Graph of the Day: Human Development Index and Electricity Consumption

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In particular, at low levels of development, small increases in energy use are associated with large increases in the Human Development Index (HDI). Among wealthy countries, however, large increases in energy use are associated with very small changes in HDI.
Indeed, the need for emissions growth to provide the minimum energy requirements to India’s poor is essential, yet modest, relative to developed countries’ emission levels

Source: Prayas energy group,Pune

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