NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
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By Ambuj D. Sagar, Visiting Scholar, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
The main challenge facing India''s energy sector is to increase and improve the delivery of energy services to various sections of the citizenry and the economy in an environmentally and socially acceptable manner. New and improved technologies will play a central role in meeting this challenge and from a long-term perspective, it will be in India''s benefit to strengthen the technological capabilities that can help it meet its energy and environmental goals.
Journal Article, American Economic Review, volume 80
Journal Article, Environmental Modeling and Assessment, issue 4, volume 2
By Henry Lee, Director, Environment and Natural Resources Program
In the fall of 1998, the US government was divided between those who believed that the nation should agree to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and those who believed the price tag was too high and the scientific evidence too uncertain.
By Karen Filipovich, Former Associate Research Director and Former Research Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program, 1999-2002 and Noune Sekhpossian, Former Research Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program
Terrestrial carbon sequestration is advocated as an inexpensive mitigation option to the problem of global climate change. The country with the largest forest resource in the world is Russia, perceived to have the potential to store vast amounts of carbon. In a world constrained by the threat of climate change, this capacity could be enormously valuable.