‘Coal Doesn’t Benefit the Poor’: Dan Kammen on Energy Access and Poverty
Carbon Brief spoke to ERG Professor Daniel Kammen, one of the contributors to the report of the ODI’s (Overseas Development Institute) beyond coal report, about the findings.
Kammen explained how the report came about and the clear message it discovered:
“There’s been a series of academic reports analyzing, on a cost-benefit basis, how different coal projects around the world, from Kosovo, to Pakistan, to Mongolia, might or might not be cheaper, better, than the renewable energy alternatives. In each case that I’ve studied, the renewables came out better.”
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