MonitorsPublished on Jun 13, 2016
Energy News Monitor | Volume XII; Issue 52

India takes off.. on a motorbike!

By Lydia Powell and Akhilesh Sati

The return in terms of avoided petroleum consumption per person for a given unit of effort by activist groups will be much greater in the United States than it is in India. The economic and social gain of a poor Indian taking off in a motor bike (albeit an inefficient one) to deliver milk to a consumer may be greater than the environmental harm that supposedly causes.

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