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Energy News MonitorVol.-XI, Issue-13, 9 September 2014
Energy development, because of its scale and complexity, only happens when "deals" are struck between governments and developers. Some deals are better than others. From the public policy perspective the "deals" we should be looking for, are those which minimize "rents" and maximize welfare.
India is considering a cut in diesel prices for the first time in seven years amid global crude price dropping below $100 a barrel for the first time in more than a year, a move that could take some of the sting out of inflation as a patchy monsoon threatens a rise in food prices.
Levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose at a record-shattering pace last year, a new report shows, a surge that surprised scientists and spurred fears of an accelerated warming of the planet in decades to come.