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Number Theory: Climate crisis, energy, and the rise of air conditioners

Oct 26, 2023 12:04 PM IST

The 2021 IEA data on AC ownership shows that absolute number of AC units in India will increase from around 60 million in 2021 to 1.14 billion by 2050

The Narendra Modi government has defined the period between 2022 and 2047 -- India’s 75th and 100th years of Independence – as Amrit Kaal. The government has set itself a goal of making India a developed country by that end of that period. The government has also said that India will become the third largest economy in the world sometime between 2024 and 2029. Most economic projections suggest that this is not a wrong claim to make.

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    Abhishek Jha is a data journalist. He analyses public data for finding news, with a focus on the environment, Indian politics and economy, and Covid-19.

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    Roshan Kishore is the Data and Political Economy Editor at Hindustan Times. His weekly column for HT Premium Terms of Trade appears every Friday.

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