APHDR Technical Background Paper 2012/17 - Energy and Poverty in the Context of Climate Change

The deprivations in energy in terms of quantity as well as quality causes lack of development thereby poverty and human sufferings. This paper provides deeper insights into these aspects with a focus on the developing countries of the Asia and the Pacific region. It emphasizes the issues of securing energy needs of poor and climate change mitigation emerging as conflicting challenges, and their significance in the Asia-Pacific region in the global context. It also explores the possibility of providing universal access to modern energy carriers for the households of the Asia-Pacific by adopting a low-carbon pathway.

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