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Abstract Due to worsening air quality across many cities in developing countries, there is an urgent need to consider more aggressive air pollution control measures. Valuation of the benefits of clean…

| EfD Discussion Paper | India, China

The world remains far from meeting Sustainable Development Goals 5 (gender equality) and 7 (universal access to modern energy). Energy access may empower women even as empowered women are more likely…

| Peer Reviewed |

Gender equity is connected to modern energy services in many ways, but quantitative empirical work on these connections is limited. We examine the relationship between a multi-dimensional measure of…

| Peer Reviewed |

The results of this research study serve as a cautionary piece of evidence for policy makers interested in reducing electricity consumption during peak hours, which can be potentially achieved with...

| Peer Reviewed | Central America

Three billion people around the world lack access to affordable and reliable clean cooking energy. The case for clean energy has largely been built around health and or environmental benefits…

| Peer Reviewed |

Abstract Energy has been called the “golden thread” that connects economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, but important knowledge gaps exist on the impacts of low- and middle…

| Peer Reviewed | South Africa, China, Nigeria, Chile, Sweden, Tanzania, Kenya

Energy has been called the “golden thread” that connects economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability, but important knowledge gaps exist on the impacts of low- and middle-income…

| Peer Reviewed | China, Chile, Sweden, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Central America, Global Hub

Key Points Household air pollution is a major contributor to the disease burden in India Electric induction stoves are relatively cheap to own and operate and can serve as an alternative to the use of…

| Research Brief | India

The astounding scope of the global energy poverty challenge has motivated many organizations to promote solar energy for lighting, heating, and cooking needs in off-grid settings. However, poorly…

| EfD Discussion Paper |

Agricultural expansion into tropical forests is believed to bring local economic benefits at the expense of global environmental costs. The resulting tension is reflected in Brazilian government…

| Peer Reviewed |