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Asia Pacific Economics Energy & Environment

Reliance on Oil and Gas Imports and Economic Growth – India’s New Challenge

Authors Simi Mehta and Mohsin Amin provide a snapshot of India’s energy demand and import scenario and discuss relevant government schemes for fuel efficiency. In addition to offering policy prescriptions, they conclude that due to geopolitical uncertainties and fuel price volatility, India urgently needs to integrate growth in the energy sector with its overall economic growth strategy, and simultaneously ensure the sustainability of the environment.

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Book Reviews Economics Energy & Environment International Development

The Political Economy of Sustainable Development: Policy Instruments and Market Mechanisms

Dr. John Olushola Magbadelo, Director for Research at the Centre for African & Asian Studies (Abuja, Nigeria), reviews “The Political Economy of Sustainable Development: Policy Instruments and Market Mechanisms” by Timothy Cadman, et al.

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Asia Pacific Energy & Environment Governance & Law Policy & Politics

Beyond COP21: Opportunities for China-India Climate Collaboration – Part II

PART II In Part I, we argued that meeting the ambitious targets agreed upon at the 21st United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) will require concerted efforts—including policy changes, technological developments, the deepening of financial markets, and political leadership. Developments will be more fruitful if they are marked […]

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Asia Pacific Energy & Environment Governance & Law Policy & Politics

Beyond COP21: Opportunities for China-India Climate Collaboration – Part I

This report was produced by a team of twenty Johns Hopkins University SAIS students and supported by the school’s Energy, Resources, and Environment department. It is the result of independent research, as well as two field research trips to Beijing and New Delhi.

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Energy & Environment Governance & Law

Meeting Growing Demand for Water, Energy, and Food with the “Nexus” Approach

SAIS MA candidate Diane French gives another perspective on meeting the growing demand for water, energy, and food through an integrated “nexus” approach to achieve water, energy, and food security worldwide.

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Energy & Environment International Development Policy & Politics

Reducing Extreme Poverty Through the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

SAIS MA candidate Caitlin Smith offers ideas to enhance resiliency and reduce extreme poverty through the water-energy-food nexus.

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Economics Energy & Environment Governance & Law

Strengthening the Global Partnership to Improve the Flow of Technology and Financial Resources

SAIS MA candidate Jeongsu Sinn makes a strong argument to strengthen the global partnership to increase and improve the flow of technology, financial resources, and information to meet the post-2015 agenda.

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Economics Energy & Environment Governance & Law

Creating a More Sustainable Financial System

SAIS MA candidate Deeba Yavrom writes on creating a more sustainable financial system, with universal access to basic banking.

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Economics Energy & Environment Governance & Law Security & Conflict

Ensuring Sustainable Agriculture and Security

SAIS MA candidate Erica Shifflett discusses her ideas and target for a sustainable development goal that will ensure sustainable agriculture and food security in the post-2015 agenda.

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Economics Energy & Environment International Development

Ensuring Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

Second-year MA candidate at SAIS, Saumya Kurup shares her vision for a sustainable development goal that will ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns in the post-2015 development agenda.