PODCAST - 26 April 2016 Shonali Pachauri
In India, indoor pollution kills 1 million people a year. In an interview with Chris Cummins, IIASA researcher Shonali Pachauri explains the problem, as well as the results of a new study which shows that reducing reliance on kerosene lighting is a stickier problem than previously thought, since the government continues to subsidize the dirty fuel, and many people use it even if they have access to other forms of energy. Read more>>
This story aired on Vienna's Radio FM4 on 21 April 2016.
About the speaker
Narula K, Sudhakara Reddy B, & Pachauri S (2017). Sustainable Energy Security for India: An assessment of energy demand sub-system. Applied Energy 186: 126-139. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.02.142.
Cameron C, Pachauri S , Rao N , McCollum D, Rogelj J , & Riahi K (2016). Policy trade-offs between climate mitigation and clean cook-stove access in South Asia. Nature Energy 1: e15010. DOI:10.1038/nenergy.2015.10.
Lam NL, Pachauri S , Purohit P , Nagai Y, Bates MN, Cameron C, & Smith KR (2016). Kerosene subsidies for household lighting in India: what are the impacts? Environmental Research Letters 11 (4): 044014. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/11/4/044014.
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