Energy‐intensive industries account for a significant part of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Industrial sectors such as cement, iron and steel, chemicals and refining represent one‐fifth of total global CO2 emissions, and the amount of CO2 they produce is likely to grow over the coming decades.
More than 1 billion people still live in destitution. At the same time, inequality is rising in many developing nations. The World Bank wants to galvanize international and national support around two goals: to virtually end extreme poverty in a generation and to push for greater equity.
The 2013 edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific argues that macroeconomic policies can play a key role not only in supporting the economies of the region in the short term, but also in reorienting the region towards a more inclusive and sustainable pattern of development.
GWEC's annual market update on the status of the global wind industry is the authoritative source of information on wind power markets around the world. It provides you with a comprehensive snapshot of the global industry, now present in about 75 countries, with 21 countries having more than 1000 MW installed.
The Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have launched the Global EV Outlook representing two years of data gathering and analysis of electric vehicle stock/sales and charging station deployment.
Bangladesh is one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that by 2050, 17 per cent of Bangladesh will have been claimed by rising seas, forcing 20 million people to relocate.
Forests provide fresh water, soil protection, carbon sequestration, and other valuable resources that forest-dependent communities have relied on for millennia. Quantifying these goods and services has been the focus of considerable attention in recent years.
This paper highlights the implications of the current separation of the discourses on private climate finance (PCF) and on subsidies, and the opportunities that exist to unlock climate-compatible investment by linking these fields.
This publication of the Central Statistics Office presents data on the status of six infrastructure sub sectors- Transport, Energy, Communication, Drinking Water and sanitation, Irrigation Storage of each state.