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The green taxonomy needed to attain carbon neutrality

17 November 2021

Summary

India’s panchamrit commitments indexed to 2030 are expected to entail relative decoupling, but once we reach peak carbon emissions, absolute decoupling would have to begin for the economy to hit its net-zero target by 2070. An attempt at absolute decoupling before reaching a relatively high level of income and human development would be economically stifling for India.

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Renita D’souza
Renita D’souza is a Fellow at ORF Mumbai and works in the domain of economics. Currently, she is working on the economics of heritage conservation in Mumbai and India’s journey to becoming a cashless economy. She is also interested in issues relating to >>

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india climate change energy and climate change commentaries

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