Energy Resources

World energy consumption is the total energy produced and used by humans. Typically measured per year, it involves all energy harnessed from every energy source applied towards activity across all industrial and technological sectors, in every country. It does not include energy from food. World energy consumption has implications for the socio-economic-political sphere. Institutions such as the International Energy Agency (IEA), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), and the European Environment Agency (EEA) record and publish energy data periodically. Improved data and understanding of world energy consumption may reveal systemic trends and patterns, which could help frame current energy issues …

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WRI · 1 October 2022 English

This paper applies WRI’s 'Framework to Assess the Sustainable Development Impacts of Renewable Power Technologies' to estimate the economic rate of return (ERR) associated with prominent renewable energy (RE) technologies …


World Bank Group · 12 January 2022 English

includes sections on energy resources efficiency, water and soil management, pollution


IISD · 11 January 2022 English

This report examines how two former mine sites were converted to into spaces generating renewable energy in British Columbia, Canada and Ruhr, Germany.


ORF · 10 January 2022 English

The bilateral relationship between neighbours India and Nepal encompasses not only common notions of culture and common geographical boundaries, but also shared freshwater resources. [1] There are a number of …


ORF · 7 January 2022 English

According to the World Inequality Report 2022 (WIR 2022), India and Brazil are countries with ‘extreme’ inequality amongst low- and middle-income group countries. China is slightly better as it is …


ORF · 7 January 2022 English

This article is part of the series Comprehensive Energy Monitor: India and the World According to the World Inequality Report 2022 (WIR 2022), India and Brazil are countries with ‘extreme’ …


ADB · 6 January 2022 English

Environmental monitoring reports describe the environmental issues or mitigation measures of a project. This document dated January 2022 is provided for the ADB project 48078-003 in Pakistan.


PIK · 4 January 2022

Natural gas based hydrogen production with carbon capture and storage is referred to as blue hydrogen. If substantial amounts of CO2 from natural gas reforming are captured and permanently stored, …


IISD · 31 December 2021

Phasing out fossil fuels is critical to global efforts to tackle climate change, but actions to curb emissions are hindered by protections granted under international investment law. This report analyzes …


NBER · 30 December 2021

Blackouts impose substantial economic costs in developing countries. This paper advances a new explanation for their continued prevalence: unlike in high-income countries, where regulatory mandates require utilities to satisfy all …


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