Vijay Jayaraj: India Crafts Fossil Pathway to Secure its Future

Posted: July 13, 2020 by oldbrew in Energy, fuel poverty, government
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In some countries ’emissions’ obsessed leaders stumble around looking for non-existent net-zero pathways to their imaginary climate heaven. But India’s recent approach towards fossil utilization can be summed up in three words: “No Holds Barred”, says the author.
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India is on the way to becoming a fossil fuel-based energy powerhouse of the 21st century, says Vijay Jayaraj @ The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF).

India’s developmental goals for the future are quite ambitious. They ought to be: From tackling the surging poverty rates to providing affordable utilities, the country faces a steep challenge.

The key to achieving any of its developmental goals is a strong energy sector.

India is the third largest energy consuming nation and is following the fossil fuel pathway (like the West did during the 20th century) to achieve energy independence in the near future.

Relationship to Paris Agreement

The transformation of the energy sector in 21st century India is a remarkable story and it can be singularly credited to fossil fuels, especially coal and oil. The predominantly fossil-based energy sector has grown by leaps and bounds in recent decades.

But ever since the country’s membership in the Paris agreement, and its decision to pursue billions of dollars’ worth Renewable projects (like the Asia’s largest Solar Plant that was inaugurated this week), there were doubts and uncertainty surrounding how the country would move ahead with its fossil fuel sector.

Green crusaders believed that India’s inclusion in the agreement and their proclivity to large renewable projects would make them a major player in the global effort to offset fossil fuel dependency.

However, that has not been the case. Anti-fossil fuel lobbyists and international bodies like the UN have had zero success in limiting India’s coal use.

This is because the country’s “Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)”—a set of promises that were pledged as a part of Paris agreement—clearly states that the country has sovereign rights to excavate, import, export, and use fossil fuels, and that it will not be determined by non-binding treaties made with UN or other developed countries.

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Comments
  1. Graeme No.3 says:

    So the third largest energy consuming nation means it has joined the other 4 largest energy consuming countries in ignoring the UN & EU policies, yet our politicians keep on course to impoverish their own countries. At what point do people start wondering about their actions?

  2. Chaswarnertoo says:

    Zero carbon policies for the UK make zero world difference. Our ‘leaders’ are insane.

  3. JB says:

    May the mass insanity stop there, and they begin to prosper accordingly. It is just simple human nature to reproduce like rabbits when one’s existence is under duress.

  4. Jamie Spry says:

    Reblogged this on Climatism and commented:
    “In some countries ’emissions’ obsessed leaders stumble around looking for non-existent net-zero pathways to their imaginary climate heaven. But India’s recent approach towards fossil utilization can be summed up in three words: ‘No Holds Barred’, says the author.”

    INDIA also understands the meaning of four other words pertinent to wind/solar utilisation: “Go woke, go broke.”

  5. Paul Vaughan says:

    MSM “Fact Checker” D-Code

    The west turn left sails fatally naive and romanticize-D pitch.

    The western left have carefully crafted their camp aim with inspiration from the India they IMAGINE (which is to be neither confused nor conflated with the real thing).

    Everything’s LEFT to |MAG|NATION: a political system based on religious divisions and a society reliant on harsh bullying tactics to maintain deep class divisions, complete with IT mono pole lies measure ring “skeptic karma integrals” with only the great test corrupt shhh UN.

    Imaginations left: “and I ran I ran so far away — I couldn’t get Huawei” — Flock off, see gall

    Rightly we’re naive AB out neither India nor the west terns left romantically for hypnotic ally prescribe UN mimicry (“stand UN in a beam of light with EU: O roar a bore Rial US comm.sin view”).

    Gall Lie Youth

    I’m a biologist. Call me Dave ID — or Davos if few prefer …or profit.

    Let me compare and contrast taxonomically to deeply demonst[r]ate evolutionary life psych-all of develop mental buy all low G …ITease giant:

    Compare

    There’s the way I used to see ecology (ROMANTICIZED LENS) when I was a fit young student of plant ecology indulging in outdoor recreation instead of attending class.

    Contrast

    ITease in no cent$ dr.own-D in ills UN BillS. The evolutionary soundtrack for the religious film “False Be Leaf” AI red eye has bean[i.e.], tipped BRI10.

    =
    we are the people that can find whatever you may need
    if you got the money we got your disease
    welcome to the jungle
    watch it bring you to your shhh UN n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n knees, knees

    welcome to the jungle, it gets worse here every day
    you learn to live like an animal in the jungle where We play
    if you got hunger for what you see, you’ll take IT eventually
    you can have everything you want but you better not take IT from me
    =
    Welcome to the Jungle” — Guns and Roses

    The pack predator plant UN door scores what’s miss UNlike age-D with lost naivety:

    =
    there is unrest in the forest

    as the maples scream, “oppression”
    and the oaks just shake their heads

    but the oaks can’t help their feelings
    if they like the way they’re made
    and they wonder why the maples
    can’t be happy in their shade?

    they passed a noble law
    and the trees are all kept equal
    by hatchet, axe, and saw
    =
    Rush — “The Trees

    PC: IT’s UNsafe and sin-secure real eying on romanticize-D measure sov. “karma integral”. WHO would IT take 2 forgive UN act like that? IS IT even possible to keep waging “behavior modiF**K?shh!UN” USing D-evillishh basis to “cause” only methODs of financial terrorism?

    I just want the pack predators’ teeth out of my throat: first thing’s first.

    =
    you’ve been bitten by a true believer
    you’ve been bitten buy someone WHO’s hungrier than you
    you’ve been bit 10 by some UN’s false beliefs
    =
    Muse — “Thought Contagion

    IT’s a maze UN: English-Peking communication evolves naively romanticized “climate” eve anon the cute test C[ENSO]Rship.

    Summary: The el IT are so terrified of Chinese IT they’ve found 97% UN iffform hires to stampede us. A guaranteed basic income (GBI) will neither admit the truth AB out “climate” nor be enough to lead a dignified, healthy outdoor life …and they wonder why we find Meng Wanzhou and Huawei attractive.

    Still waiting for help to get these teeth out of my throat.

    Western financial terrorism as a methOD of coercion has gone wild. Human rights violations in the west are up by orders of magnitude.

  6. Gamecock says:

    Good for India. Ignoring all the “help” they get from the West.

    They just need to keep an eye on air pollution. Real pollution, not the West’s CO2 bogeyman.

  7. Adam Gallon says:

    Chaswarnertoo on July 13, 2020 at 2:49 pm
    Indeed, our leaders are insane, zero carbon & “WTO Brexit”, complete insanity.

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