Renewable energy and poverty–environment nexus in developing countries

Tajul Ariffin Masron, Yogeeswari Subramaniam
  • GeoJournal, August 2019, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/s10708-019-10073-7

How poverty can be resolve via offering them to involve in renewable energy production.

What is it about?

Poor people tend to destruct the environment for their needs. Renewable energy development is expected to promote both, poverty alleviation and environment protection.

Why is it important?

Renewable energy and poverty are currently treated as two mutually exclusive and unlikely to interact to be the solution to the other. This study is among the first to discover this opportunity.


Associate Professor Tajul Ariffin Masron
Universiti Sains Malaysia

This could be among the strategy to encourage the development of renewable energy, which is a bit slow in developing countries.

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