change, its history of low emissions and because of its democratic, cultural, political and scientific strengths, India is a key player in the global climate change debate. It has been playing an increasingly constructive role in international climate change negotiations. India's domestic climate policy is also becoming more ambitious as India progresses toward its 12th Five-Year Plan objectives for faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth. The country's objectives are achievable but will require faster and stronger action; efficient implementation strategies; greater co-ordination between states and among sectors; strengthening of public–private partnerships; and enhancing international collaborations.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.worldscientific.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 World Scientific Publishing Co
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
India Observatory
Asia Centre
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Research centres and groups > India Observatory
Research centres and groups > Asia Research Centre
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2013 15:36
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51036

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