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Under the Malian sun

In 300 villages across Mali, solar panels are now generating electricity for lights, cookers, water pumps and more. They are also powering community health centres and other essential services.  


New house, new life -towards an energy efficient future

92 buildings across Belarus have been insulated to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  


UNDP, NGOs target increased action by governments, business on land sector to address climate change

On the first day of the Ministerial Climate Change (MOCA) Summit, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five not-for-profits launched an initiative calling for concerted action to…  


Harnessing the power of hydrogen

China, the second largest economy in the world, has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of energy. The country depends heavily on fossil fuels, and so is also the largest emitter of…  


New paths for eco-driving

As millennials become more and more ecologically conscious, companies around the world are looking for innovative solutions to make their vehicles more energy-efficient and promote energy efficiency…  


3 lessons from a small innovative centre supporting big ocean states

I love working for islands, and not just because of their nature, people and weather. Islands are the canaries in the coal mine for how we treat our planet. They are not responsible for climate…  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  


Solar solutions for displaced communities

The Arab region is experiencing one of the most dramatic periods of change in its history - with an escalation of conflict, a dramatic rise in poverty, and the emergence of more than 20 million…  


Regional Policy Brief: Energy in Crisis

A regional policy brief from the Arab States on energy provision during crisis situtations  


Resilient

Report covering UNDP's work on climate change, DRR and energy from 2015-2017  

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