As the 21st century enters its late teens and much of the world has been transformed by digital technology, 1.1 billion people continue to live without access to electricity. A further billion have unreliable access. The United Nations has made one of its sustainable development goals to provide reliable and modern energy to all by 2030. Is this possible? How would it transform lives and communities? Can global carbon dioxide emissions targets and the need for mass electrification be balanced? Is a clean energy breakthrough required to meet this goal? The Agenda examines global energy poverty and how to end it.
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The Agenda at WGSI: Global Energy
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Apr 26, 2016
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