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“Fulfilling the Paris Agreement: Pathways to Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment in Developing Countries”, CSO Panel discussion at the World Bank Spring Meetings 2016

Vasudha Foundation organised a panel discussion on “Fulfilling the Paris Agreement: Pathways to Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment in Developing Countries, at the Civil Society Policy Forum at the World Bank Spring Meetings, on Friday, 15th April 2016. The interactive discussion moderated by Mr. Srinivas Krishnaswamy, Chief Executive Officer, Vasudha Foundation, aimed to understand some of

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FEATURE: Seeking Climate Finance for Resilient Indian Cities

Srinivas Krishnaswamy, CEO, Vasudha Foundation, reports on project activities for the CDKN supported project Finding the Finance: Climate Compatible development in Asian cities. With various development challenges that many Indian cities face, one emerging challenge is to ensure that our cities are “climate resilient without sacrificing the aspirations of the average Indian to maintain the right

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My Blog on the Paris Agreement

What Makes the Paris Agreement, Historical? by Srinivas Krishnaswamy, Chief Executive Officer, Vasudha Foundation For many of us, who have been following the Global Climate Negotiations, tend to think that the Paris Agreement is indeed a historical movement for the climate negotiations.  This perception largely stems from the fact that the agreement has a broad consensus from

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Panel discussion on “Scaling up Renewable Solutions in Developing Economies” at the World Bank Spring Meeting, Civil Society Policy Forum, Washington DC, Friday, 17th April 2015

Vasudha Foundation organized a panel discussion on the theme of “Basket of Options for Scaling up Renewable Energy in Fast Developing Economies such as India”, at the Civil Society Policy Forum at the side lines of the World Bank Spring Meetings, on Friday, 17thApril 2015. The panel discussion had a interesting line up of discussants. Mr. Srinivas Krishnaswamy, Chief Executive Officer, Vasudha Foundation, made a brief presentation on “Development Deficit” in a number of developing economies, by giving example of the ground realities in India. He highlighted the opportunities for countries to opt for low carbon pathways and making the case that low carbon pathways could potentially ensure inclusive growth and poverty alleviation as against the traditional and hitherto followed development policy and pathways.

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Vasudha Foundation’s report release at the Civil Society Policy Forum of the World Bank’s Annual Meeting 2014

Vasudha Foundation released its new report, titled “Electricity for all in India- Why coal is not always king”  on the 8th of  October 2014, at the Civil Society Policy Forum of the World Bank’s Annual Meetings 2014.  The panel discussion at the release of the report had Dr. Anita George, Senior Director, Energy and Extractives

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