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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.

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.

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.

Why Renewable Energy is One of the Most Attractive Investment Options for Companies Today

Why Renewable Energy is One of the Most Attractive Investment Options for Companies Today

Global businesses and investors are increasingly turning to a low-carbon portfolio—a fact reflected in a survey of leading financial institutions.

Why Top Companies Are Pushing for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Why Top Companies Are Pushing for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

A key development in recent years has been the growing number of companies setting science-based targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. 63 percent of senior executives believe that these targets are driving innovation.

Rapid Growth of Renewable Power Generation Continued in 2018

Rapid Growth of Renewable Power Generation Continued in 2018

Over the past five years or so, the rapid growth in renewable energy, together with an edging down in the coal share, has led to a more sustained improvement in the carbon intensity of the power sector.

Energy Demand Worldwide Grew by Fastest Pace in A Decade in 2018

Energy Demand Worldwide Grew by Fastest Pace in A Decade in 2018

As a result, global energy-related CO2 emissions rose by 1.7% to 33 Gigatonnes (Gt) in 2018. Coal use in power generation alone surpassed 10 Gt, accounting for a third of total emissions.

Americans Spend $350 Billion A Year On Electricity, More Than Half Goes to Waste

Americans Spend $350 Billion A Year On Electricity, More Than Half Goes to Waste

Apart from the financial burden, such excess contributes to pollution and global warming.

When We Waste Food, Other Resources Are Wasted Too

When We Waste Food, Other Resources Are Wasted Too

The fact that we carelessly waste 33% of our food globally means there is huge potential to reduce our environmental footprint. Big picture, energy and transportation tend to be the face of climate change, but with food’s impact arguably larger it definitely deserves more of a focus.