energy

The world is in the grips of a climate crisis driven by greenhouse gas emissions, of which the largest single source is the energy sector. Any successful global effort to mitigate climate change will require a drastic reduction in energy sector emissions, which can be achieved by a shift to renewable energy sources and a […]

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Subsidy reform will likely reduce household expenditure on women’s needs and reduce women’s access to modern energy sources, affecting their economic opportunities and respiratory health. Reform can have positive effects if it leads to improved energy supply systems (increasing energy access), but this is likely to take place over the medium term. There is currently […]

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This research project aims to investigate the impacts from fossil fuel subsidy reform on poor women in Bangladesh, India and Nigeria. This initial scoping report finds no primary, quantitative research on the question of the gender-differentiated impact of fossil fuel subsidy reforms. However, there is a large body of literature linked to energy access and […]

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This Strategic Framework for Results (2016-21) aims to provide strategic direction to the Sustainable Energy for All platform and its partners that operate on a global basis. It focuses on how to move further, faster in the coming five years towards the delivery of SEforALL’s three, 2030 objectives: Ensure universal access to modern energy services […]

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La sustentabilidad ambiental y el respeto a la naturaleza están íntimamente ligados a los objetivos del Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres en pos de la igualdad sustantiva entre mujeres y hombres, y el empoderamiento de las mujeres, principales receptoras de los efectos del cambio climático y los desastres que atentan contra sus vidas y las […]

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The ECOWAS Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) partnered with the Clean Energy Solutions Center (Solutions Center), the African Development Bank and other institutions to develop a Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States. Through a systematic approach to assess interlinked gender and energy issues in the region, […]

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In 2005, the International Energy Agency (IEA) in co-operation with Eurostat launched its Energy Statistics Manual for helping statisticians to better understand the fundamentals of energy statistics and to facilitate the preparation of annual energy questionnaires. In fact, the manual was an answer to several issues, including the fast turnover of staff in offices and […]

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