Fast Facts

  • Fast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceFast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceDec 13, 2010

  • Fast Facts: Biodiversity and EcosystemsFast Facts: Biodiversity and EcosystemsOct 12, 2012
    Ecosystems, species and genes - the building blocks of biodiversity - are being degraded at an unparalleled rate as natural resources are exploited without consideration for their broader value to the ecosystem and economic values.

  • Fast Facts: Universal Energy AccessJul 1, 2011
    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 and communications, and mechanical power for productive uses is a vast area of unmet need. The energy access challenge is particularly acute in the least developed countries, South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

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