India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint How does a country bring its people into the 21st century without pumping huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere? This challenge is more acute in India than anywhere else.
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India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

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India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

India Struggles To Develop Without Furthering Carbon Footprint

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Cars, motorcycles, and rickshaws all share the crowded streets of New Delhi.
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How does a country bring its people into the 21st century without pumping huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere? This challenge is more acute in India than anywhere else. Though India already has the third-largest carbon footprint in the world, around 400 million people still don't have access to reliable electricity.