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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.

Plastic: What's Next?

Plastic: What's Next?

As one Asian country after another shuts the door on scrap exports, it is becoming increasingly clear that business as usual will not solve the plastic pollution challenge.

2018: Influx of Money for Food Waste Companies

2018: Influx of Money for Food Waste Companies

The types of companies attracting this investment vary significantly, but all have one thing in common: their products or services prevent food from going to waste. A report released by ReFED tallies $125 million of private investment in the space in the first 10 months of 2018 alone.

Energy Consumption Expected to Rise by 46 Percent by 2060

Energy Consumption Expected to Rise by 46 Percent by 2060

Across the globe, cities are growing. By 2050, the United Nations forecasts that 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, with India and China, expected to see the fastest rates of change.

The Need for Sustainable Energy Growth in Developing Countries to Reach SDG 7

The Need for Sustainable Energy Growth in Developing Countries to Reach SDG 7

One billion people live their daily lives without electricity. This represents a fundamental barrier to progress and has impacts on a wide range of development indicators, including health, education, food security, gender equality, livelihoods, and poverty reduction.

Renewables Today Account for One-third of the Global Electricity Capacity

Renewables Today Account for One-third of the Global Electricity Capacity

As the source of the largest share of world CO2 emissions, the power sector concentrates much attention on the global effort and search to reduce pollution.

Thinking of Going Off-Grid?

Thinking of Going Off-Grid?

The most common way to go off the grid and rid yourself of dependence on electricity from your power company is by using the sun and the wind to provide your power.

Growth in Renewables on Global Employment

Growth in Renewables on Global Employment

Renewable energy technologies provide employment along the entire supply chain, including manufacturing, trade and installation.

Why We Should Switch to Solar

Why We Should Switch to Solar

Last year in 2018, in the US alone there are about 2 million homes with solar panels.

Promising Outlook on Annual Additions of New Electric Capacity

Promising Outlook on Annual Additions of New Electric Capacity

The global transition to clean electricity generation continued in 2018, driven by lower costs of renewable electricity generation and a sharp decrease in battery prices.