‘Coal doesn’t benefit the poor’: Dan Kammen on Energy Access and Poverty

Daniel Kammen

Date: November 7, 2016 Duration: 13 minutes

Carbon Brief spoke to Daniel Kammen, one of the contributors to the report of the ODI's beyond coal report, about the findings. The original publication, Beyond Coal - Scaling up Clean Energy to Fight Global Poverty by Kammen et al. can be found here.

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Daniel Kammen is professor of energy at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also founding director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, co-director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment, director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center, and serves on the Advisory Committee for Energy & Environment for the X-Prize Foundation. In February 2016 he was appointed as science envoy for the US State Department.

This video was originally posted on CarbonBrief.