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EfD Blog

This blog publishes stories and ideas from the members of the Environment for Development initiative.


    What does it really cost to save the climate?

    There are no economic arguments for postponing acting on the climate issue. Past experience shows that costs of action are often overestimated , while the costs of inaction are often underestimated. This argues Jessica Coria in Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet.


      How solar kits and battery lamps are replacing kerosene across Africa

      For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes. But in recent years households, even in poor areas, have started to replace their kerosene lamps with non-rechargeable dry-cell battery driven lamps and solar kits.