As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events and the mechanisms households can rely on to minimize
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This study analyzes the long-term impacts of large-scale expansion of biofuels on land-use change, food supply and prices, and the overall economy in various countries or regions using a global computable general equilibrium model, augmented by a land-use module and detailed representation of biofuel sectors.
<p>A new World Bank Report says decentralizing power generation and distribution to the local level through the distribution grid of the state utility by using renewable energy sources will help reduce prolonged outages and increase electricity supply in rural areas.
A new slant on slopes: measuring the benefits of increased electricity access in Developing Countries
<p>The objective of this paper is to shed some light on the benefits of improved access to electricity supply, specifically the benefits referred to as "consumer‘s surplus", which is the difference between what customers are willing to pay for the utilities associated with electricity access and the price that they actually pay.