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Energy experts warn that world is not on track to meet 2030 energy targets

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:03

Without urgent action, the world will fall short of its 2030 energy targets and, consequently, fail to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says a new publication supported by UN DESA. Launched today, this set of policy briefs draws on the expertise of 50 organizations to identify priority areas where urgent action could place [...]

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Upswing in global growth won’t last forever; IMF says world must prepare now for leaner times ahead

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:58

While the world economy continues to show broad-based momentum, a new report released Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that there may be choppy seas ahead, caused by increasing protectionism or tit-for-tat trade wars. “Global growth is projected to soften beyond the next couple of years,” said the report, explaining that: [...]

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First Review of Sustainable Energy SDG at UN High Level Political Forum 2018

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:32

Media Advisory High-Level Briefings to Member States Wednesday, 18 April 2018 UN Headquarters, New York Universal access to energy, increased energy efficiency and expanded use of renewables — targets of Sustainable Development Goal 7 — are central to the achievement of both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate [...]

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