Energy and Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
– One in five people still lacks access to modern electricity
– 3 billion people rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating
– Energy is the dominant contributor to climate change, accounting for around 60 per cent of total global greenhouse gas emissions
– Reducing the carbon intensity of energy is a key objective in long-term climate goals.