Energy Poverty conventionally refers to the lack of household electricity. Over 1 billion people live without reliable sources of electricity — but a new group seeks to change how we think about energy poverty. My guest today, Todd Moss is...
Today’s map comes from a new UN-backed report Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018. As the name suggests the report, which was a joint effort of the United Nations Environment Program and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, examined investment patterns in...
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is addressing the plenary session this morning, the closing day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. But as has been the case throughout most of the week, the real action is in the side events, where pledges are made and new initiatives launched.
Political and financial commitments to Sustainable Energy For All is one of the big takeaways of this conference. When a public embrace comes from the world's largest economy it is all the more significant.
The "official" outcome document negotiated by governments may be disappointing, but that is only part of the story. The other Rio Plus 20--the unofficial one--is where the much of the action is taking place
For Rio+20, the Brazilian model and UN Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bundchen filmed these two videos to highlight the dangers of old, traditional cookstoves which release harmful toxins when they burn
What it takes to double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, by 2030.
What it takes to bring access to modern energy to every corner of the globe by 2030.
For the next three days we are rolling out infographics that explain each of the three goals of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, why they are needed, and how we can achieve them. Today: doubling energy efficiency by 2030.