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Get ready for a year of climate emergency declarations. Globally, 1,330 governments have passed a binding motion declaring a climate emergency. India and China, the world’s most populous nations, however, have yet to get on board.

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  • There is a short answer, electricity. India and China face a very stark choice between climate protection and turning out the lights on their economies. Literally.

    Despite all the promises of battery technology, electric vehicles the power source to support them are overwhelmingly fossil fuels and

    There is a short answer, electricity. India and China face a very stark choice between climate protection and turning out the lights on their economies. Literally.

    Despite all the promises of battery technology, electric vehicles the power source to support them are overwhelmingly fossil fuels and the biggest share on asia is coal.

    Would either government survive if it reduced its population to a pre industrial age economy?

  • A partial answer to coal in India and China is for the people who don’t want it used to subsidize other power sources and the innovation to make them affordable.