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The Power of Circular and Integrated Water-Food-Energy Management in Tackling Global Challenges

The Power of Circular and Integrated Water-Food-Energy Management in Tackling Global Challenges

The predicted growth of the global population will pose a critical challenge for the sustainable and equitable supply of resources, and current linear economic approaches prove inappropriate to foster more sustainable food and energy production and resource and waste management.

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.

To Live in A Fossil-Fuel-Dependent World

To Live in A Fossil-Fuel-Dependent World

To limit warming to 1.5°C, not only should no new fossil-fuel-using infrastructure be built ever again, some existing power plants need to shut down early—and yet today many new power plants are under construction or planned.

Water: the Core of Sustainable Development

Water: the Core of Sustainable Development

At the human level, water cannot be seen in isolation from sanitation. Together, they are vital for reducing the global burden of disease and improving the health, education and economic productivity of populations.

Why Bioenergy is Important in Addressing Global Challenges Today

Why Bioenergy is Important in Addressing Global Challenges Today

Rural bioenergy is still the predominant form of energy used by people in the less developed countries, and bioenergy from biomass accounts for about 15% of the world’s primary energy consumption and about 38% of the primary energy consumption in developing countries.

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.

Consumer Behavior on Food Wastage

Consumer Behavior on Food Wastage

ReFED estimates that US households alone waste 76 billion pounds of food per year. Major contributors to household food waste include food spoilage, over-preparing, date label confusion, overbuying and poor planning.

6 Key Factors Influencing the Economic Case for Renewable Energy

6 Key Factors Influencing the Economic Case for Renewable Energy

Appropriate government incentives can be an important tool to speed deployment and reduce costs for clean energy technologies. In recent years there has been modest federal support for renewables like wind and solar power, but it pales in comparison to the large government subsidies that continue to prop up coal, natural gas, and nuclear power.

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

Energy Efficiency to Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

There are enormous opportunities for efficiency improvements in every sector of the economy, whether it is buildings, transportation, industry, or energy generation.

Solar Energy Growth in the United States

Solar Energy Growth in the United States

Total installed U.S. PV capacity is expected to more than double over the next five years – by 2024, more than 15 GW of PV capacity will be installed annually.