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Human rights and renewable energy: a critical link

Schiano, Austin (2017) Human rights and renewable energy: a critical link. LSE Human Rights Blog (24 Apr 2017). Website.

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2016 was the year that, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), renewable energy finally became a viable market alternative to fossil fuels. In a press release for the report “Renewable Infrastructure Investment Handbook: A Guide for Institutional Investors,” the WEF states that “the cost of generating energy through solar and wind sources has dropped to the point of being competitive against coal and natural gas.” This is good news for those of us concerned with the climate and the crucial link it shares with human rights.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Human Rights Blog
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 10:41
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2021 23:26

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