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India’s share of the total global primary energy demand is set to increase from 6% to 11% by 2040. Unfortunately, the current energy mix in the Indian scenario comprises largely fossil fuel-based thermal power. What can India do to address global climate concerns and its own vulnerability to climate change threats?