With the presidential elections in the US less than two months away, the lack of discussion on policy matters is surprising many, including former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, who in a recent interview expressed concern about the state of his party nominee Joe Biden’s campaign.

Sanders believes that Biden, and by extension the party, must focus on reviving the economy, and not place all bets that US President Donald Trump will lose because of his poor handling of the coronavirus crisis.  

But the fact of the matter is that Biden’s policies, be it on the economy or other issues, might not be something that excites most Americans. 

 

Biden’s ‘socialism’ 

Over the past weeks, Biden has been attacked by the Republican party, and has been called was ‘weak’ and a ‘Trojan horse for a radical left’ by Trump and Vice President Mike Pence respectively. However, there is little truth to these

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While the pace of growth of renewable energy has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest there remains plenty of appetite among domestic and foreign investors to build renewable infrastructure, according to a media statement issued today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

The US-based IEEFA examines issues related to energy markets, trends and policies globally. The institute’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy.

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The statement said that policy-related headwinds and a collapse in electricity demand due to the Covid-19 crisis have disrupted India’s renewable energy capacity tendering and commissioning process. But despite these setbacks, renewables are proving resilient with investment capital available for new projects with favourable risk-return profiles, said Kashish Shah, Research Analyst at the IEEFA, in the

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