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Reducing the World’s Energy Intensity with Efficiency

Reducing the World’s Energy Intensity with Efficiency

Bridging the energy divide The World Bank, September 9, 2015. Image credit: geralt A major factor in this momentum is Sustainable Energy for All, an initiative set up after Rio+20, the UN’s 2012 Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. The SE4All initiative has high-level leadership and strong political support. Co-led and chaired by UN Secretary

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What is Necessary to Reach Global Sustainable Energy Goals?

Progress on sustainable energy improving, but ‘world must move faster’ – UN backed-report UN News Centre, May 18, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash The world is heading in the right direction under the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative, the Progress Toward Sustainable Energy: Global Tracking Framework 2015 report says, but it must move faster. According

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Hopes Rise for Global Warming Deal During UN Climate Negotiations

UN climate negotiations opening in Lima on Monday have the best chance in a generation of striking a deal on global warming, diplomats say. After a 20-year standoff, diplomats and longtime observers of the talks say there is rising optimism that negotiators will be able to secure a deal that will commit all countries to take action against climate change.

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Closing the Emissions Gap to Limit Climate Change

There’s a disjoint between the emissions cuts countries say they’re going to make and what needs to be done to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, according to the latest annual update to the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Emissions Gap report.