energy management

Why Renewable Energy Is The Way to Go Forward

Why Renewable Energy Is The Way to Go Forward

The environmental advantages of renewable energy, have been widely known for decades. Its numerous socio-economic benefits, however, have only become apparent in recent decades.

Greenhouse Gases: Source of Grave Concern Worldwide

Greenhouse Gases: Source of Grave Concern Worldwide

While some argue that global warming is a natural process and that there have always been greenhouse gases, the amount of gases in the atmosphere has skyrocketed in recent history.

Renewable Energy in Additions of New Electric Capacity

Renewable Energy in Additions of New Electric Capacity

Utilities demonstrated strong “voluntary demand” in renewable energy as opposed to the demand driven by policy mandates we’ve seen in the past.

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Globally, more than 125 million children under five years of age live in households without access to an improved drinking-water source, and more than 280 million children under five live in households without access to improved sanitation facilities.

Renewables in Meeting Global Energy Demand

Renewables in Meeting Global Energy Demand

The share of renewables in meeting global energy demand is expected to grow by one-fifth in the next five years to reach 12.4% in 2023.

Municipal Solid Waste in Asia

Municipal Solid Waste in Asia

Supporting countries to make critical solid waste management policy and planning decisions is key, but finance and implementation constraints at the local level still pose some of the biggest barriers to successful systems.

Methane Emissions Exacerbate Climate Impacts

Methane Emissions Exacerbate Climate Impacts

If methane leaks into the air before being used, it absorbs the sun's heat, warming the atmosphere. For this reason, it's considered a greenhouse gas, like carbon dioxide.

The World Needs A Significant and Concerted Transition in Energy Sources

The World Needs A Significant and Concerted Transition in Energy Sources

Balancing the challenge between development and environment is the ultimate goal of ensuring everyone has access to enough sustainable energy to maintain a high standard of living.

Annual Impact of Energy System by 2050

Annual Impact of Energy System by 2050

Access to energy is a key pillar for human wellbeing, economic development and poverty alleviation. Ensuring everyone has sufficient access is an ongoing and pressing challenge for global development. However, our energy systems also have important environmental impacts.

Carbon Emissions: How Are We Doing Globally?

Carbon Emissions: How Are We Doing Globally?

The world’s countries emit vastly different amounts of heat-trapping  gases into the atmosphere. Developed nations typically have high carbon dioxide emissions per capita, while some developing countries lead in the growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions.