28 Mar '12, 1pm

India's Solar Excitement: Proceed with Caution via @reworld

India's Solar Excitement: Proceed with Caution via @reworld

India was ranked as having the world’s unhealthiest air pollution in a recent Yale study. And its overall environment fell to position 125 out of 132 nations, only slightly healthier than Kuwait, Yemen, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iraq. Pollution not only centered around large cities, but ebbed into smaller communities, as well. This is largely due to the ever-increasing population, energy needs, and vehicles. India’s emission standards are 10 years behind European standards, said Anumita Roychowdhury, executive director of India’s Centre for Science and Environment in the study. With its population already more than 1.2 billion and on track to surpass China by 2030, India is in dire need of energy. Though the government set an initiative to power the entire country by March 2012, nearly 300 million are still living without electricity. A logical...

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