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Fast Facts: Universal Energy Access

Some 1.4 billion people have no access to electricity and a billion more only have access to unreliable electricity networks. About 3 billion people rely on solid fuels (traditional biomass and coal) to meet their basic needs. Access to modern energy services for cooking and heating, lighting andmore

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Fast Facts: Waste Management

The inadequate management of chemicals and waste can pose serious threats to human health and the environment and undermine economic and social development. At greatest risk are the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. more