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A bright future for India's power sector

The actions of some countries toward meeting COP21 agreements will inevitably weigh more heavily than others. India's emissions are expected to more than double in the next 25 years, so it can't be left out of the conversation. But because India is still heavily developing, it may be better positioned than others to drastically reduce emissions while dramatically improving its citizens’ quality of life.

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Why Walkability is Critical to Urban Sustainability in China

From massive superblocks to seemingly infinite series of ring roads, Chinese cities have increasingly been designed to serve cars. The trend is leaving its mark: congestion clogs streets and smog spews from ubiquitous cars, putting urbanites in an all too literal chokehold. One of the things falling apart, in the wake of this gasoline gyre, is something far less conspicuous than car culture, yet critical to China’s future: walkability.

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Policies That Work

Even the most well-intentioned energy policies will not meet their desired goals if they aren’t designed and implemented correctly. A handful of design principles, when properly applied, make for highly effective policies. This paper, an update from the original "Policies That Work" report, describes how to determine the right goals, choose the right policy approaches, and design and implement the specific policies to meet these goals.

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'Green Guidelines' offer roadmap for China's urbanization

The new “Green and Smart Urban Development Guidelines” feature 18 principles that apply to every city in China. There are recommendations for curbing sprawl, spurring transit-oriented development, creating mixed-use neighborhoods and increasing public space.

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